Programme (Preliminary)

January 24th

TimeTopic/Speaker
8.30 Registration & Coffee - Meet the exhibitors
9.20
Welcome by BioNordika
Anja Fjorback, PhD
BioNordika Denmark A/S
9.30
Elucidating the expression and splicing patterns of neuropsychiatric disease genes in human brain
Michael Clark, PhD
University of Oxford, UK (sponsored by Oxford Nanopore)
10.00
Population samples from national biobanks – leveraging DNB for large scale NGS
Jonas Grauholm, PhD
Statens Serum Institut (SSI), Denmark
10.30
Genomics Medicine in Psychiatry
Prof. Thomas Werge
Region H Psykiatry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
11.00 Coffee break - meet the exhibitors
11.30
Genetic testing for hereditary cancers
Petter Vikman, PhD
Lund BRCAlab, Division of Oncology and Pathology, Lund University, Sweden
12.00
The Human Genome in Metabolic Health and Disease
Niels Grarup, PhD
Section for Metabolic Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
12.30 Lunch - meet the exhibitors
13.30
NGS in Clinical Diagnostics
Kasper Thorsen, PhD
Molecular Medical Department (MOMA), Denmark
14.00
Whole-genome sequencing to uncover mutational patterns shaping the genomes of cancer cells
Joachim Weischenfeldt, Group leader
Finsen Laboratory, BRIC, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
14.30
What would you like to know about your genome – and what would other people?
Formand for Det Etiske Råd Gorm Greisen, klinisk professor, overlæge, dr.med.
Neonatalklinikken Rigshospitalet, Denmark
15.00 Coffee break - meet the exhibitors
15.30
Keynote - What we can learn from ancient genomics
Prof. Eske Willerslev
Natural History Museum, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
16.15 Questions for Eske Willerslev
16.45 Round up
17.00 Conference reception in the Lobby

January 25th

TimeTopic/Speaker
9.00
LNA in the sequencing space
Lars Jønson, PhD
Roche Innovation Center Copenhagen, DK
9.30
Custom Gene Panels
Bjørn Textor, PhD
New England Biolabs, USA
10.00
How NGS can unravel hepatitis C virus evolution
Ulrik Fahnøe, Post Doc
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences CO-HEP & Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
10.30
The Spectrum of NGS Applications at National Genomics Infrastructure
Max Käller, PhD
SciLifeLab, National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI), Stockholm, Sweden
11.00 Coffee - meet the exhibitors
11.30
NGS powering new enzyme discovery at Novozymes
Robert Piotr Olinski, PhD / Jan Kjølhede Vester, PhD
Novozymes A/S
12.00
Developing microbial cell factories and role of NGS data
Emre Özdemir, PhD
iLoop Design Unit, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, DTU, Denmark
12.30
Danish Genome Center – current status and next steps
Gert Sørensen, Director General
Danish National Genome Center, Denmark
12.50
The Danish program for personalized medicine – perspectives and pitfalls
Prof. Henrik Ullum
Organization of Danish Medical Societies, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
13.20 Closing remarks & Goodbye
BioNordika
13.30 Lunch