Friday, June 8, 2018

Very Brief Blog; Harvard Genomics Conferences (June, November, November)

The Petrie Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics is part of Harvard Law School and runs an interesting website, publications, and conferences - here.  See their book on big data and health law, here; at Amazon here.

This week they flagged several other conferences at Harvard:

June 2018
On June 26, 2018, the Harvard Medical School Department of Biomedical Informatics hosts a conference in "Precision Medicine 2018: Assembling the Puzzle."   See website here.

November 2018
On November 1-2, 2018, the Program in Quantitative Genomics hosts a conference on Biobanks. * See website here.

November 2018
In November, we'll also be up to the 14th Annual "Personalized Medicine Conference" hosted by the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) and held at HMS.  November 13-15, 2018; Website here.


Harvard also hosts a conference on Antibiotic Resistance, June 13, 2018, here.

*Regarding big biobanking, the All of Us program to sequence 1M genomes established its biobank at Mayo; e.g. NIH website here,  5 year funding is $130M; 35M biospecimens will be handled; articles here and here and here.