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[header subtitle_color=”#757575″ title=”@QuantGen16″ subtitle=”Quantitative Genomics 2016 is a student conference that will bring together graduate students and early-career researchers from around the world working at the forefront of mathematical and statistical genomics.
Present your work and discuss the hottest topics in the field in an informal environment that is ideal for building lasting networks.”]

The conference date is 6 June 2016, the venue is University College London (UCL).

[feature title=”Recent research” iconfont=”pe-4x pe-7s-display2″]Submit an abstract and present your research as a poster or as a podium talk[/feature]
[feature title=”2 Keynote Speakers” iconfont=”pe-4x pe-7s-users”]Every year, 2 keynote speakers are invited to give their insights into cutting edge research and more.[/feature]
[feature title=”Networking” iconfont=”pe-4x pe-7s-network”]Extend your professional network of peers and collaborators.[/feature]
[header position=”text-center” title=”QuantGen16 Conference Book” subtitle=”Download the conference book, which contains all abstracts and the schedule for the conference day.”]
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[header element_tag=”h2″ title=”KEYNOTE SPEAKERS” subtitle=”Every year, we select high profile researchers to present a topic of their choice”]
Sarah Teichmann
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Sarah Teichmann

Richard Durbin
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Richard Durbin

Former keynote speakers @QuantGen

Prof Brian Charlesworth, University of Edinburgh

Prof Brian Charlesworth

University of Edinburgh

Prof Nicole Soranzo

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

Confirmed keynote presentations

Sarah Teichmann

EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute & WT Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
Understanding Cellular Heterogeneity

From techniques such as microscopy and FACS analysis, we know that many cell populations harbour heterogeneity in morphology and protein expression. With the advent of high throughput single cell RNA-sequencing, we can now quantify transcriptomic cell-to-cell variation. I will discuss technical advances and biological insights into understanding cellular heterogeneity in T cells and ES cells using single cell RNA-sequencing.

Richard Durbin

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute,  leader of Genome Informatics group, Cambridge, UK
Topic to be announced
[header element_tag=”h2″ position=”text-center” title=”SPONSORS”]
Diagenode
Cambridge Epigenetix
EpiTrain
Repositive
Repositive
[header element_tag=”h2″ position=”text-center” title=”REGISTER” subtitle=”You can register for @QuantGen16 now!”]

Registration fee payment is processed through the University of Cambridge. To secure your place @QuantGen16, please complete the form after clicking below. You will receive a confirmation email that directs you to the payment website. Your registration is only completed after making the payment through the University of Cambridge.

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Important dates

[feature title=”STANDARD” iconfont=”pe-4x pe-7s-ribbon”]Opens 1 April
Closes 31 May[/feature]

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(6 June)
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Register now

(Registration closed on 31 May)

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The deadline for submitting abstracts is over!

If you submitted an abstract, you should have received an email. If not, please contact the organisers!

You are required to confirm your presentation, if your abstract has been accepted. Otherwise, we consider your presentation as cancelled.

We are currently working to establish a schedule and the times for each presentation.

Posters typically are in size DIN A0 or A1. If your poster is in A0 format, please use portrait format (upright, height longer than width), as you will be sharing poster boards where space may be limited.

A short podium talk is like a long podium talk, but shorter.

5 minutes, without time for Q&A. You can answer all questions during our networking sessions.

On the day of the conference, please provide a Powerpoint file or a PDF file on a USB stick or via email to the organisers.

A long podium talk is like a short podium talk, but longer.

12 minutes talk + 3 minutes for Q&A.

On the day of the conference, please provide a Powerpoint file or a PDF file on a USB stick or via email to the organisers.

Abstract submission is closed!

(Ended on 31 March 6 April)

[header element_tag=”h2″ title=”ORGANISERS” subtitle=”The team behind the scenes”]
Patrick K. Albers
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Patrick K. Albers

Sarah Marzi
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Sarah Marzi

Oliver Pain
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Oliver Pain

Christof Angermueller
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Christof Angermueller

Charles Breeze
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Charles Breeze

Alice Mann
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Alice Mann

James Liley
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James Liley

Daniel Temko
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Daniel Temko

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