Program

Program

 

Thursday 16th November

19:00 - 22:00   Speakers' Dinner  


Friday 17th November

8:00 - 9:00     

Arrival and registration

Tea & coffee / Breakfast

 

9:00 - 9:15

Welcome

 John Christodoulou

Contemporary contexts and challenges in clinical genomics

 

9:15 - 10:10

Plenary: The Wrong Question: Clinicians or exomes?

Fowzan Alkuraya

10:10 - 10:30

Molecular autopsies

Hamish Scott

10:30 - 10:50

Polygenic risk scores

Paul James

10:50 - 11:20

Morning Tea and Networking

 

11:20 - 11:30

Development of a National Functional Genomics Network

Brandeis McBratney-Owen

11:30 - 12:15

Where’s my report? An exploration of the anatomy of genome sequencing – and towards fast turnaround (TAT)

Sebastian Lunke
Ben Lundie
Mark Davis

12:15 - 13:00

Mosaic disorders: Towards a Molecular Taxonomy of Human Disease

Leslie Biesecker 

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch and Networking

 

Ethics – where are the guidelines (and do we need more) for clinical genomics practice

14:00 - 15:00

Cases and panel discussion around the need for guidelines and process for genomic testing in a clinical setting

 Ainsley Newson (facilitator)
Ivan Macciocca
Meredith Wilson
Hamish Scott

 15:00 - 15:30

Afternoon tea and Networking

 

Mainstreaming/Genetics beyond the Genetics Clinics  

15:30 - 17:00


Cardiac Genomics in Clinical Cardiology Practice
Genomics in the Kidney Clinic - Translation, Implementation and Challenges
Mitochondrial
Insights and Challenges in Mainstreaming Genetic Testing for Epileptic Encephalopathies
Immunogenomics
Oncology


Chris Semsarian
Andrew Mallett
Carolyn Sue
Katherine Howell

Melanie Wong
 Mary-Anne Young

17:00 - 17:45 

Future models of genetic services - the 10 year model [Panel]

Andrew Mallett (facilitator)

Clara Gaff
Cliff Meldrum
John Christodoulou
Mary-Anne Young
Leslie Biesecker
Fowzan Alkuraya
Julie McGaughran

18:30 - 22:00 Social dinner function (all guests; included in registration)  
        

Saturday 18th November

8:00 - 9:00

Breakfast and Networking 

 

Genomics, screening and personalised prevention

9:00 - 9:15

Welcome and opening remarks

Marcel Dinger

9:15 - 10:15

Plenary: Secondary Findings and Predictive Genomic Medicine

Leslie Biesecker

10:15 -10:35

Preconception carrier screening in the age of genomics 

Nigel Laing 

10:35 - 10:55

Genome.One personal health genomics pilot 

Mary-Anne Young 

11:00 - 11:30

Morning Tea and Networking

 

11:30 - 11:50

Exome sequencing in babies with congenital deafness as a model of genomic newborn screening

David Amor

11:50 - 12:10

Melbourne Genomics Approach to Secondary Analysis

Elly Lynch 

12:10 - 12:30

Revising analysis pipelines for the testing of healthy individuals 

Sebastian Lunke 

12:30 - 13:15

Genomics, screening and personalised prevention [Panel]

Leslie Burnett

Leslie Biesecker
Fowzan Alkuraya
Nigel Laing
Mary-Anne Young
David Amor
Elly Lynch 
Sebastian Lunke

13:15 - 13:20

Wrap up and future perspectives

Marcel Dinger 

13:20 - 14:00

Lunch and Networking

 

Final titles to be confirmed 

 

 

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