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Talkaoke Online at The Festival of Genomics & Biodata

January 26 - January 28

The Festival of Genomics & Biodata is now in its 6th year. What started as a 600 person, 50 speaker-event in 2016 at Excel in East London now attracts registrations from well over 2,000 people, has over 100 speakers and a new central London location. The Festival has become the main place for the UK genomics industry to meet, have fun, learn, do business, connect with other people and get inspired.

The Festival is not like other genomics events, and neither is it meant to be. The early idea was “Woodstock for Genomics” … to bring people together, inspire them and leave them buzzing with energy and ideas – but also entertained. So that they leave with an increased motivation and the capability to better use genomics and related technologies. Ultimately, we want to make sure that patients benefit.
Check out the full Festival programme: https://www.festivalofgenomics.com
 
Talkaoke schedule:
 
Tuesday 26th
12pm – 2pm 
Patient Participation: Is patient participation the key to unlocking the benefits of genomics? If so, why are we getting it wrong?
 
3pm – 5pm
Genomics and COVID: Has the role of genomics during the pandemic been fully recognised/appreciated? How might the key role of genomics influence future attitudes towards and investment in genomics?
 
Wednesday 27th
12pm – 1.45pm
Diversity in genomics: How do we tackle diversity and representation in genomics once and for all?
3pm – 5pm
Genomics and space: What are the ultimate applications of genomics in the future of space exploration? Where might this lead?
 
Thursday 28th
2.30pm – 4.30pm 
The Future of Sequencing: Is a lack of innovation and competition holding back genomics? A discussion of the present and a look to the future.

Talkaoke Online At The Festival Of Genomics & Biodata

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January 26
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January 28
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