Festival Of Genomics

Festival of Genomics, London 2018

Our Core Associate Scientific Director, Dennis Wang, is chairing a session at the Festival of Genomics being held in January 30-31st in London. Winston Hide, our Core Scientific Director, will be one of the speakers at this session.

The Festival of Genomics is a three day conference and exhibition for anyone generating, using, or studying genomic information. In 2018 there will be discussions on : Cancer genomics, cardiovascular health, clinical genomics, CRISPR, drug development, enabling data, genetic counselling, immuno-oncology, implementation of genomics in the clinic, infectious diseases, patient engagement and much more.

Dennis will be chairing a session entitled Best practices for predictive genomic diagnostics and how to assess their performance on the afternoon of the 31st January. Topics include:

  • Discover ways to assess the performance of diagnostic tests
  • Explore the data and algorithmic challenges of integrating various genomic features to make a diagnosis, and how do we regulate this process
  • Understand the level of reproducibility in current companion diagnostics and ways to improve
  • Measure the cost-effectiveness of large panel or whole genome tests