Forum Director to address Gairdner Foundation/Genome Canada eventDate Released: 27 November 2012
Steve Yearley to speak at leading international genomics conference
ESRC Genomics Policy and Research Forum Director, Professor Steve Yearley, will be heading to Ottawa, Canada in late November 2012, where he will speak at the Genomics: the Power and the Promise international conference.
The conference, which is organised jointly by the Gairdner Foundation and Genome Canada, is an examination of state-of-the-science which will bring together a raft of international experts to consider and mark the accomplishments and advancement of genomics.
The event features an impressive array of world-class speakers, who will provide a critical look at scientific progress and achievement in a variety of disciplines, including: evolutionary genomics, cancer, epigenomics, pharmacogenomics, biofuels, environmental remediation, fisheries & aquaculture, and food security and safety.
Professor Yearley will contribute to the section of the conference considering issues relating to environmental genomics.