Festival of Genomics Boston - October 2017, Boston Convention Center



Game of Genomes: How the public can learn about genomics through their own DNA

Prism Stage
Personalizing Medicine
  • Data sharing
  • Collaborative models
  • Sequencing
  • Genetic testing
  • Patient management
  • Ethical/Legal/Social
  • This panel will focus on “Game of Genomes,” a series of articles written for Stat by Carl Zimmer about his own genome
  • Panelists will include scientists who analysed Zimmer’s genome to help him explore cutting-edge research in genomics
  • Panelists will discuss their research and strategies for sharing findings with the public
Carl Zimmer, Columnist - New York Times
Joseph Pickrell, Core Faculty Member - New York Genome Center
Manolis Kellis, Professor, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab - Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Mark Gerstein, Co-Director, Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Program - Yale University
Selina Vattathil, Postdoctoral Researcher - Princeton University
Sheila Sutti, Certified Genetic Counselor - Genomes2People (G2P) Research Program, Brigham & Women's Hospital



Sponsors & Exhibitors

Founding Partners

Illumina, Roche and Thermo Fisher Scientific

Strategic Partners

Agilent Technologies, Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, SevenBridges and Twist Bioscience


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