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GHGA Public Mini-Conference across the Rare Disease Community

27.10.2021 14:00  – 17:30 

As part of its Annual Meeting, GHGA (German Human Genome-Phenome Archive) invites to the Mini-Symposium 'Unlocking the Power of Genomic Medicine via FAIR Data Sharing'.

The event will take place virtually, on 27th October 2021 (14:00-17:30 CEST). We warmly welcome researchers, clinicians and everyone interested in sharing genome data to join us for this exciting event.

The fantastic line-up of speakers includes Mark Daly, Michael Berger, Anne O'Donnell-Luria, Pascal Borry, Stefan Fröhling and Oliver Stegle.

14:00-14:10 Welcome

14:10-14:30 GHGA - Towards a national research infrastructure for genome medicine
Oliver Stegle - DKFZ + EMBL, Germany

14:30-15:10 Keynote Lecture
Data sharing in large scale biobanks: What is needed & what is possible
Mark Daly – Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM, University of Helsinki, Finland / Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA

15:10-15:40 Building a scalable genomics program: how tumor, normal, and plasma DNA sequencing are informing cancer care, cancer risk, and cancer detection
Michael Berger – Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, USA

15:40-16:10 Data sharing in rare disease genomics: Practices of the Broad Institute Translational Genomics Group
Anne O’Donnell-Luria – Center for Mendelian Genomics at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA

16:10-16:30 Break

16:30-17:00 Data sharing in genomic research: policy challenges
Pascal Borry – University of Leuven, Belgium

17:00-17:30 DKFZ/NCT/DKTK MASTER: Nationwide Team Science for Multi-Omics-guided Precision Oncology
Stefan Fröhling – NCT Heidelberg, Germany

17:30-17:35 Closing Remarks

For more information and to register for this (free) event, please see https://indico.dkfz.de/e/ghga2021

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