Public Talk & Guest Lecture with Professor Ewan Birney Oct 19: Genomic Medicine across the world; challenges, progress, opportunities and patient impact
Professor Ewan Birney, CBE FRS FMedSci, Deputy Director General, EMBL & Director, EMBL-EBI
European Bioinformatics Institute, EMBL, Cambridge, UK
When: Wednesday, October 19, 1200-1245 + Q&A
Where: Auditorium, Institute for Cancer Research, ground floor, Research Building (K building), Oslo University Hospital - Radium Hospital site
Genomic Medicine across the world; challenges, progress, opportunities and patient impact
I will present briefly the view of genomic medicine journey, making analogies with other technologies absorbed into healthcare, such as intra-vital imaging in the 19th Century. I will share my experience and observations as a researcher involved in technology transfer of genomics to healthcare across many locations worldwide, highlighting the challenges, the progress, the opportunities and the patient impact of genomic medicine.
Hosts: Inge Jonassen, UiB & Kjetil Taskén, OUH/UiO