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How is genomics powering drug development from hunting and validating new targets in discovery to the making the most of 'omic data in clinical development? We explore the virtuous cycle of in depth molecular data and the search for better medicines
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09:25 AM
    • Enabling Data
    • Personalizing Medicine
    • Precision Therapies
    • Research and Development
    Who is a Scientist? How biohackers are changing the world
    Main Stage
    The rise & limitations of the independent scientist Influence of biohacking on genetic engineering Why we should support biohackers by being more accessible as a community
09:50 AM
    • Enabling Data
    • Personalizing Medicine
    • Precision Therapies
    • Research and Development
    Transformative legacy of genomics - thinking out of the box
    Main Stage
    Genomics is well known for its transformative effects on biomedical research but its contributions are much broader and more fundamental Thanks to its insistence on open data sharing genomics has laid ...
10:50 AM
11:25 AM
    • Precision Therapies
    Trends in translational genomics: from targeted therapies to cancer immunotherapy
    Main Stage
12:45 PM
    • Precision Therapies
    Effective target hunting and validation for the genomic explorer
    Knowledge Hub A
    How does real world patient genomic data translate into new drug targets? Enriching targets through integrating with functional genomics/phenotypic screen Opportunities for genomics as pharmacodynamic ...
01:00 PM
    • Precision Therapies
    • Research and Development
    Advanced CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing Technology in Mammalian Systems
    Main Stage
    CRISPR/Cas9 System •    Background & mechanism •    Off-target reduction Applications •    Gene knockout & insertion •    Transgenic animal models New CRISPR Formats •    Epigenetic activators •    Sy ...
01:25 PM
    • Precision Therapies
    Leveraging the human microbiome for human health – early successes
    Main Stage
    Introduction to the human microbiome Gut microbiome therapies: fecal transplants and probiotics Skin microbiome therapy
04:20 PM
    • Precision Therapies
    Overcoming bottlenecks in using the microbiome to improve health
    Knowledge Hub A
    Translating microbiome research into breakthrough solutions that promote health Challenges and opportunities in developing biotherapeutics  The relevance of the virome’s interaction with the microbiot ...
09:45 AM
    • Enabling Data
    • Personalizing Medicine
    • Precision Therapies
    • Research and Development
    Patients at the center of precision medicine
    Main Stage
    What are the best strategies to stay nimble yet provide scale in today’s environment to provide two way communication between patients and a data gathering center? Building a team for Data, Technology ...
10:20 AM
    • Personalizing Medicine
    • Precision Therapies
    How much power should patients hold?
    Knowledge Hub A
11:40 AM
    • Precision Therapies
    Personalized medicine: realistic, a dream or simply a marketing tool?
    Main Stage
    The good, bad and the ugly of personalized medicine What is the future for personalized medicine?
12:40 PM
    • Precision Therapies
    Personalized medicine…curb your enthusiasm?
    Knowledge Hub A
    What is hope vs hype for medicine and human health to be transformed by ‘omics? What does the future hold for diagnostics, prevention and drug development in complex disease? Emergence, advancement an ...
04:15 PM
    • Precision Therapies
    Making omics matter in clinical development
    Knowledge Hub A
    Realising precision medicine through clinical study design Value of ‘omics in biomarker identification How early is too early to start looking for the right biomarkers? Approaches patient stratificati ...

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