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:

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 .   

For additional information on the course please contact Suzanne Leal