November 26-28, 2009, Henry-Ford Building (FU)
Preliminary Program
Monday, September 26, 2011 
4.30 - 7.30 pm
Satellite Symposium: Next-Generation Sequencing
(Org. Philip Rosenstiel)
Download Program Satellite Symposium NGS
4.30 - 5.00 pm
Election Project Commitee (by invitation only)
7.30 pm
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 
Symposium I:  Genomics of CNS Disorders 
9.00 - 9.45 am

Keynote: Julie Williams, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK

Defining the Genetic Architecture of Alzheimer's Disease

9.45 - 10.00 am
Günter Höglinger, DZNE München, Germany
Identification of common variants influencing risk of the tauopathy Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

10.00 - 10.15 am
Aaron Voigt, University Medical Center, RWTH Aachen, Germany
The Mitochondrial Chaperone Protein TRAP1 Mitigates alpha-Synuclein Toxicity
10.15 - 10.45 am
Coffee Break
10.45 - 11.00 am
Sandra Meier, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
Association between negative mood delusions in bipolar disorder and genetic variations in 3q26.1
11.00 - 11.15 am
Hans-Hilger Ropers, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics,  Berlin, Germany
Deep sequencing reveals 50 novel genes for recessive cognitive disorders
11.15 - 11.30 am
Elisabeth Graf, Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Neuherberg, Germany
Exome Sequencing Reveals a Mutation in the Retromer Protein VPS35 as Cause for Late-Onset Parkinson's Disease
11.30 - 1.30 pm
Lunch Break and Poster Session I
11.30 – 12.30 pm odd numbers
12.30 – 1.30 pm even numbers

11.30 - 1.30 pm
Company Satellite Sessions
Roche Diagnostics Deutschland GmbH
chemagen Biopolymer-Technologie AG
1.30 - 2.00 pm
Stefan Wiemann, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) Heidelberg, Speaker Project Committee of NGFN-Plus / NGFN-Transfer in the Program of Medical Genome Research
Karin Effertz, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany
Symposium II:  Genomics of Cardiac Disease and Metabolism 
2.00 - 2.45 pm

Keynote: Leif Groop, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Genetics of type 2 diabetes - quo vadis?
2.45 - 3.00 pm
Christian Gieger, Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Germany
Human metabolic individuality in biomedical and pharmaceutical research
3.00 - 3.15 pm
Nadja Knoll, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany
Gene set of nuclear encoded mitochondrial regulators is enriched for inherited variation in obesity
3.15 - 3.30 pm
Benjamin Meder, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
Genome-wide association study identifies novel risk locus for dilated cardiomyopathy
3.30 - 3.45 pm  
Thorsten Kessler, University of Lübeck, Germany
Investigation of the coronary artery disease risk gene ADAMTS-7 in a murine knockout-model
3.45 - 4.30 pm
Coffee Break
Symposium III:  From Genomics to Application 
4.30 - 5.15 pm
Keynote: Cornelia van Duijn, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
From Genetic Research to Clinical Translation
5.15 - 5.30 pm
Christoph Bock, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
A functional genomics scorecard predicts the quality and utility of human pluripotent cell lines for regenerative medicine
5.30 - 5.45 pm
Angelika Daser, Fertility Center Wiesbaden, Germany
High throughput copy number counting in single cells – a method for the detection of meiotic and mitotic errors
5.45 - 6.00 pm
Hans Lehrach, MPI for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
The IT Future of Medicine – a flagship initiative to revolutionize our health care system
6.00 - 6.15 pm
Martin Hrabé de Angelis, Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Germany
Next steps in systemic analysis of mouse mutants at the German Mouse Clinic
6.15 - 7.00 pm
Keynote: Henk Stunnenberg, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Nijmegen, Netherlands
The BLUEPRINT of hematopoiesis
Evening Lecture 
7.00 - 8.00 pm

Klaus Lindpaintner, SDIX (Strategic Diagnostics Inc.), Newark, Delaware, USA
Future Medicine: The promise and challenge of translating science into health care

8.00 - 10.00 pm
Get-together (Wine, Cheese, Music)
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 
Symposium IV:  Genomics of Infection, Inflammation &                                                        Environmental Interaction 
9.00 - 9.45 am
Keynote: Karin de Visser, The Netherlands Cancer Institute - Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Impact of the immune system on metastatic breast cancer and chemotherapy efficacy       
9.45 - 10.00 am
Robert Häsler, Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, Germany
Impaired host-microbiome crosstalk in inflammatory bowel disease
10.00 - 10.15 am
Martin Kerick, MPI for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
Integrative data analysis of cancer tissues using next generation sequencing
10.15 - 10.30 am
Adam Baker, Exiqon A/S, Vedbaek, Denmark
Early detection of colorectal cancer from patient blood plasma using microRNA-based RT-qPCR
10.30 - 10.45 am
Stefan Wiemann, DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany
IG Cellular Systems Genomics: Network analysis of tumor drug resistance
10.45 - 12.45 pm
Lunch Break and Poster Session II
10.45 - 11.45 am odd numbers
11.45 - 12.45 pm even numbers
10.45 - 12.45 pm
Company Satellite Sessions
Complete Genomics
Life Technologies
12.45 - 1.00 pm
Ceremony: "Annemarie Poustka Poster Award of Medical Genome Research 2011" sponsored by Roche Diagnostics Deutschland GmbH
Christine Kuch, Roche Diagnostics Deutschland GmbH
Stefan Wiemann, Speaker Project Committee of NGFN-Plus / NGFN-Transfer
Symposium V:  Genomics of Cancer 
1.00 - 1.15 pm
Alessandro Prigione, MPI for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Harbor Homoplasmic and Heteroplasmic Mitochondrial DNA Mutations While Maintaining Human Embryonic Stem Cell-like Metabolic Reprogramming
1.15 - 1.30 pm
Christian Wichmann, Institute for Biomedical Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Development of molecular inhibitors targeting hot spots of AML1/ETO dimer-tetramer transition
1.30 - 1.45 pm
Ruprecht Kuner, DKFZ & NCT, Heidelberg, Germany
miRNAs in prostate cancer
1.45 - 2.15 pm
Coffee Break
2.15 - 2.30 pm
Jörg Hoheisel, DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany
Affinity-based proteomic analysis of pancreatic cancer
2.30 - 2.45 pm
Alexandra Farrall, MPI for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
Multiple (epi)genetic modifier loci of Apcmin-induced tumourigenesis identified using chromosome substitution strains
2.45 - 3.30 pm

Keynote: Ivo Gut, Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico, Barcelona, Spain

Cancer Genome Analysis in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

3.30 - 3.45 pm

Concluding Remarks: Markus Nöthen, Friedrich-Wilhelms University, Bonn, Speaker Project Committee of NGFN-Plus / NGFN-Transfer in the Program of Medical Genome Research