Genetics Organizing Committee

GUO Dianjing

Associate Professor
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Biography: Currently working at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. And done Ph. ReadMore...

Research Interest: RF, Probing the molecular function of a bHLH protein in A.an ReadMore...

John D Loike

Director of Special Programs in Columbia University
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
USA

Biography: John D. Loike, PhD serves as Director for Special Programs for the Cen ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Loike’s areas of interest in bioethics include stem ce ReadMore...

Michael Philip Nova

Chief Innovation Officer
Pathway Genomics
USA

Biography: Dr. Michael Nova is the Chief Innovation Officer and founding team mem ReadMore...

Research Interest: Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and obesity are complex disorders that ReadMore...

Timothy J. Miller

President & CEO
Abeona Therapeutics, Inc., Nasdaq: ABEO
USA

Biography: Dr. Timothy J. Miller, also known as Tim, Ph.D, has been Chief Executi ReadMore...

Research Interest: Human genetics

David I Watkins

Professor of Pathology
University of MIAMI Health system
USA

Biography: Working as a Professor of Pathology at University of MIAMI Health syst ReadMore...

Research Interest: My interests lie in understanding the relationship between t ReadMore...

John F. McDonald

Director
Georgia Institute of Technology
USA

Biography: John F. McDonald is Professor of Biology and Director of the Integrat ReadMore...

Research Interest: ). Dr. McDonald is author of over 200 scientific publication ReadMore...

Andriy Sinelnyk

Professor
State Medical Center for Civil Aviation of Ukraine
Ukraine

Biography: Dr. Andriy Arkadiyovych Sinelnyk is MD-Neurologist in “EmCell” Ltd ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research intersted areas are cell therapy and stem cells ReadMore...

Guri Tzivion

Professor
Windsor University School of Medicine
St. Kitts

Biography: Dr. Guri Tzivion is an Associate Professor at the Cancer Institute and ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research is focused on understanding signaling processes ReadMore...

Chun-hui Tsai

Associate Professor
University of Colorado School of Medicine
US

Biography: Associate Professor 22 years of experience

Research Interest: Medical Genetics

Zhihua Hua

Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison.
USA

Biography: My imagination is consumed with thoughts of how life is created and re ReadMore...

Research Interest: My research interests fall into two primary fields, evolutio ReadMore...

Paul J. Higgins

Professor
Albany Medical College
USA

Biography: Dr. Paul J. Higgins received his Ph.D. degree in molecular biology fro ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cell shape, proliferation and differentiation programs are r ReadMore...

Donald W. Bowden

Professor
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
USA

Biography: Dr. Bowden has been involved in human genetics research for over 25 ye ReadMore...

Research Interest: • Genetics of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and kidney ReadMore...

Joseph C Glorioso III

Professor
University of Pittsburgh
USA

Biography: Joseph C. Glorioso began his career at the University of Michigan Scho ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Glorioso has spent his career studying the molecular bio ReadMore...

Marina Kleanthous

Associate Professor
The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
Cyprus

Biography: Marina Kleanthous (PhD 1990 Neurochemistry, University of Athens) has ReadMore...

Research Interest: Her research interests include: Drug therapy for thalassaemi ReadMore...

Dr. Marina Kleanthous, PhD

Associate Professor
The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
Cyprus

Biography: Marina Kleanthous (PhD 1990 Neurochemistry, University of Athens) has ReadMore...

Research Interest: Her research interests include: Drug therapy for thalassaemi ReadMore...

Dr.Guy Huges Fontaine

Professor
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
France

Biography: Guy Fontaine has made 15 original contributions at the inception of ca ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cardiomyopathies, arrhythmias, cardiac pacemakers

Elaine Lyon

Professor
University of Utah School of Medicine
USA

Biography: Dr. Lyon is a professor of clinical pathology at the University of Uta ReadMore...

Research Interest: Medical Genetics

Dharambir Sanghera

Professor of Pediatrics
University of Oklahoma
USA

Biography: Dr. Dharambir Sanghera’s research specializes in the study of molecu ReadMore...

