PROGRAM

Day 1: September 10th, 2018

Session I: GENETIC DISCOVERY

8:30 Morning coffee
9:00 Aarno Palotie (FIMM, University of Helsinki & Massachusetts General Hospital and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard)
FinnGen large-scale genomics study and collaboration with pharma industry
9:30 Emmanouil Dermitzakis (University of Geneva Medical School)
TBC
10:00 Alexandre Reymond (University of Lausanne)
TBC
10:30 Strecth break
10:50 Mark Daly (FIMM, University of Helsinki & Massachusetts General Hospital and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard)
TBC
11:20 Speed talks: 2 speakers (doctoral candidates/postdoc selected from abstracts)
12:00

Lunch break

"Lunch & Learn" for selected doctoral candidates
Doctoral candidates are welcome to join the speakers/ ePerMed SAB members to discuss career management and development over lunch.

Session II:  COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS

13:00 Team talk: title TBC
Jing Tang (FIMM, University of Helsinki)
TBC
13:30 Zoltan Kutalik (Lausanne University Hospital)
TBC
14:00 Coffee break & Poster session
14:15 Matthew Robinson (University of Lausanne)
TBC
14:45 Bart Deplancke (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL)
TBC
15:15 Speed talks: 2 speakers (doctoral candidates/postdoc selected from abstracts
16:15 Networking & Poster session

19:00 Dinner for organizers, speakers and ePerMed partners

Day 2:  September 11th, 2018

Session III: GENETIC TRANSLATION: individuals

8:30 Morning coffee
8:45 Team talk: title TBC
Janna Saarela (FIMM, University of Helsinki)
TBC
9:15 TBC
9:45 Elin Org (Tartu University)
The interplay between gut microbiota and type 2 diabetes
10:15 Mikko Niemi (University of Helsinki)
TBC
10:45 Strecth & coffee break

Session IV: GENETIC TRANSLATION: population health

11:00 Elisabeth Widén (FIMM, University of Helsinki)
TBC
11:30 Krista Fischer (Tartu University)
From GWAS to personalized risk predicion of common complex diseases – methodological challenges and experiences in the Estonian Biobank
12:00 Maris Alver (Tartu University)
Recall by genotype and cascade screening for familial hypercholesterolemia in a population-based biobank
12:30 Speed talks: 2 speakers (doctoral candidates/postdoc selected from abstracts
13:00 Closing words

13:00 ePerMed SAB lunch meeting (ePerMed partners and SAB members)
FIMM meeting room, Biomedicum 2, 3rd floor, D307a