Fourth Annual Canadian Human Genetics Conference
April 26-29, 2011
Banff Conference Centre, Banff, Alberta
The Canadian Gene Cure Foundation (CGCF) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Genetics (CIHR-IG) are pleased to sponsor the Annual Canadian Human Genetics Conference. The conference will be held in the Kinnear Centre, the Banff Centre's newest meeting facility.
This conference builds on a tradition of 17 previous annual scientific meetings of the Canadian Genetic Diseases Network, and the success of three Annual Canadian Human Genetics Conferences. The 4th Annual Canadian Human Genetics Conference is an open meeting that will showcase some of the very best genetics in the country and abroad. Plenary Sessions will include: Gene Identification, Genomics and Computational Biology, Molecular Pathogenesis of Disease, Genetics, Ethical Legal and Social Issues, Epigenetics, Stem Cells and iPS, Model Organisms, Genetics into Practice and new technologies workshops.
With an anticipated attendance of 230 participants including researchers, clinicians, and trainees, this conference successfully promotes mentoring, networking and collaboration.
Dr. Josef Penninger (Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna)
Dr. Olivier Pourquié (Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Université de Strasbourg)
Dr. Roy Gravel (Chair), University of Calgary
Dr. Jayne Danska, University of Toronto
Dr. Philippe Gros, McGill University
Dr. Michael Hayden, University of British Columbia
Dr. Paul Lasko, Institute of Genetics (CIHR), McGill University
Dr. Guy Rouleau, Université de Montréal
Conference Project Manager:
Institute of Genetics – CIHR
CIHR Institute of Genetics
Bellini Life Sciences Building, Room 279
3649 Promenade Sir William Osler
Montreal, QC H3G 0B1