Open Science in human genomics research

UPDATE: only few tickets left – do not forget to register https://dnadigestsym2014.eventbrite.co.uk

This November 22nd, DNAdigest is organizing a collaborative symposium. The topic of the event will be “Open Science in human genomics research – challenges and inspirations”. It will take place at the Future Business Centre, Cambridge. You can take a look at this map for directions. At this upcoming collaborative symposium, we will introduce topics like open science, access to sequencing data, privacy concerns around human genomic data, etc., and the schedule of the day will be prepared as a combination of short presentations from invited speakers followed by interactive discussion groups.

Join us at the Symposium by signing up here.

 Conference room

You can look forward to inspirational talks to spur excitement and discussions:

  • Manuel Corpas, will talk about how he as a citizen scientist has crowdfunded and crowdsourced the analysis of his personal genome.
  • Linda Briceno, will share her thoughts on legal and ethical implications of data sharing in genomics.
  • Nick Sireau, will talk about how scientists and patients can engage in collaborations, and how Open Science may be either beneficial or challenging in this context.
  • Tim Hubbard, will present how Genomics England is engaging the research community in the 100k genomes project.
  • Julia Wilson, will present how the Global Alliance is working to implement standards for data sharing across genomics and health

Don’t Forget to Signup to the event through our eventbrite page on https://dnadigestsym2014.eventbrite.co.uk

We are looking forward to seeing you in Cambridge!

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