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2014 Golden Helix Summer School

September 11, 2014 - September 15, 2014

The 2014 Golden Helix Summer School will be held in the beautiful island of Aegina, close to Athens, Greece, 11-15 September 2014. The theme of the 2014 Golden Helix Summer School is “Pharmacogenomics and Genomic Medicine: Bridging research and the clinic” and will revolve around the most important disciplines of Genomic Medicine. Over 20 internationally renowned speakers from around the world form the prestigious faculty of this Summer school, who will deliver timely updates in their area of expertise, including but not limited to:

– Pharmacogenomics,

– Whole genome sequencing,

– High throughput genome analysis,

– Genomics research and genomic medicine

– Genome data interpretation,

– Ethics in genetics,

– Public health genomics, and

– Economic evaluation in genomic medicine.

The scientific program of this 2014 Golden Helix Summer school also includes a career development session at the last day of this event, in which 7 members of the Faculty will engage in discussions with the summer school participants about issues related to career advancement.

The 2014 Golden Helix Summer School also offers an attractive social program that includes a visit to the ancient temple of AFEA and its adjacent museum, and a traditional farewell dinner, allowing participants to get to know each other in a very informal way.

Every effort has been made to minimize the registration fees to encourage participation of researchers from lower-income countries.




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