Arturo Falaschi Conference Series

Colombia Course Human Genomics 2014


Practical Course “Advanced Techniques for tl_files/Meetings/2014/BIOLAC_LOGO.jpgClinical and Personalized Human Genomics”

2-6 June 2014 Cali, Colombia 

Organiser: Felipe García Vallejo (Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia)
Co-organisers: King Jordan and Fred Vannberg (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
Leonardo Mariño-Ramirez (National Center for Biotechnology InformationNational Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA)
Augusto Valderrama-Aguirre (Universidad Libre, Cali, Colombia)
Adalberto Sanchez Gomez (Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia)

Requests for information and applications directly to:
Felipe García Vallejo 
Universidad del Valle 
Calle 4B No 36 - 00 
Ciudad Universitaria - San Fernando 
Telephone: +57-2-5185686 
Fax: +57-2-5185617 
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The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged.

For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please contact the local organisers directly


The course will provide exposure to the latest research in clinical and personalized genomics, along with practical training in the use of the latest computational techniques for the analysis of individual genome sequence data sets as applied to the study of human disease.

It will be offered to students, professors and physicians with an interest in the theory and practice of clinical and personalized genomics. Students will be required to have backgrounds in either biology, medicine or computation.

Invited speakers

King Jordan, Kostas Konstantinidis and Fred Vannberg (GeorgiaTech, US)
Leonardo Mariño (NCBL, USA)


  • Genomic of Mendelian Disease
  • Genome Wide Association Studies 
  • Human Population Genomics & Down Syndrome
  • Genome Based Diagnosis of Cancer
  • Clinical Metagenomics
  • Practicals in Genomic Bioinformatics




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