1 May 2019 12:00-19:00

Innovation in Genomics Hosted by Innovation Forum Oxford

SAVE THE DATE 1st May 2019, 12:00-19:00 Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital

An exciting half-day event exploring innovations in Genomics in three themes:

Genomics; a game-changer for human health and wellbeing
Impact; where technology, molecular biology and clinical data meet
Beyond the code; the applications and complementary innovations

We bring together players in the genomics space to:
1- Showcase Oxford as leader in genomics research and development
2- Highlight how outstanding biological questions, clinical needs, and revolutionary technologies are brought together by innovative academic and clinical research as well as biotechs and startups
3- Work towards a cohesive vision for genomic innovations across academia, Industry, NHS and policy makers.

Confirmed speakers and industry participants include:
Sarah Haywood – Chief Executive Officer, MedCity
Chas Bountra – Pro Vice-Chancellor for Innovation, University of Oxford
John Mattick – Chief Executive Officer, Genomics England
Bruno Holthof – Chief Executive Officer, Oxford University Hospitals
Helen McShane- Director, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Oxford Nanopore Genomics Plc Genomics 10x Twist Bioscience Evox Therapeutics and many more.

The exciting line-up for the day will also include a series of lightning talks from start-up companies and academic researchers who are at the cutting edge of the field. In addition to the cutting-edge science and technology, we are throwing in a little fun with Virtual Reality and genome origami!

Provisional Programme

12.00 – 12.45 Registration and Lunch
12.45– 12.50 Welcome from IFO
12.50 – 13.40 SESSION I: Genomics; a game-changer for human health and wellbeing
13:50 – 14.50 SESSION II: Impact; where technology, molecular biology and clinical data meet; reading and understanding the genome
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break and Tech Demos
15.30 – 16.00 Lightning Talks
16.00 – 17.00 SESSION III: Beyond the Code; the applications and complementary innovations; writing the genome
17.00 – 17.30 Coffee Break and Tech Demos
17.30 – 17.55 Lightning Talks
17.55 – 18.25 Panel Discussion
18.30 – 19.30 Closing before Drinks and Networking 

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