UPCOMING SYMPOSIUM: 2016 Golden Helix Symposium, Mansoura, Egypt
2016 Golden Helix Symposium
Genomics of Neurodegenerative Disorders
January 14-16, 2016, Mansoura, Egypt
The 2016 Golden Helix Symposium "Genomics of Neurodegenerative Disorders" will be organized in Mansoura, Egypt, January 14-16, 2016.
The meeting will be organized from the Golden Helix Foundation, jointly with the Universities of Mansoura and Menoufia in Cairo, Egypt. The 2016 Golden Helix Symposium is the first to be organized in the African continent and will focus on the recent trends in the field of clinical and translational neuroscience. Also, a dedicated workshop on Genomics in Africa will be organized.
The Symposium Faculty consists of international renownded speakers mostly from Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia.
Topics to be covered include:
Lastly, as with the previous Symposia, the 2016 Golden Helix Symposium will feature the 2016 Genomic Medicine Alliance - Public Health Genomics award, presented for the best abstract submitted for this meeting, while all abstracts will be published as a Supplement in Public Health Genomics, the official journal of the Genomic Medicine Alliance.
Registration will open in September 2015.
The 2016 Golden Helix Symposium Organizing Committee
Early bird registration deadline: November 1st, 2015
Deadline for abstract submission: October 31st, 2015
2016 Golden Helix Symposium venue
PLEASE NOTE - NEW CONFERENCE VENUE
The 2016 Golden Helix Symposium will be held in the University of Mansoura Auditorium.
Mansoura University was founded in 1972 in Mansoura city, Egypt. Mansoura is located at the middle of the Nile Delta in Egypt. It is one of the biggest Egyptian universities and has contributed much to the cultural and scientific life in Mansoura and Egypt.
The Faculty of Medicine was founded in 1962 as a branch of Cairo University. In 1972, a presidential decree announced the establishment of the University under the name "East Delta University". Later on, its name was changed to Mansoura University in 1973.
Wael Mohamed (Menoufia University, Cairo, Egypt; Chairman)
George P. Patrinos (University of Patras, Patras, Greece; Co-Chairman)
Mohamed Salama (Mansoura University, Cairo Egypt; Co-Chairman)
Local Organizing committee
Prof. Mohamed Sobh - Director of MERC, Mansoura University, Egypt
Prof. Abdelhaleem Tantawy - Professor of Neurology, Mansoura University, Egypt
Prof. Ahmed Badawy - Vice Dean for research and graduate studies, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt
Prof. Hussein Sheashaa - Professor of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt
Dr. Ali Shalash - Assistant Professor of Neurology, Ain Shams University, Egypt
Rudi Balling (Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Keynote Lecture)
Colin Barnstable (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
Nazli Basak (Istanbul, Turkey)
Kailash Bhatia (London, UK; Keynote lecture)
Vincenzo Bonifati (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Vita Dolzan (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Achilles Gravanis (Heraklion, Greece)
Peng Jin (Altanta, GA, USA)
Evangelos Kiskinis (Chicago, IL, USA)
Adrian Llerena (Extremadura, Spain)
George P. Patrinos (Patras, Greece)
Olaf Riess (Tuebingen, Germany)
Maria Stamelou (Athens, Greece)
Joyce Tombran-Tink (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
The updated 2016 Golden Helix Symposium Scientific Program will be announced shortly.
The Organizing Committee of the 2016 Golden Helix Symposium is indebted to the following academic and corporate entities that support the organization of his scentific event: