Last updated Apr 5, 2019
The 2019 UK Biobank Scientific Conference takes place on Wednesday 19th June at the QEII Conference Centre in London. Book your place today to join the discussion and help consider how UK Biobank can be improved, and find out how others plan to use it.
It is open to health researchers, health charities and anyone interested in making best use of this exciting research resource. Come along to find out more about the data (including exome and whole genome sequencing & linkage to health records) and how to access and use the resource.
Refreshments including lunch provided. Join us for a post-event networking reception.
Kári Stefánsson, M.D., Dr. Med. founded deCODE in August 1996. Dr. Stefansson is recognized as a leading figure in human genetics.
Aris Baras, Senior Vice President, Regeneron Genetics Center, one of the largest human genetics programs in the world, spanning large-scale sequencing, informatics, and translational sciences using human genetics to advance and guide the development of Regeneron’s pipeline of important new medicines.
Professor Cristen Willer, Ph.D. With the goal of improving treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease, the Willer lab uses state-of-the-art approaches to generate and analyze genetic and bioinformatics data.
Clary Clish, Ph.D. is the senior director of the Metabolomics Platform at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. He is an expert in the development and application of technologies for the systematic analysis of endogenous metabolites in biological specimens.
Tom Denwood is NHS Digital’s Executive Director for Data, Insights and Statistics. Tom passionately believes that putting people in control of their care, through the use of technology, will enhance their lives and those of their families and carers.
Josh Denny, M.D., M.S., FACMI is a Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine. He has been involved with the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative and currently leads the All of Us(sm) Research Program Data and Research Center.
- Date: 19 June 2019
- Time: 9.30am – 5.10pm followed by drinks reception till 6pm
- Location: Queen Elizabeth II CentreBroad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE
- Fee: £20 to offset some costs, but includes post event reception