Research Interest: Molecular and genetic-epidemiological aspects of common comp ReadMore...

Dr.Manjeet Mehta

Medical Geneticist
Genetic World
India

Biography: Dr Manjeet Mehta is renowned Medical Geneticist from India par excelle ReadMore...

Research Interest: Human Genetics

John D Loike

Director for Special Programs for the Center for Bioethics
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
USA

Biography: John D. Loike, PhD serves as Director for Special Programs for the Cen ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Loike’s areas of interest in bioethics include stem ce ReadMore...

Guangping Gao

Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School
USA

Biography: Dr. Guangping Gao received his Bachelor Degree in Medicine from the We ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Gao’s primary research interests include molecular mec ReadMore...

Jiangwen Zhang

Associate Professor
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Biography: Dr. Zhang graduated from Johns Hopkins University with PhD. He has wor ReadMore...

Research Interest: My research interests: Dr. Zhang’s lab has broad interest ReadMore...

David I Watkins

Professor of Pathology
University of Miami
USA

Biography: Working as a Professor of Pathology at University of MIAMI Health syst ReadMore...

Research Interest: My interests lie in understanding the relationship between t ReadMore...

Lin Zhi-Xiu

Acting Director/ Associate Professor
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Biography: BSc in Medical Science (TCM, Guangzhou University of TCM, 1987) PhD i ReadMore...

Research Interest: Research and drug development of Chinese medicines for the t ReadMore...

G Kaarthikeyan

Professor
Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals
India

Biography: Dr.G.Kaarthikeyan is a Professor in the Department of Periodontics. He ReadMore...

Research Interest: Gene polymorphisms, miRNA, Periodontitis

Gerald Muench

Professor
Western Sydney University
Australia

Biography: Gerald Muench started work at the University of Würzburg, Germany in ReadMore...

Research Interest: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology ReadMore...

Runlin Z Ma

Professor
Chinese Academy of Sciences
China

Biography: Dr. Runlin Ma is a chief scientist of Transgenic sheep research at Ins ReadMore...

Research Interest: Mouse models of human autoimmune diseases MHC structure, or ReadMore...

Guy A. Rouleau

Director
McGill University
Canada

Biography: Rouleau comes to The Neuro from the Université de Montréal, where he ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurodegenerative Disorders, Neurology and Neurosurgery

Ulrich Müller

Director
University Hospital Giessen
Germany

Biography: Ulrich Müller is Co-editor and founder: Neurogenetics (1997 -) Editor ReadMore...

Research Interest: Human Genetics

Lorenzo Monserrat Iglesias

CEO
Health in Code SL, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario A Coruña
Spain

Biography: Studied Medicine in Santiago de Compostela. Specialist in Cardiology a ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurogenetics, Cardiovascular genetics

Antoni Matilla Dueñas

Head of the Neurogenetics Unit
IGTP and the Neurogenetics Laboratory at Hospital Germans Trias-Can Ruti Campus
Spain

Biography: Antoni Matilla Dueñas is "Miguel Servet" Investigator in Neuroscience ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurodegeneration, Neurogenetics

Bruno Dubois

Professor
University Pierre & Marie Curie (UPMC)
France

Biography: Bruno Dubois is Professor of Neurology at the Neurological Institute o ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurology, Alzheimer Disease, Neuroimaging

Henrik Druid

Professor
Karolknnska institute
Sweden

Biography: Henrik Druid is professor at Karolinska Institute, Stochholm, Sweden; ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurogenesis, Oncology and Pathology

Ferdinando Squitieri

Head of the Neurogenetics Unit
Neurological Research Institute IRCCS Neuromed
Italy

Biography: Ferdinando Squitieri is Head of Huntington and Rare Diseases Unit ("R ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurogenetics, Psychiatry

Tjitske Kleefstra

Principal Investigator
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Netherlands

Biography: Tjitske Kleefstra is Clinical Geneticist working at the Department of ReadMore...

