Genome Sequencing Healthy Adults: Monash Public Health Genomics Symposium
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Genome Sequencing Healthy Adults: Monash Public Health Genomics Symposium

Genome Sequencing Healthy Adults: Monash Public Health Genomics Symposium

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Lecture Theatre, Level 5 Alfred Centre

99 Commercial Rd

Melbourne, Victoria 3004

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Join us for this free half‐day symposium hosted by Monash University Public Health Genomics Program. The topic will be why genome sequencing of healthy adults is important for basic research, clinical practice and the future of genomic medicine.

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A/Prof Jason Vassy MD, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Genomes2People (G2P). The MedSeq Project: Healthcare Outcomes after Genome Sequencing Healthy Adults: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial

Dr Warren Kaplan ‐ Chief of Informatics, Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics, Garvan Institute, Sydney. The Medical Genome Reference Bank: Whole genome sequencing of 3000 healthy elderly Australians

Dr. Paul Lacaze ‐ Head of Public Health Genomics Program, Monash University
ASPREE‐G update [and] Lessons from the first large‐scale sequencing studies of healthy adults

Prof. Julian Savulescu ‐ Director of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford, UK
Ethical challenges of a future when all adults have their genomes sequenced

Prof. Ingrid Winship ‐ Chair of Adult Clinical Genetics, Univ. of Melbourne & Director of Research, Melbourne Health. Paradox of penetrance: Disclosure of pathogenic variants to unaffected adults in a clinical setting

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Lecture Theatre, Level 5 Alfred Centre

99 Commercial Rd

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Australia

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