The Biology Of Genomes

The 2014 meeting will address DNA sequence variation and its role in molecular evolution, population genetics and complex diseases, comparative genomics, large-scale studies of gene and protein expression, and genomic approaches to ecological systems. Both technologies and applications will be emphasized. In addition there will be a special session on the ethical, legal and social implications of genome research.

Tentative Topics:
High Throughput Genomics & Genetics
Genetics of Complex Traits
Functional and Cancer Genomics
Computational Genomics
Evolutionary Genomics
Population Genomic Variation
Genetics and Genomics of Non-Human Species
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Keynote Speakers:
Peter Donnelly
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
Nancy Moran
University of Texas, Austin

Discussion Leaders:
Leif Andersson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Peter Andolfatto, Princeton University
Edward Buckler, USDA-ARS; Cornell University
Atul Butte, Stanford University School of Medicine
Rachel Karchin, Johns Hopkins University
Eimear Kenny, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Dana Pe'er, Columbia University
John Rinn, Harvard University
Chris Spencer, Oxford University, UK
Matthew Stephens, University of Chicago
Michael Stratton, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK Jenny Tung, Duke University
Naomi Wray, The University of Queensland, Australia

6 May - 10 May 2014

Cold Spring Harbor
United States of America
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