Medical Genetics is a week-long postgraduate level course addressed to both researchers and clinicians seeking an up-to-date overview of the field of medical genetics today. It provides an overall view of the clinical developments which are taking place in the major application fields of modern genetics in different medical specialties. The 20th edition of the course will cover the following topics: Introduction to Genetic Analysis, Clinical Genetics and Cytogenetics, From clinical observations to the lab, Translational research in genetics, System Biology and Animal Models, Neurogenetics, Diabetes as a model complex genetic disorder. The course will consist of traditional lectures given during the plenary sessions and also of concurrent afternoon discussion sessions and practical workshops.
|Venue||Bertinoro di Romagna, ITALY|
V.A. McKusick (Baltimore, USA), H. Brunner (Nijmegen, The Netherlands), S. Antonarakis (Geneva, Switzerland), G. Romeo (Bologna, Italy)
M. Capecchi (USA), F. Cucca (Sassari, Italy), T.A. Dragani (Milano, Italy), B.Emanuel (Philadelphia, USA), C.P.Howson (New York, USA, N.Katsanis (Baltimore, USA), P. Lichter (Heidelberg, GERMANY),E. Maestrini (Bologna, Italy), J.L. Mandel (Strasbourg, France), G. Matthijs (Leuven, Belgium), T. Meitinger (Munich, Germany), J.Mendell (Baltimore, USA), A. Metspalu (Tartu, Estonia), D.Monckton (Glasgow, Scotland), M. Speicher (Gratz, Austria), A. Spinazzola (Milano,Italy).
Departure: Friday Afternoon