Sunday, June 162019-02-18T09:12:06+00:00

08:30 – 10:00 hrs | Concurrent Symposia S01-04 & Educational Sessions E05-E06


S01.1 Common and rare variants in psychiatric disorders

James Walters;
United Kingdom

S01.2 Structural variations in psychiatric disorders

Jonathan Sebat;
United States

S01.3 Updates in clinical applications of psychiatric genetics

Jehannine Austin;

S02.1 Tumour supressor function restoration: role in tumour reversion and response to treatment

Scott Lowe;
United States

S02.2 Myc in Cancer: targeting an engine, not a driver

Gerard Evan;
United Kingdom

S02.3 Immunotherapy in cancer

Karine Serre;

S03.1 Minor spliceosome and disease

Mikko Frilander;

S03.2 RNA mis-splicing in disease

Maurice Swanson;
United States

S03.3 Restoring splicing defects by antisense oligonucleotide therapy

Rob Collin;

S04.1 Update on polycystic kidney disease

Carsten Bergmann;

S04.2 Nephrotic Syndrome

Corinne Antignac;

S04.3 The future of Kidney care

Benjamin Freedman;
United States

E05.1 Title to be announced

Mike Talkowski;
United States

E05.2 Title to be announced

Anna Lindstrand;

E06.1 Integrating pharmacogenomics into personalized drug treatment

Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg;

E06.2 Pharmacogenomics based personalized drug treatment across world populations

Andrea Gaedigk;
United States

10:00 – 10:30 hrs | Coffee Break, Exhibition, Poster Viewing

10:15 – 11:15 hrs | Poster Viewing with Authors – Group A

11:15 – 12:45 hrs | Corporate Satellites

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11:15 – 12:45 hrs | Lunch Break, Exhibition, Poster Viewing

13:00 – 14:30 hrs | Concurrent Sessions C07-C12 from submitted abstracts

14:30 – 15:00 hrs | Fruit Break, Exhibition, Poster Viewing

15:00 – 16:30 hrs | Workshops W05-W11

Workshop Organiser:  Christian Gilissen

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Workshop Organisers:  Jilly Clayton-Smith, Sofia Douzgou, Dian Donnai

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Workshop Organiser:  Bob Kuhn

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Workshop Organisers:  Laura Harris, Daniel Suveges

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Workshop Organiser:  Rhona Macleod

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Workshop Organisers:  Alexandre Reymond, Elfride De Baere

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Workshop Organisers:  Robert Hofstra, Julie McGaughran

Moderation: Roy Sheppard

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15:00 – 16:30 hrs | Corporate Satellites

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16:30 – 17:00 hrs | Coffee Break, Exhibition, Poster Viewing

16:45 – 17:45 hrs | Poster Viewing with Authors – Group B

17:45 – 19:15 hrs | Concurrent Symposia S05-08 & Educational Sessions E08-E09

S05.1 Pooled CRISPR screening with single-cell transcriptome readout

Christoph Bock;

S05.2 Therapeutic applications of genome editing to prevent diseases

Kiran Musunuru;
United States

S05.3 Advances in therapeutic CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing

Gerald Schwank;


S06.1 Current understanding of psychiatric genetics research and services amongst mental health service users and their families

David Crepaz-Keay;
United Kingdom

S06.2 Can genomic profiling improve risk reducing behaviour?

Nadeem Qureshi;
United Kingdom

S06.3 What this variant will mean for my baby?

Lidewij Henneman;

S07.1 Polygenic risk scores in genetic epidemiology

Krista Fisher;

S07.2 Polygenic risk scores in cardiovascular disease

Samuli Ripatti;

S07.3 Polygenic risk scores in prostate cancer

Rosalind Eeles;
United Kingdom

S08.1 L1 retrotransposition in germline, early embryos and cancer development

Geoffrey J. Faulkner;

S08.2 Alu-elements and cellular RNA metabolism

Lynne E. Maquat;
United States

S08.3 Insertion variants at disease risk loci

Kathleen H. Burns;
United States

E07.1 Single cell heterogeneity in human brain and its relation to neurodegenerative diseases

Raheleh Rahbari;
United Kingdom

E07.2 Single cell RNA sequencing in psychiatric disorders

Jens Hjerling Leffler;

E08.1 Loss of chromosome Y: From discovery to impact

Lars Forsberg;

E08.2 Chromosome Y and the ageing genome

Mitchell Machiela;
United States

19:15-20:45 hrs | Corporate Satellites

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19:30 – 20:30 hrs | ESHG Membership Meeting