26-28 October 2021
BioQuant Center (INF267)
Europe/Berlin timezone

Welcome to the GHGA Annual Meeting 2021!

26-28 October 2021

This first Annual Meeting will bring together the core team, GHGA members, and our partners to present updates from the different task areas, strategise and plan the months ahead, and celebrate our first milestones achieved.

The meeting will also include a public Mini-Symposium around data sharing in genomic medicine and research. The event will be held virtually on 27 October 2021, 14:00-18:00 (CEST). We warmly welcome researchers, clinicians and everyone interested in this topic to join us for this exciting event.
Registration is free of charge.

The Annual Meeting consists of 3 parts:

  • Virtual Mini-Symposium: Unlocking the Power of Genomic Medicine via FAIR Data Sharing (Public) - Wed., October 27, 14:00-18:00
  • GHGA-All Meeting (October 27-28, GHGA-Members only, in-person / hybrid)
  • GHGA Team Day (October 26, GHGA-Team Members only (i.e. personnel hired via GHGA grant), in-person)

To register for the public Mini-Symposium or the Annual Meeting (members only) please click on 'Registration' in the menu bar or at the bottom of the page and choose the part(s) you would like to attend.


Detailed Program

14:00-14:10          Welcome

14:10-14:30          GHGA - Towards a national research infrastructure for genome medicine
                               Oliver Stegle - DKFZ + EMBL, Germany

14:30-15:10          Keynote Lecture
                              Data sharing in large scale biobanks: What is needed & what is possible
                               Mark Daly – Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM, University of Helsinki, Finland / Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA

15:10-15:40          Building a scalable genomics program: how tumor, normal, and plasma DNA sequencing are informing cancer care, cancer risk, and cancer detection
                               Michael Berger – Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, USA

15:40-16:10          Data sharing in rare disease genomics: Practices of the Broad Institute Translational Genomics Group
                               Anne O’Donnell-Luria – Center for Mendelian Genomics at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA

16:10-16:30         Break

16:30-17:00         Data sharing in genomic research: policy challenges
                              Pascal Borry – University of Leuven, Belgium

17:00-17:30         DKFZ/NCT/DKTK MASTER: Nationwide Team Science for Multi-Omics-guided Precision Oncology
                              Stefan Fröhling – NCT Heidelberg, Germany

17:30-17:35         Closing Remarks

BioQuant Center (INF267)
Lecture Hall
Im Neuenheimer Feld 267 69120 Heidelberg Germany
Registration for this event is currently open.