Research Interest: Clinical neurogenetics

Ute Hehr

Professor
University of Regensburg
Germany

Biography: Ute Hehr is Professor in the department of Human Genetics at the Univ ReadMore...

Research Interest: Human Genetics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Lysandropoulos Andreas

Professor
Lausanne University
Switzerland

Biography: Lysandropoulos Andreas is a Professor of Neuroimmunology department in ReadMore...

Research Interest: Research on whether HLA is a marker of MS prognosis.

Imran Noorani

Professor
Cambridge University
England

Biography: He is specialist training in neurosurgery with substantial academic in ReadMore...

Research Interest: Research focus is on oculomotor neurophysiology and and on b ReadMore...

Timothy J. Miller

President & CEO
Abeona Therapeutics, Inc., Nasdaq: ABEO
USA

Biography: .

Research Interest: .

E. Robert Wassman

Chief Medical Officer
Lineagen, Inc,
USA

Biography: Dr. Wassman is Chief Medical Officer of Lineagen, Inc., which focuses ReadMore...

Research Interest: Chromosomal microarray

Michael Philip Nova

Chief Innovation Officer
Pathway Genomics,
USA

Biography: Dr. Michael Nova is the Chief Innovation Officer and founding team mem ReadMore...

Research Interest: Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and obesity are complex disorders that ReadMore...

Vladislav S. Baranov

Head of Department
Otto Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Petersburg
USA

Biography: Born in 1940, graduated from the State Medical Institute in Lvov (Ukra ReadMore...

Research Interest: Endometriosis , Gynecology and Obstetrics

Xue Zhong Liu

Vice Chair
University of Miami
USA

Biography: Dr. Liu, an internationally renowned surgeon-scientist, is the Leonard ReadMore...

Research Interest: Otolaryngology,whole genome sequencing,hearing loss (

Fedorov Alexei

Vice Director of Bioinformatics
University of Toledo
USA

Biography: Dr. Alexei Fedorov is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medi ReadMore...

Research Interest: Bioinformatics

Elaine Lyon

professor
University of Utah School of Medicine
USA

Biography: Dr. Lyon is a professor of clinical pathology at the University of Uta ReadMore...

Research Interest: Medical Genetics

Ramon Cacabelos

Chair of Genomic Medicine
Camilo Jose Cela University
Spain

Biography: Dr. Ramón Cacabelos is Professor of Genomic Medicine at Camilo José ReadMore...

Research Interest: Drug discovery ,Pharmacogenomics

Andrew Ruszkiewicz

Associate Professor
University of South Australia
Australia

Biography: Dr Ruszkiewicz became a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cancer Genetics

Kamran Mansouri

Head of angiogenesis department
Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Iran

Biography: Kamran Mansouri has completed his PhD in Molecular Medicine from Tehra ReadMore...

Research Interest: Medical Biology,angiogenesis

Iván Tellado

Director
EuroEspes Biomedical Research Center
Spain

Biography: Iván Tellado is Bachelor in Biological Science from University of A C ReadMore...

Research Interest: Human Genetics

Óscar Teijido

Head of Department
Institute of Medical Science and Genomic Medicine, Spain
Spain

Biography: Dr. Oscar Teijido Hermida is the head of the Medical Epigenetics Depar ReadMore...

Research Interest: Human Genetics

Mousumi Mutsuddi

Asst Professor
Banaras Hindu University
India

Biography: Mousumi Mutsuddi is working as Asst Professor in Department of Molecul ReadMore...

Research Interest: Human Genetics

Guy Hugues Fontaine

Professor
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
France

Biography: Guy Fontaine has made 15 original contributions at the inception of ca ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cardiomyopathies, arrhythmias, cardiac pacemakers

Purvi Patel

Vice Chairman
United International Diagnostics
India

Biography: Purvi Patel is an oncology scientist and is the Vice Chairman of Unite ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cancer

Fabrício R. Santos

professor
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Brazil

Biography: Fabrício R. Santos is full professor at UFMG, geneticist with a PhD i ReadMore...

