Today, it has been announced that the 2013 Golden Helix Symposium that will be held jointly with the 5th Pn-Arab Human Genetics Conference will be organized in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on November 17th-19th, 2013. So far, Complete Genomics, Agilent Technologies, Illumina, and Nature Genetics have agreed to sponsor the event, which will be co-organized jointly with the Center for Arab Genomic Studies.