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Programme Highlights

Global Alliances

Monday, 28 April 2014, 10.30 – 12.30 | Room 4

Chair: Tom Hudson

 Introduction
Tom Hudson (CA)
 Overview of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
Peter Goodhand (CA)
 Big Data and New Approaches
Tom Hudson (CA)
 Regulatory and Ethics Community
Partha Majumder (IN)
 Clinical Community
Heidi Rehm (US)
 Panel Discussion

HUGO - OECD Joint Session: Genomics for Better Food and Nutrition

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 10.15 - 13.15 | Room 4

Chair: Gerardo Jiménez-Sánchez

10.15 - 10.20Welcome by the Sessions Chair
10.20 - 10.25Welcome by the WPB / OECD
10.25 - 10.45The power of genomics: transforming lives, business and the global economy
Gerardo Jimenez-Sanchez (MX)
10.45 - 11.15Genomics and agri-food in Canada
Pierre Meulien (CA)
11.15 - 11.45Omics to unlock the potential of cassava for improving food security
Claude Fauquet (CO)
11.45 - 12.15Epigenetics for better nutrition and health
Irma Silva-Zolezzi (CH)
12.15 - 12.45The post-genomics era plant breeding: perspectives and practices in rice improvement
Zhi-Kang Li (CN)
12.45 - 13.15Roundtable discussion with the speakers and invited experts and wraup-up by the Session Chair

Integration of Genomic Data Sharing into National Health Systems - HVP SESSION

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 9.00 - 11.00

Chairs: Helen Robinson, Richard Cotton

9.00 – 9.10Introduction
Richard G.H. Cotton
9.10 – 9.30Progress of HVP consortium members
Richard G.H. Cotton
9.30 – 9.50Human Genomics and Global Health: The Role of HVP
Helen M. Robinson
9.50 – 10.10Effective diagnosis of genetic disease by computational phenotype analysis of the disease-associated genome
Peter N. Robinson
10.10 – 11.00Panel Discussion