AG&M symposium: Complex Genetics of Metabolic Disease
15-03-2019 09:00 15-03-2019 17:30 Amsterdam, tba

AG&M symposium Complex Genetics of Metabolic Disease

Friday March 15, 2019, 9:00-17:30. Amsterdam. Add to calendar.

Registration and more information can be found here.

Admission is free, but registration is required. Registrations open soon.

Program:
09:00 – 09:30   Coffee and arrival
09:30 – 11:00   Session 1
11:00 – 11:30   Break coffee/tea
11:30 – 13:00   Session 2
13:00 – 14:00   Lunch
14:00 – 15:30   Session 3
15:30 – 16:15   Battle: Best publication 2018
16:15 – 17:15   Drinks

More information on the program will follow soon.

Confirmed speakers:

Prof. dr. Johan Auwerx, M.D., Ph.D
Laboratory for Integrated and Systems Physiology, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale, Switzerland
Prof. Auwerx uses molecular physiology and systems genetics to understand metabolism in health, aging and disease.

Prof. dr. Anne Tybjaerg-Hansen, M.D., DMSc
Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Prof. Tybjaerg-Hansen's research is focused on the importance of genetics in atherosclerosis, cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.

Prof. dr. Cisca Wijmenga, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
Prof. Wijmenga is a Spinoza prize winner and studies how genetic variation affects phenotypes, ranging from molecular levels of information to manifest disease.

Dr. Agatha van der Klaauw, M.D., Ph.D.
Institute of Metabolic Sciences, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Dr. van der Klaauw uses a variety of genetic approaches to identify novel genes involved in hypothalamic development in patients with severe early-onset obesity and neuroendocrine abnormalities.