Collection of Human Gene Variation - 2008 Philadelphia Forum
This meeting is designed to run as a satellite to the American Society of Human Genetics (11- 15 Nov) and the Human Genome Variation Society's (11 Nov) annual meetings.
High profile speakers have been and will be chosen to provide you with up-to-date information on the projects of the Human Variome Project. There will be ample time in the programme for open discussion. The meeting will provide a good opportunity for you to share your experiences and ideas with your colleagues and has been designed to maximize exposure of the field, with an emphasis on single gene disorder, (where the need is most on the clinical level) to the various systems available and planned to enhance cross collaboration and avoid unnecessary work and expense. The aim of the HVP is to generate a common system which can be applied to all genes in all countries to collect variations and their effects.
Information about the Human Variome Project and the intense Planning Meeting that was held in Barcelona, Spain in May 2008 may be found at: http://www.humanvariomeproject.org.
We hope that you are able to attend.
There will be a discounted registration fee for delegates choosing to also attend the Human Genome Variation Society meeting Clinical Genetics & Human Genome Variation on the 11th Nov http://www.hgvs.org/Philly08/.