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Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences fund, develop and deliver training and conferences that span basic research, cutting-edge biomedicine and the application of genomics in healthcare.

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Genetic Analysis of Population-based Association Studies

Genetic Analysis of Population-based Association Studies

23-27 September: This advanced course aims to give researchers involved in genetic disease studies a firm grounding in the use of the latest statistical methods and software for analysis of genetic association studies. This includes both small-scale disease-specific studies and large-scale collaborative projects including those that can be used for analysis of multiple complex traits such as UK Biobank.

Deadline: 6 June

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NEW: Evolution and Ecology of Cancer

NEW: Evolution and Ecology of Cancer

17-19 July: This new conference will discuss the evolution and ecology of cells in tumours, as well as the interaction of cancer with the evolution and ecology of organisms. The main focus of this year’s meeting is on Cooperation, Conflict and Parasitism, including cellular competition, multicellularity and mathematical models.

Deadlines: Early bird 23 April | Bursaries 7 May | Abstracts 21 May | Registration 18 June

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Optimising Multistudy Integrative Research

Optimising Multistudy Integrative Research

18-20 September: This new conference aims to optimise current and future multi-study integrative and comparative research involving longitudinal studies, and to increase international collaboration and data sharing, and improve methodological approaches for cross-national comparative research.

Deadlines: Early bird 18 June | Bursaries 25 June | Abstracts 9 July | Registration 13 August

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NEW: Mechanisms and Evolution of Intergenerational Change

NEW: Mechanisms and Evolution of Intergenerational Change

24-26 September: This conference will bring together scientists working on foetal programming and developmental origins of health and disease in humans and animals with ecologists and evolutionary biologists interested in the effects of the parental environment on offspring physiology.

Deadlines: Early bird 4 June | Bursaries 18 June | Abstracts 2 July | Registration 6 August

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Full title: Exploring the ‘between’ spaces: the continuum from Mendelian to common disease, and the continuum from polygenic to multifactorial disease Lupski Lecture by Nancy Cox (Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA) at Genomics of Rare Disease conference (27-29 March 2019).

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