Needham, MA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013
Bio-IT World and Cambridge Healthtech Institute today announced the final program and keynote lineup for the Fifth International Clinical Genomics & Informatics Europe Conference. The three-day event will be held 4-6 December 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal and will bring together the international science and informatics communities to discuss the latest strategies for analyzing, interpreting and implementing the huge amounts of sequencing data now available. Keynote presenters include Dr. Anne Cambon-Thomsen of Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Dr. Niklas Blomberg of ELIXIR, Dr. Timothy Hubbard of Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and Dr. Hans-Hilger Ropers of the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics.
Dr. Anne Cambon-Thomsen, Research Director of Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, currently leads an interdisciplinary research team on genomics, biotherapies and public health. She is heavily involved in several EU projects, advisory boards and associations in genomic sciences, public health and biobanking and serves on the national birth cohort ELFE as president. Dr. Cambon-Thomsen will present "The Ethical Dimensions of Data Sharing and the Maze of Identifiability."
Founding Director of ELIXIR: The European Research Instrastructure for Life Science Data, Dr. Niklas Blomberg, will share new efforts for storing, integrating and analyzing data with ELIXIR's e-infrastructure. Dr. Blomberg holds a Ph.D. from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory and plays an active role in advancing industry research as a national e-Science advisor. Prior to joining ELIXIR, Dr. Blomberg was responsible for creating AstraZeneca’s cross-disciplinary computational chemistry team in support of respiratory, inflammation and autoimmune research.
As the Head of Human Genome Analysis at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Advisor to NHS England’s 1
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