Upcoming meetings

ISHG members may be interested in some upcoming meetings at the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus.

Please follow the links attached for further information.

3-4 February 2016
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge
Registrations Deadline: 30 November

13-15 April 2016
Abstract Deadline:1 March 2016 / Registration Deadline: 15 March 2016

ISHG 2015 programme

The final programme for the Irish Society of Human Genetics 2015 annual scientific meeting is now available via the following link.  

Our second keynote address by Prof. Kingsmore's is entitled "Clinical implications of 2-day whole genome sequencing of acutely ill infants".

Directions to venue:
Please use Collins Avenue entrance to DCU. The meeting is in the Lonsdale building on the ground floor. 
Campus map: https://www.dcu.ie/sites/default/files/campus_map.pdf

We had a very successful meeting and our thanks go to our keynote speaker Prof. Stephen Kingsmore, Dee Lyons/Missouri Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine, Children’s Mercy, Kansas.

Congratulations to Caragh Stapleton on winning the Young Investigator Award for her presentation entitled "Identifying Genetic Predictors of Skin Cancer in Renal Transplant Populations".

Congratulations to Dr. Jillian Casey on winning the Best Post Doc Oral presentation entitled "When it Comes to Exomes, Expect the Unexpected".

Mendelian Traits NGS Course, Berlin September 28 - October 2, 2015

ISHG members may be interested in the upcoming course "Identifying genes for Mendelian Traits using Next Generation Sequence Data".  The course will be held at the Max Delbrück Center in Berlin from September 28-October 2, 2015.  
The course webpage URL, which contains a description of the course, schedule and application,  is https://www.bcm.edu/research/labs/center-for-statistical-genetics/courses/ngs-mendelian-course-sept-oct-2015 .   

For additional information on the course please contact Suzanne Leal

ISHG Annual Meeting and Call for Abstracts

Dear members, The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Society of Human Genetics will take place on Friday 4th September 2015 in Dublin City University.

Two leading international scientists will give keynote lectures at this year’s meeting: Prof. Stephen Kingsmore, Dee Lyons/Missouri Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine, Children’s Mercy, Kansas and Prof. Mark Caulfield of William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London.

 The call for abstracts is now open and will close on Friday 12th June. Please see the Abstract form for instructions on completing and returning your abstract. Please only select Post grad or Post Doc if you want to be considered for a prize for best oral/poster presentation.
The German Society of Proteome Research are hosting the Proteomic Forum on 22-25 March 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Please see the following link for further information.

Programme for the Irish Society of Human Genetics 2014 annual meeting

The final programme for the Irish Society of Human Genetics 2014 annual scientific meeting is now available via the following link. 

EAP Educational Congress & MasterCourse, Oslo, Norway, September 17-20, 2015

EAP is very happy to announce that the EAP Congress & MasterCourse will be held in Oslo, Norway on September 17-20, 2015. 

The Scientific Committee is developing a program with topics covering all areas of interest in the field of paediatrics and the congress will provide the most updated, state-of-the-art information on the latest developments in research and clinical practice in the main areas of Paediatrics.

The EAP 2015 Congress &  MasterCourse will bring together professionals from the fields of Adolescent Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Critical/Emergency Care, Endocrine and Diabetes, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Genetic and Metabolic, Hemato-Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology, Paediatric Tropical Medicine, Primary Care, Obesity Respiratory and Rheumatology.

We would appreciate your consideration and support of the EAP 2015 Congress & MasterCourse having cross promotional activities:

·         To include the EAP 2015 link / banner on your Society’s national website
·         Publicise our Congress & MasterCourse on your event calendar
·         Send a newsletter on our behalf to your members, informing them about our Congress and MasterCourse
·         To support and promote the congress to your national society members
·         To promote the congress at every national or regional congress in your country/region. Promotional material can be provided in this regard.
In exchange for your support, we will:
  • List you as a Supporting Organisation and include your logo on the congress website and the Final programme
  • List any upcoming events that your organisation may have on the EAP 2015 Congress website and on the EAP Association website
  • Provide you with the opportunity to distribute your organisation’s marketing materials in either the delegate bags and/or on the future meetings table at the congress itself;

For further information about the Congress and MasterCourse, we invite you to visit the website:  www.eapcongress.com