Human Genome Meeting 2017: From Genomics to Therapy (Feb 5-7, 2017, Barcelona, ES)


The Human Genome Meeting 2017 of the Human Genome Organization will be held in Barcelona on February 5th-7th, 2017. The theme of the HGM2017 – From Genomics to Therapy - reflects the maturity of genomics and shows how it is becoming a tool that now can be used for the immediate benefit of patients. HGM2017 aims to highlight the progress that has been made in this important aspect of our lives.

HGM2017 will bring together high-level researchers involved in the clinical translation of genomics technologies and results. We will have sessions on the state-of-the-art and utility of genome tools, prominent keynote lectures, roundtables and discussions addressing the most recent advances in the translation of biomedical research results in clinical applications.

A list of the confirmed speakers is shown below:
Mike Stratton (UK)
Luigi Naldini (Italy)
Richard Gibbs (US)
Bartha Knoppers (Canada)
Arnold Munnich (France)
David Valle (US)
Joshua Akey (US)
Ian Campbell (Australia)
Joel Dudley (US)
Johannes Krause (Germany)
Nuria López-Bigas (Spain)
Ben Lehner (Spain)
Iñaki Martín-Subero (Spain)
Marc Martí-Renom (Spain)
Tomas Marqués (Spain)
Stefan Mundlos (Germany)
Vic Myer (US)
Nazneen Rahman (UK)
Heidi Rehm (US)
Joan Seoane (Spain)
Val Sheffield (US)
Michael Snyder (US)
Gustavo Stolovitzky (US)
Charles Swanton (UK)

Participants in the HGM2017 are welcomed for abstract submission, for which the deadline has been extended to December 15th.

You can find more information on the meeting in the following link:

We are looking forward to see you at the HGM2017!

Best regards,
Ivo Gut, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee