Yenepoya Research Centre

Genomics in clinical practice: future of precision medicine
Date: 01st - 02nd June 2016
  • Dr. Thelma B.K, Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi
  • Topic: Impressive advances in technology and understanding disease biology propels change from GATC to genomic medicine

  • Dr. Harsha Gowda, Faculty Scientist, Institute of Bioinformatics, Bangalore and Associate Director, YU-IOB Center for Systems Biology and Molecular Medicine, Yenepoya University, Mangalore
  • Topic: The role of genomics in evidence-based medicine

  • Dr. Surendra K. Chikara, Executive Director, Eurofins Clinical Genetics India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Topic: Advances in genetic testing- “what to offer and when”

  • Mr. Rajendra Tari, Field Application Scientist, Illumina, South Asia Pacific-India
  • Topic: Translational applications of Next Generation Sequencing in oncology

  • Dr. Amit Dutt, Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellow, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai
  • Topic: Translating cancer genomics to medicine

  • Dr. Sreejayan Nambiar, Sr. Field Applications Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Topic: Ion Torrent: Semiconductor based Next Generation Sequencing technology-Introduction and applications

  • Dr. Chitra Pattabiraman, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Centre for Biological Sciences TIFR, Bangalore
  • Topic: Pathogen signatures in the blood and the brain- an investigation using genomic tools

  • Dr. Souvik Mukherjee, Assistant Professor, BioMedical Genomics Centre (BMGC), National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, West Bengal
  • Topic: Genomic diversity in the host-pathogen interacting genes and its association with human microbiome dysbiosis in chronic diseases

  • Dr. Aparup Das, Scientist F, National Institute of Malaria Research (ICMR), New Delhi
  • Topic: Population genomic inferences indicate possibility of personalized medicine for malaria in India

  • Dr. Priya Kadam, Medical Officer, MedGenome Labs Private Ltd., Bangalore
  • Topic: Non-invasive prenatal screening for chromosomal abnormalities

  • Dr. Akshay Anand, Additional Professor, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh
  • Topic: Genetic testing as tool for BetiBachao: recipe for lawmakers

  • Dr. Malali Gowda, Professor, School of Conservation, Life Science and Health Science, Transdisciplinary University, Foundation for Revitalization of Local Health Traditions, Bangalore
  • Topic: Genomics of medicinal plants and traditional formulations

  • Dr. Stephen Rudd, Pacific Biosciences, Singapore
  • Topic: Single molecule real time sequencing - beyond a single human reference genome

  • Ms. Niyati. S. Dave, Capital Sales Specialist, Bio-Rad Laboratories
  • Topic: Droplet Digital PCR: Way forward for Liquid Biopsy

  • Dr. Shaji T. George, Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Mir Lifescience Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore and Biopharm Laboratories Inc., New York, USA
  • Topic: A gene expression array for predicting chemotherapy response in cancer patients

  • Dr. Radha Venkatesan, Executive Scientific Officer, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai
  • Topic: Monogenic diabetes – from bench to bedside