General theme: “Next Generation Genetics”

2021-11-01 (Changes reserved)

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07 March 2022

09:00 - 18:00

Joint Program

09:00

Registration & Coffee

09:30 - 10:30

Opening session

09:30

Opening address

Prof. Wendy van Zelst-Stams, chairman of the Dutch Society of Clinical Genetics

09:40

Kick off presentation - The promise of antisense olignucleotide (ASO) therapy for treating rare neurodevelopment disorders

Prof. Ype Elgersma, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam

10:00

Martijn Breuning Lecture - Human genetics in times of a pandemic: TLR7 deficiency in men with severe COVID-19

Dr. Alexander Hoischen, Radboud University Medical Center 

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:45

Theme 1: New Diagnostic Possibilities in the Field of Genetics

Chairs:
Dr. Stefan Barakat, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam 
Prof. Siddharth Banka, Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine

11:00

Invited speaker

Dr. Richard Scott, Genomics England

11:30 - 12:45

Submitted abstracts (1-5)

12:45 - 14:00

Lunch & Poster viewing session A

12:50 - 13:20

CGS General Meeting

14:00 - 15:30

Theme 2: Treatment and Therapy

Chairs:
Dr. Charlotte Ockeloen, Radboud University Medical Center 
Prof Bill Newman, Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine 

14:00

Invited speaker - DNA repair and its impact on cancer and aging. How rare disorders are key to understanding common diseases

Prof. Jan Hoeijmakers, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam 

14:30 - 15:30

Submitted abstracts (6-9)

15:30 - 16:00

Break

16:00 - 17:00

The Carter Lecture

Chair:
Sarah Smithson, chairman of Clinical Genetics Society UK 

“Title”
Prof. Jill Clayton-Smith, Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine

17:00 - 18:00

Drinks

19:00 - 23:00

Conference dinner & party

08 March 2022

08:30 - 15:30

Parallel Program Clinical genetics

08:30

Registration & Coffee

09:00 - 10:30

Theme 3: Neurogenetics and Intellectual Disability

Chairs:
Dr. Grazia Mancini, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam 
Dr. Frances Elmslie, St George’s University Hospitals

09:00

Invited speaker - “Title”

Prof. Christopher Shaw, ALS, Neurology & Neurogenetics, King’s College London

09:30 - 10:30

Submitted abstracts (10-13)

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:30

Theme 4: Prenatal Genetics / Preconception Genetics / Community Genetics / Ethics

Chairs:
Dr. Phillis Lakeman, Amsterdam University Medical Center

& TBC

11:00

Invited speaker - The landscape of preconception expanded carrier screening

Prof. Lidewij Henneman, Amsterdam University MC 

11:30 - 12:30

Submitted abstracts (14-17)

12:30 - 13:45

Lunch & Poster viewing session B

13:45 - 15:15

Theme 5: Cardiogenetics

Chairs:
Dr. Paul van der Zwaag, University Medical Center Groningen
Prof. Ruth Newbury-Ecob, University Hospitals Bristol  

13:45

Invited speaker - “Title”

Prof. Peter van Tintelen, University Medical Center Utrecht 

14:15 - 15:15

Submitted abstracts (18-21)

15:15 - 15:30

Time to switch rooms

15:30 - 16:30

Joint closure & Award ceremony

Chairs:
Prof. Wendy van Zelst-Stams,  chairman of the Dutch Society of Clinical Genetics 
Prof. Sarah Smithson, chairman of Clinical Genetics Society UK
 

15:30

Ben ter Haar Prize & Lecture

15:50

Award ceremonies:

Dutch and UK presentations SpR & Robin Winter Prize

Results of the jury

Poster prize

Results of the public vote

16:20

Conference closure

16:30

End of the conference

08 March 2022

08:30 - 15:30

Parallel Program Cancer genetics

08:30

Registration & Coffee

09:00 - 10:30

Theme 6: Implementation of PRS in the Clinic

Chairs:
Prof. Marc Tischkowitz, University of Cambridge
Dr. Jeroen van Rooij, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam

09:00

Invited speaker - Breast cancer risk stratification: first and second time around

Prof. Marjanka Schmidt, NKI Amsterdam

09:30

Invited speaker - What role do polygenic risk scores for cancer have in the clinical setting?

Dr. Amit Sud, Institute of Cancer Research London

10:00 - 10:30

Submitted abstracts (22-23)

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:30

Theme 7: Cancer Gene Variant Interpretation

Chairs:
Dr. Katie Snape, St George’s University Hospitals 
Prof. Rolf Sijmons, University Medical Center Groningen

11:00

Invited speaker - Improving accuracy and consistency of variant interpretation for cancer susceptibility genes through the CanVIG-UK network

Prof. Clare Turnbull, Institute of Cancer Research London & Miranda Durkie, Sheffield Children's NHS Trust

11:30

Invited speaker - Cancer Risk Assessment through Functional Testing of variants in BRCA1, BRCA2 and PALB2; the Dutch CRAFT Consortium

Dr. Maaike Vreeswijk, Leiden University Medical Center 

12:00 - 12:30

Submitted abstracts (24-25)

12:30 - 13:45

Lunch & Poster viewing session B

13:45 - 15:15

Theme 8: Cancer Genetics, General

Chairs:
Dr. Helen Hanson, St George’s University Hospitals
Dr. Marleen Kets, University Medical Center Utrecht

13:45 - 15:15

Submitted abstracts (26-31)

15:15 - 15:30

Time to switch rooms

15:30 - 16:30

Joint closure & Award ceremony

Chairs:
Prof. Wendy van Zelst-Stams,  chairman of the Dutch Society of Clinical Genetics 
Prof. Sarah Smithson, chairman of Clinical Genetics Society UK
 

15:30

Ben ter Haar Prize & Lecture

15:50

Award ceremonies:

Dutch and UK presentations SpR & Robin Winter Prize

Results of the jury

Poster prize

Results of the public vote

16:20

Conference closure

16:30

End of the conference

09 March 2022

09:00 - 13:00

Cancer Genetics case day

09:00 - 16:00

Dysmorphology Club

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