Research Interest: phylogeography,phylogeny and Genetics

Byung-Dong Kim

Professor
Seoul National University
Korea (South)

Biography: Professor Byung-Dong Kim is a professor emeritus of the Seoul National ReadMore...

Research Interest: Molecular Genetics

Frenkel Guisado Bourzac

professor
University of Oriente
CUBA

Biography: Frenkel Guisado Bourzac is Auxiliary Professor (equivalent to Associat ReadMore...

Research Interest: Natural and Exact Sciences,heterochronism

Ehud Razin

professor
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem

Biography: Dean, Faculty of Medicine from 2005 – 2009 and Program Leader of the ReadMore...

Research Interest: gene expression,Medicine

John F. McDonald

Director
Georgia Institute of Technology
USA

Biography: John F. McDonald is Professor of Biology and Director of the Integrat ReadMore...

Research Interest: ). Dr. McDonald is author of over 200 scientific publication ReadMore...

Andriy Sinelnyk

Professor
State Medical Center for Civil Aviation of Ukraine
Ukraine

Biography: Dr. Andriy Arkadiyovych Sinelnyk is MD-Neurologist in “EmCell” Ltd ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research intersted areas are cell therapy and stem cells ReadMore...

Guri Tzivion

Professor
Windsor University School of Medicine
St. Kitts

Biography: Dr. Guri Tzivion is an Associate Professor at the Cancer Institute and ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research is focused on understanding signaling processes ReadMore...

Chun-hui Tsai

Associate Professor
University of Colorado School of Medicine
US

Biography: Associate Professor 22 years of experience

Research Interest: Medical Genetics

Zhihua Hua

Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison.
USA

Biography: My imagination is consumed with thoughts of how life is created and re ReadMore...

Research Interest: My research interests fall into two primary fields, evolutio ReadMore...

Paul J. Higgins

Professor
Albany Medical College
USA

Biography: Dr. Paul J. Higgins received his Ph.D. degree in molecular biology fro ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cell shape, proliferation and differentiation programs are r ReadMore...

Donald W. Bowden

Professor
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
USA

Biography: Dr. Bowden has been involved in human genetics research for over 25 ye ReadMore...

Research Interest: • Genetics of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and kidney ReadMore...

Joseph C Glorioso III

Professor
University of Pittsburgh
USA

Biography: Joseph C. Glorioso began his career at the University of Michigan Scho ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Glorioso has spent his career studying the molecular bio ReadMore...

Marina Kleanthous

Associate Professor
The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
Cyprus

Biography: Marina Kleanthous (PhD 1990 Neurochemistry, University of Athens) has ReadMore...

Research Interest: Her research interests include: Drug therapy for thalassaemi ReadMore...

Dr. Marina Kleanthous, PhD

Associate Professor
The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
Cyprus

Biography: Marina Kleanthous (PhD 1990 Neurochemistry, University of Athens) has ReadMore...

Research Interest: Her research interests include: Drug therapy for thalassaemi ReadMore...

Shengping Hu

Professor
Molecular biology and forensic genetics
Tongji Medical University
China


Biography: Shenping Hu earned her MD from Tonji Medical University, China and Ph. ReadMore...

Research Interest: Shenping Hu research interests include Human DNA polymorphis ReadMore...

George Perry

Dean and Professor
University of Texas at San Antonio
USA
Tel: 210-458-4450
Fax: 210-458-4445


Biography: George Perry is Dean of the College of Sciences and professor of biolo ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research interest is on Alzheimer’s disease, Oxidative ReadMore...

Kazi Rafiqul Islam

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology
Kagawa University
Japan
Tel: +81-87-891-2125
Fax: +81-87-891-2126


Biography: Kazi Rafiqul Islam is currently working in Department of Pharmacology ReadMore...

Research Interest: Genetic Syndromes & Gene Therapy

Natalay Kouprina

Staff Scientist
National Cancer Institute
USA
Tel: 301-496-7941
Fax: 301-480-2772


Biography: Natalay Kouprina received her M.Sc. in physical chemistry from the St. ReadMore...

