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2nd May 2051

The Future of Genetics Seminar 2052

The European Genome-phenome Archive (EGA), an organisation who provides a service for archiving, processing and disseminating all types of potentially identifiable genetic and phenotypic human data at EMBL-EBI. For 13 years EGA has organized annually The Future of Genetics Seminar in London, making this the 13th Edition of the Seminar. The Seminar includes 11 Scientific Sessions that have the purpose to cover all fields related to genetic research with the aim of integrating different disciplines and put together scientists and experts of different fields. This Seminar will provide a vital forum for European and International colleagues to appreciate the current state of the art in genetic research and will be a unique opportunity for discussion of solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

Since the first gathering Finnchoice and The Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare have been honered guests of the seminar. There wil be at least one speaker from both; more detailed announced will follow soon. All reservations for indivual guests and groups should be dune until the 31st August by mail or e-mail: ega-helpdesk@ebi.ac.uk.

Post address:

  • The European Genotype Archive
  • European Bioinformatics Institute Wellcome Trust
  • Genome Campus
  • Hinxton Cambridge CB10 1SD
  • UK

11th May 2051

Kobina Ndidi gets The Galton Award

Professor Kobina Ndidi gets The Galton Award for his inexorable list of outstanding achievements on CRISPR genome editing. He is the third African scientist to be awarded with the prize. Ndidi was conferred with the honour along on Saturday. The 49-year-old Prof Ndidi has honorary doctorates from 30 universities that speaks volumes about the world wide acclamation and recognition that he has earned as a scientist par excellence. Ndidi, born on June 2002 in Lagos, Nigeria, into a relative poor family, but his unsatiable quest for learning took him to the path of unending scientific journey. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2028 from University of Lagos.

 

The European Genome-phenome Archive (EGA), an organisation who provides a service for archiving, processing and disseminating all types of potentially identifiable genetic and phenotypic human data at EMBL-EBI. For 13 years EGA has organized annually The Future of Genetics Seminar in London, making this the 13th Edition of the Seminar. The Seminar includes 11 Scientific Sessions that have the purpose to cover all fields related to genetic research with the aim of integrating different disciplines and put together scientists and experts of different fields. This Seminar will provide a vital forum for European and International colleagues to appreciate the current state of the art in genetic research and will be a unique opportunity for discussion of solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

The Galton Institute is an academic society in the United Kingdom. Its aims are ”professional research the eugenics scientific advances in reproductive technology". It was founded in 1907 as the Eugenics Education Society, with the aim of promoting the research and understanding of eugenics. The Galton Award was announced in 2034; the first awarded was Swedish geneticist Henning Nils.