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Genomics in clinical practice: future of precision medicine

1st June 2016 @ 8:00 am - 2nd June 2016 @ 5:00 pm


    • Dr. Thelma B.K, Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi
    • Topic: Impressive advances in technology and understanding disease biology propels change from GATC to genomic medicine


    • Dr. Harsha Gowda, Faculty Scientist, Institute of Bioinformatics, Bangalore and Associate Director, YU-IOB Center for Systems Biology and Molecular Medicine, Yenepoya University, Mangalore
    • Topic: The role of genomics in evidence-based medicine


    • Dr. Surendra K. Chikara, Executive Director, Eurofins Clinical Genetics India Pvt. Ltd.
    • Topic: Advances in genetic testing- “what to offer and when”


    • Mr. Rajendra Tari, Field Application Scientist, Illumina, South Asia Pacific-India
    • Topic: Translational applications of Next Generation Sequencing in oncology


    • Dr. Amit Dutt, Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellow, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai
    • Topic: Translating cancer genomics to medicine


    • Dr. Sreejayan Nambiar, Sr. Field Applications Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    • Topic: Ion Torrent: Semiconductor based Next Generation Sequencing technology-Introduction and applications


    • Dr. Chitra Pattabiraman, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Centre for Biological Sciences TIFR, Bangalore
    • Topic: Pathogen signatures in the blood and the brain- an investigation using genomic tools


    • Dr. Souvik Mukherjee, Assistant Professor, BioMedical Genomics Centre (BMGC), National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, West Bengal
    • Topic: Genomic diversity in the host-pathogen interacting genes and its association with human microbiome dysbiosis in chronic diseases


    • Dr. Aparup Das, Scientist F, National Institute of Malaria Research (ICMR), New Delhi
    • Topic: Population genomic inferences indicate possibility of personalized medicine for malaria in India


    • Dr. Priya Kadam, Medical Officer, MedGenome Labs Private Ltd., Bangalore
    • Topic: Non-invasive prenatal screening for chromosomal abnormalities


    • Dr. Akshay Anand, Additional Professor, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh
    • Topic: Genetic testing as tool for BetiBachao: recipe for lawmakers


    • Dr. Malali Gowda, Professor, School of Conservation, Life Science and Health Science, Transdisciplinary University, Foundation for Revitalization of Local Health Traditions, Bangalore
    • Topic: Genomics of medicinal plants and traditional formulations


    • Dr. Stephen Rudd, Pacific Biosciences, Singapore
    • Topic: Single molecule real time sequencing – beyond a single human reference genome


    • Ms. Niyati. S. Dave, Capital Sales Specialist, Bio-Rad Laboratories
    • Topic: Droplet Digital PCR: Way forward for Liquid Biopsy


    • Dr. Shaji T. George, Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Mir Lifescience Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore and Biopharm Laboratories Inc., New York, USA
    • Topic: A gene expression array for predicting chemotherapy response in cancer patients


    • Dr. Radha Venkatesan, Executive Scientific Officer, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai
    • Topic: Monogenic diabetes – from bench to bedside


1st June 2016 @ 8:00 am
2nd June 2016 @ 5:00 pm