23-25 September 2012: 15th EUROPEAN CONGRESS on BIOTECHNOLOGY of the European Federation of Biotechnology - ECB15 (2)

The central theme of the 15th European Congress on Biotechnology is Biocrossroads; analyzing the impact of the life sciences industry in addressing humanity’s great challenges, looking at society to see the remaining and emerging needs, and presenting the science that will address these new challenges.


Chairs and talks of ITFoM participants

Ruedi Aebersold (Keynote Lecture), ETH Zurich and University of Zurich - Network Biology: Data Requirements and Biological Consequences


Hans Lehrach, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin-The future of Medicine (and Health)


Hans V. Westerhoff, Synthetic Systems Biology, SILS, NISB, the University of Amsterdam - Biotechnology and the Future of Medicine: engineering self-sustaining systems

Ivo Gut, Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico, Barcelona - DNA sequencing – Spanning the Generations


Mathias Uhlen, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm - Exploring Omics for the Future of Medicine


Olli Kallioniemi, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) - Systems medicine of acute myeloid leukemia: implementing individualized medicine


Aarno Palotie, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge UK, FIMM, The Institute for

Molecular Medicine Finland, Finland and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge MA- The use of special populations to uncover the genetic background of common diseases


When: 23-25 September 2012

Where: Istanbul, Turkey


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