12th – 13th December 2008
Helmholtz Zentrum München / Neuherberg

The Meeting is kindly supported by:



The Scientific Program Committee cordially invites you to attend the

1st Annual Meeting of the Program of Medical Genome Research - which will be the "Kick-off Meeting for NGFN-Plus and NGFN-Transfer" as well as the 7th annual meeting of the German National Genome Research Network (NGFN)

at Helmholtz Zentrum München on December 12 and 13, 2008.

Main topics will be:

  • Genomics of Common Disease
  • Genome Regulation
  • Animal, Cellular & Tissue Models
  • Systems Biology
  • Genomic / Environmental Interaction
  • Transfer from Genomics to Application

Additional workshops on Next-Generation Sequencing and Genome-Wide Association Studies will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2008.

The conference convenes internationally renowned keynote speakers and experts in German medical genome research. It will be an ideal forum for scientific discussion and for sharing results and information. To all members of NGFN-Plus and NGFN-Transfer, this is the chance for a first get-together with all members of the novel BMBF Program of Medical Genome Research. You are invited to present your first results and the aims of your projects in talks and at posters. The top three posters will receive an award!
Don't miss the social event on Friday evening, and meet with the scientific community for nice atmosphere, delicious dinner and great music.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Munich!

Prof. Martin Hrabé de Angelis Prof. Hugo Katus
(As Spokespersons for the Project Committee of NGFN-Plus and NGFN-Transfer in the Program of Medical Genome Research)