University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute for Genome Sciences University of Maryland BioPark Office Frontiers in Genomics Symposium University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute for Genome Sciences


Frontiers in Genomics Symposium

Thursday, October 18, 2012
8:45 am - 3:30 pm
UM School of Nursing Auditorium, Room 130

655 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Parking Info & Map of Campus
(Symposium is location #51)

Downloadable Map

Symposium followed by reception at IGS
4:00pm - 6:00pm
801 W. Baltimore St, 6th Floor
Email us at to RSVP for the reception only.

In celebration of the fifth anniversary of the Institute for Genome Sciences, please join us for a day of innovative discussion and scientific exchange, as we host internationally recognized scientists who are unlocking new discoveries in genomics, bioinformatics and personalized medicine.

Elaine Ostrander, PhD

Elaine Ostrander, PhD
Chief and NIH Distinguished Investigator
Cancer Genetics Branch
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD USA

Julian Parkhill, PhD

Julian Parkhill, PhD
Head of Pathogen Genomics,
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
Hinxton, Cambridge UK

John Quackenbush, PhD

John Quackenbush, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
Professor of Cancer Biology
Director of the Center of Cancer Computational Biology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA USA

Michael Snyder, PhD

Michael Snyder, PhD
Professor and Chair of Genetics at Stanford University
Director, Stanford Center for Genomics & Personalized Medicine
Stanford University
Stanford, CA USA

The Symposium is free. We encourage you to RSVP early to guarantee your seat. RSVP to for the symposium. RSVP to for the reception.