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Registration for 8th Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference is now open
Dubai-14th July 2019: The Center for Arab Genomics Studies, a division of the Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, has announced that registrations for the 8th PAHGC are now open, the conference will be held from 17th to 20th January 2020 at the Roda Bustan Hotel, Dubai. For registration and further details please click the following:
The theme of the conference in its 8th edition is the (clinical Genomics) and the main topics to be discussed in the conference include, next generation sequencing, neurodevelopmental disorders, metabolic disorders, dysmorphology, as well as population genomics and human disorders.
The first two days of the conference will be dedicated to a workshop on genomic data analysis for gene discovery and variant interpretation.
This workshop is being organized by CAGS in association with the European School of Genetic Medicine, and will take place at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Science.  The course will see instructors from around the world offering hands on training to a limited number of genetics and genomics professionals working in human genetics within the research or clinical diagnostic setting.  
Dr. Mahmoud Taleb Al-Ali, the Director of the Center for Arab Genomic Studies and the Chairperson of the Scientific Committee of the conference, said “CAGS has endeavored to bring together diverse expertise and resources pertaining to the field of medical genetics in the Arab World, through the organization of the Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference, in the hopes of facilitating multidisciplinary research.
“This conference series continues to successfully provide a platform for regional and international researchers and professionals in genetics where constructive dialogue and views are shared. We continue our efforts in this direction with the 8th PAHGC.” He added
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