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HGSA 40th Annual Scientific Meeting: Integrating Genomics into Healthcare



Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hobart, Tasmania

The Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA) Annual Scientific Meeting will be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia on 6-9 August 2016.

The theme for the conference is “Integrating Genomics into Healthcare”. We plan to explore the ways in which genetics and genomics are changing healthcare including the translation of genomics into diagnostics and targeted therapies as well as the psychosocial impact of genomic medicine on patients, families and communities.

The conference promises to be an exciting meeting with strong scientific content, covering various aspects of human genetics and genomics, including sessions around the following topics:

Whole exome and genome sequencing for diagnostics and research
Genetic therapies
Social and consumer impact
Clinical phenotyping

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