Author Archives: ellen thomassen

5 June 2015 – Regional Meeting Glasgow

“From genetic testing to genome diagnostics; Quality, clinical utility and counselling issues”
On Friday the 5th of June, a meeting was organized at the ESHG in Glasgow by 3Gb-TEST, EuroGentest and ESHG. The title of the meeting was “From genetic testing to genome diagnostics; Quality, clinical utility and counselling issues”. Over 70 people joined for the interesting presentations and interactive workshops. The programme can be found here and the meeting report here.

4 May 2015 – Regional Meeting Toulouse

“When Opportunity Knocks: Understanding the Ethical, Legal and Social aspects of clinical Whole Genome Sequencing”
A regional meeting of the 3Gb-TEST project will be held on May 4 at Salle Jacques Pous, Faculté de Medicine, 37 Allees Jules Guesde, Toulouse, France. The topic of the workshop will be the  ethical, legal and philosophical issues relating to clinical Whole Genome Sequencing and the creation of guidelines in this field. The morning will consist of seminars given by clinicians, bioethicists, lawyers and philosophers.  The afternoon will involve a round table discussion on some of the topics evoked during the morning seminars. The programme is available here as well as the Meeting Report.

20-23 April 2015 – ‘NGS Course; next-generation sequencing in a diagnostic setting’

A 4-day course on NGS in Prague was organized in collaboration with the “National coordination centre for rare diseases at University Hospital Motol” in the period of 20-23 April 2015. The focus of the course was on clinical diagnostics using exome/genome sequences, variant identification and analysis including afternoon practicals (practicals are fully booked). The programme is available here. There were 146 registrations and the practicals were fully booked (32).

22 April 2015 – ‘3Gb-TEST Central and Eastern European Regional Meeting’

On april 22nd 2015 the 3Gb-TEST Central and Eastern European Regional Meeting will be held in the Cinema Hall of the Hotel Pyramida in Prague – Czech Republic. The organization is done in collaboration with the “National coordination centre for rare diseases at University Hospital Motol”

GENOTRANSLATION:  INTERPRETATION OF GENOME DATA IN DIAGNOSTICS 
18.15 – 21.00 (venue opens at 17.30)
Programme is available as well as a meeting report.

19 March 2015 – Regional Meeting Lund

“(WGS) NGS as tool in diagnostics”
On the 19th of March a regional meeting on whole genome sequencing; “(WGS) NGS as tool in diagnostics”, was organised at the University Hospital in Lund, Sweden. For the programme of this meeting click here. The meeting was finalized with a group discussion on a practical work flow. For an abstract on the presentations and meeting look here.