Human Genetics & Genomics
Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center
September 6 - 10, 2010
Abstract Deadline: July 25, 2010

Schedule Overview

Arranged by:

Paul Liu, National Human Genome Research Institute, USA
Maynard Olson, University of Washington, USA
Svante Paabo, Max Planck Inst. for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Huanming Yang, Beijing Genomics Institute, China

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Human Genetics & Genomics which will be held at the Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center in Suzhou, China. The conference will begin at 7.30pm on the evening of Monday September 6th, and will conclude after lunch on Friday, September 10th, 2010.

This conference is similar in design to the famous Cold Spring Harbor meetings series,  a program now in its 75th year. The conference will include eight oral sessions and two poster sessions covering the latest findings across many topics in human genetics and genomics. Many talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.

Keynote Speakers
Sydney Brenner, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Edison Liu, Genome Institute of Singapore
Mathias Uhlen, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden


- Functions of the Genome
- Structural Variation
- Population Genomics
- Complex Traits
- New Technology
- Computational Genomics
- Evolutionary Genomics
- Social Implications of Genomics

Invited speakers:
Lars Bolund, University of Aarhus, DENMARK
Yali Cong, Peking University Health Science Center, China
Laurent Duret, Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1, France
Laura Elnitski, NHGRI, USA
Li Jin, Fudan University, China
Henrik Kaessmann, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Philipp Khaitovich, Institute for Computational Biology, China
JONG-IL KIM, Seoul National University College of Medicine, KOREA
YoungJoon Kim, Yonsei University, KOREA
Yingrui Li, Beijing Genomics Institute, Shenzhen, China
Partha Majumder, Indian Statistical Institute, India
Naoyuki, Takahata, Graduate University for Advanced Study, Japan
Hongyan Wang, Fudan University, China
Wen Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Chia-Lin Wei, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
Liping Wei, Peking University, China
Kou-Juey Wu, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. Status (fellow's talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. A certain number of presentations by graduate students and postdocs in this conference will be selected as fellowship (USD $100-$500) awards. For more details, please visit Stipends

We look forward to seeing you at Suzhou in September 2010.

This conference is supported in part by funds provided by:

Regular Pricing
Academic With Housing Package CNY 7,500 / USD 1,100
Academic No Housing Package CNY 5,500 / USD 800
Corporate With Housing Package CNY 8,880 / USD 1,300
Corporate No Housing Package CNY 6,880 / USD 1000

Student With Housing Package*CNY 5,000 / USD 735
Student No Housing Package 
CNY 4,000 / USD 585
Student Registration Only Package CNY 3,000 / USD 440

Media Pricing
Media With Housing Package CNY 5,500 / USD 800
Media No Housing Package CNY 3,500 / USD 515

Regular packages are all inclusive and cover registration, food, housing.Graduate students will be housed double occupancy. No Housing packages include all costs except housing. Student Registration Only Package includes registration and coffee breaks only. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the meeting.

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Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conferences
Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center
No.299 Qiyue Road
SIP/ Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
Phone: +86 512 6272 9029
Fax: +86 512 6272 9028
[email protected]