Rare Disease Genomics Symposium 3.1.19

Friday, March 1 | 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. | Bradley Lecture Center 

Please join us for the 6th Annual Rare Disease Genomic Symposium Friday, March 1. This year's symposium subject is the population genomics. Registration is $35.

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Registration for the event is still open.


Rare Disease Patient and Family Workshop

2019 Rare Disease Symp STD Friday BOLD FINAL

Saturday, March 2 | 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Bradley Lecture Center 

There will be a patient and family work shop on Saturday, March 2, 2019. It will be centered around patients and caregivers with this year's theme being "Demystifying the Rare Disease Journey: From Diagnosis to Treatment." For more information visit alabamarare.org.

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October 1-3 | Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechonology, Huntsville, Alabama

The Immunogenomics conference, hosted by HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, brings together more than 175 researchers and thought leaders from around the globe exploring the application of genomic technologies to understand the immune system and the development of disease.

Special conference rates are availbale for UAB faculty and students through August 31.

Visit the Immunogenomics Conference website here

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cgm logoThe Center for Genomic Medicine Symposium is presented by UAB and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. 

Wednesday, May 23 | 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Huntsville, AL 

This year's keynote speaker is Leslie Biesecker, M.D., Chief of the Medical Genomics and Metabolic Branch and Director of the Physician-Scientist Development Program at the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The topic of his talk is "Towards a comprehensive probabilistic approach to clinical genomics."

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Top reasons why to attend the CGM Symposium 

  • Hear how you can leverage the Center’s synergistic approach to genomics
  • Learn about the Center’s new granting program to be presented at the Symposium
  • Learn how you can benefit from  the Center’s Postdoctoral Training Program in Genomic Medicine
  • Take advantage of the manifold opportunities to network with your colleagues from UAB, COA and HA
  • Tour the HudsonAlpha facilities and learn about a “Decade of Discoveries”
  • Enjoy a day filled with talks, tour, breaks, lunching and a reception – all free of charge - and interact with the other participants
Watt Heather 2017RSThe Department of Genetics would like to welcome Heather Watts as the department's new Communications Specialist. She graduated from Louisiana State University with her bachelor's degree in mass communication and is currently working on her master's degree in communication management here at UAB. For the past five and a half years, she has worked with the Pediatric Residency Program as a program coordinator. She is excited for this new opportunity and to work with the Department of Genetics.  
Rare Disease Symposium 2018 2 page1 web Page 1Registration is now open for the 5th Annual Rare Disease Genomic Symposium. This symposium, held in conjunction each year with Rare Disease Day, will focus on the management of rare diseases. Friday, March 2, 2018 will have a scientific focus, while Saturday, March 3, 2018 will be centered around patients and caregivers.

Download the symposium brochue.