Research Interest: Combining a transformation-associated recombination (TAR) cl ReadMore...

Larisa Rudenko

Senior Advisor for Biotechnology & Director of Animal Biotechnology
Center for Veterinary Medicine
Food and Drug Administration
USA
Tel: 301-827-6500
Fax: 301-443-3100


Biography: Dr. Rudenko serves the Food and Drug Administration Director of Animal ReadMore...

Research Interest: She been responsible for the successful development and impl ReadMore...

Lu Qi

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition
Harvard School of Public Health
USA
Tel: 617-432-4116


Biography: Dr. Qi serves as Editor-in-Chief for World Journal of Diabetes, Associ ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Qi's research has focused on the genetic, nutrition, bio ReadMore...

Ram Kushal Singh

Head, Biotechnology Division
Sugarcane Research Institute
India
Tel: +91 9415527526


Biography: Dr. Ram Kushal Singh, presently holding the position of Head, Center f ReadMore...

Research Interest: He specializes in sugarcane molecular biology, transgenic su ReadMore...

Mariam B. Sticklen

Professor
Michigan State University
USA
Tel: 517-255-0271
Fax: 517-353-5174


Biography: Prof. Mariam Sticklen has been a faculty member at MSU for the last 25 ReadMore...

Research Interest: Applied research on addressing the production of industrial ReadMore...

Arvind Chhabra

Assistant Professor
Department Of Medicine
University of Connecticut Health Center
USA
Tel: 860-679-1447
Fax: 860-679-1154


Biography: Arvind Chhabra is an Assistant Professor at Department of Medicine and ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research work is aimed at developing an effective immune ReadMore...

Yujing Li

Emory University School of Medicine
USA


Biography: Yujing LI received his Ph.D from Institute of Genetics Chinese Academy ReadMore...

Research Interest: Yujing LI research includes non-coding RNAs and neurodegener ReadMore...

Xinghua Pan

Associate Research Scientist
Department of Genetics
Yale University
USA
Tel: 203-432-4771


Biography: Xinghua (Victor) Pan obtained his M.D. degree from the Southern Medica ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research is on functional genomics, focusing on the deve ReadMore...

Alicia L. Bertone

The Trueman Chair in Equine Clinical Medicine and Surgery
The Ohio State University
USA
Tel: 614-292-7449


Biography: The CORL’s research has focused on the translational science in the ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr Bertone has an interest in the molecular and stem cell th ReadMore...

Katherine M. Pappas

Associate Professor
Department of Genetics and Biotechnology
University of Athens
Greece
Tel: +30-210-7274340
Fax: +30-210-7274318


Biography: Katherine M. Pappas completed her Ph.D. at the University of Athens (U ReadMore...

Research Interest: Bacterial Molecular Genetics; Genomics; Plasmid Biology;Stra ReadMore...

Aamir Shahzad

Director of Administration
International Society for Translational Medicine (ISTM), Vienna
Austria


Biography: Prof. Shahzad, currently based in Vienna, Austria, is one of the pione ReadMore...

Director of Administration
International Society for Translational Medicine (ISTM), Vienna
Austria


Tapan K. Bera

Associate Scientist
National Cancer Institute
USA
Tel: 301-496-0976
Fax: 301-402-1344


Biography: Dr. Bera received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Calcutta ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research goal and objectives are focused mainly on to un ReadMore...

Yiqiang Cai

Associate Research Scientist
Yale University School of Medicine
USA
Tel: 203-737-2941


Biography: Cai graduated from Hunan Medical University in China (M.D equivalent) ReadMore...

Research Interest: Genetic kidney disease, polycystic kidney disease, molecular ReadMore...

Momiao Xiong

Assistant Professor
Department of Human Genetics Center
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
USA
Tel: 713-500-9894


Biography: Prof. Momiao Xiong is currently working as Professor in the Biostatist ReadMore...

Research Interest: As the Human Genome Project entered a second phase of genome ReadMore...