ICG-17

Speakers

7 - 9 SEPTEMBER 2022

Riga, Latvia

Fred Dubee

Professor, Consultant of BGI, Canada

"Bringing brilliant minds together is always a good idea. Meeting them during the ICG-17 in Riga is exciting."

Yong Hou

President BGI-Europe

"Fascinated by science I am proud and delighted to host the ICG-17 in Riga this year."
Jānis Klovins
Professor, Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre
" Organizing this conference is a fantastic opportunity for me to bring research and technology development closer together – in a beautiful setting. "
Meet our Sessions Leads and Key-note speakers
SPEAKERS
ICG-17: The Annual Meeting of the International Conference on Genomics
Prof. Aija Linē
University of Latvia, Latvia
Prof. Akin Emmanuel Abayomi
Lagos State ministry of health, Nigeria
Prof. Andre Uitterlinden
Erasmus Medical Centre, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Anna Kekesi
Istenhegyi GeneDiagnostic Center, Hungary
Prof. Charlotte Ling
Lund University, Sweden
Prof. Colin Palmer
University of Dundee, United Kingdom
Prof. Craig Kinnear
South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Cynthia Potter
MGI Tech Co., Ltd., Wales
Prof. Davide Cacchiarelli
Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Italy
Dr. Davids Fridmanis
Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre, Latvia
Dr. Elin Org
University of Tartu, Estonia
Prof. Ewan Pearson
University of Dundee, United Kingdom
Filips Oleskovs
MGI Tech Co., Ltd., Latvia
Dr. Hananiel Prakasya Wijaya
Granostic Diagnostic Lab, Indonesia
Prof. Henk Stunnenberg
Prinses Máxima Centrum for Pediatric Oncology, Netherlands
Dr. István Szatmári 
University of Debrecen, Hungary
Dr. Ivana Morić
University of Belgrade, Serbia
Prof. Jan Mulder
Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Prof. Janis Klovins
Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre, Latvia
Dr. Jia Hui Khoo
BGI Research Europe, Latvia
Dr. Jurgita Skiecevičienė
Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania
Prof. Karsten Kristiansen
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
 Laura Ansone
University of Latvia, Latvia
Dr. Laurie Goodman
GigaScience Press, United States of America
Dr. Maike Seifert
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Dr. Marie-Laure Yaspo
Alacris Theranostics GmbH, Germany
Prof. Mark Johnson
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Prof. Mathias Uhlén
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Dr. Mathieu Almeida
INRAE MetaGenoPolis, France
Nik Matthews
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Prof. Olaf Ries
University of Tuebingen, Germany
Prof. Rickard Sandberg
Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Rizwana Mia
South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Dr. Rob Finn
The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), United Kingdom
Dr. Scott Edmunds
GigaScience Press, Hong Kong
Dr. Sidrotun Naim
IPMI International Business School, Indonesia
Dr. Stephen Lye
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada
Dr. Teresa Cutino-Moguel
Barts Health, United Kingdom
Dr. Triin Laisk
Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital, University of Latvia, Estonia
Prof. Valdis Pirags
Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital, University of Latvia, Latvia
Dr. Vilma Lammi
FIMM Technology Centre, Finland
Dr. Vita Rovīte 
Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre, Latvia
Dr. Weilin Liu
MGI, Netherlands
Prof. Yannis Pitsiladis
University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Prof. Zhengming Chen
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Dr. Zisis Kozlakidis
IARC/WHO, United Kingdom
ABOUT ICG-17, Riga

Over the last 17 years, the International Conference on Genomics (ICG) has been the meeting point for leaders in the emerging field of Genomics to meet and share their experience, knowledge, insights, and questions, to advance understanding and craft collaborations. An integral component of the International Conference on Genomics, ICG-17, Riga will bring together in Riga Latvia, high level scientists, practitioners and institutional executives from Europe and Africa and an international team of expert speakers under the theme OMICS FOR ALL to explore the leading edge in scientific areas. ICG-17, Riga will be a European branch event alongside the Annual International Conference of Genomics hosted in China, which will take place in the same week. In addition participants will be given an information rich tour of the new MGI facilities in Riga and the opportunity to meet the leaders of BGI/MGI Europe and Africa. The event will be both onsite and streamed for remote viewing.

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