Human Variation: Cause and Consequence

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Human Variation: Cause and Consequence

Human Variation: Cause and Consequence

EMBL Advanced Training Centre, Heidelberg, Germany

Sunday 20 June - Wednesday 23 June 2010

http://www.embo-embl-symposia.org/symposia/2010/EES10-01/index.html

Registration deadline: 28 March 2010, first-come, first-served

The goal of this Symposium is to explore human genetic and phenotypic variability in the light of recent developments in genomics, genetics and molecular medicine. The topics covered will include the mechanisms of mutation, normal sequence variation from the DNA to the chromosomal level, functional polymorphism and disease genetics.

Keynote Lectures will be delivered by Svante Pääbo, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, and Kári Stefánsson, deCODE genetics.

EMBO | EMBL Symposia, aim to provide the European scientific community with a platform to discuss and exchange ideas on forward-looking topics and new developments in the life sciences.