Introduction to Applied Genomics 2016

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07/04/2016|Time: 10:00 - 18:00
Location: UCL Institute of Child Health, London, Leolin Price Lecture Theatre
Organised by: ICH Events
Tel: 020 7905 2699 or 020 7905 2675

Event summary

Are you involved in managing or recruiting patients with genetic conditions? This course is an introduction to how Genomics applies to your clinical practice.

This one-day course is aimed general and specialist paediatricians and physicians, trainees in adult and paediatric medicine and surgery, and genetic nurses and counsellors. We will introduce participants to the cutting-edge genom­ics technologies, data analysis methods and resources that are increasingly being adopted by NHS laboratories. The course aims to explain how genomic medicine is becoming part of the day-to-day work of clinical laboratories and is based on real clinical cases. Participants will be directly involved in the analysis of genomic information through interactive learning and discussion. No specialist genomics or bioinformatics knowledge is assumed.

RCPCH has approved this activity for up to a maximum of 6 CPD credits, in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD guidelines and are allocated as follows:

6 CPD Credits if delegate attends optional “Introduction to basic Genetics” session

or 5 CPD Credits if just attending general programme from 10.00am onwards.

Standard Cost £200.00

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The programme

08:45-09:00 Early Registration for optional workshop participants
09.00-10.00 Introduction to Basic Genomics Optional Workshop
Registration with coffee
Dr Elizabeth Forsythe
10:00-10:15 General Introduction to Genomics in the Clinic Dr Mike Hubank
10:15-11:00 Case Presentation: A Case of Deafness, Developmental Delay and Fractures Professor Maria Bitner-Glindzicz and Deborah Morrogh
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break 
11:30-12:00 Genetics to Genome Dr Horia Stanescu
12:00-12:45 Including high throughput sequencing, gene panels, exomes, genome sequencing, microarrays and RNAseq Dr Mark Kristiansen and Dr Mike Hubank
12:45-13:00 Interactive group discussions about options/decision making process for taking case forward on the basis of what has been learned so far
13:00-14:00 Lunch and meet the genomics team
14:00-14:30 How the story actually continued: Analysis methods performed and how they work Dr Hywel Williams, Dr Polona Le Quesne and Dr Mike Hubank
14:30-15:00 Guided interactive session: Analyse the data and come to a conclusion TBC
15:00-15:30 Tea Break 
15:30-16:00 How the case was resolved Professor Maria Bitner-Glindzicz
16:00-17:00 Ethics, Context and new developments Professor Maria Bitner-Glindzicz and Dr Mike Hubank
17:00-18:00 Wine Reception and Opt
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