28th Annual Meeting
of the German Society of Humangenetics
together with Austrian Society of Humangenetics (ÖGH)
and the Swiss Society of Medical Genetics (SGMG)

29th - 31st March 2017
Bochum, Germany


Welcome to our Conference

Audimax // HZO
Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum, Germany

Topics 2017

Keynote Lecture

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. Hanns Hatt: Genetics of Smelling and Human Olfactory Receptors (in German)

Plenary Sessions

  • Session 1: Christine M. Disteche: X-chromosome inactivation
  • Session 2: David Goldstein: High-throughput sequencing approaches in neuropsychiatric diseases


  • Modelling Hereditary Diseases with iPSCs
  • Intracellular Organelles and their Diseases
  • Huntington Disease
  • Consequences of Human Germline Variations
  • The Genetic and Epigenetic Basis of Obesity
  • Genomics of Immune Mechanisms

Abstract Topics

- Basic Mechanisms and Epigenetics
- Cancer Genetics
- Clinical Genetics, Genetic Counselling and Prenatal Diagnosis
- Complex Diseases, Population & Evolutionary Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology
- Cytogenetics and CNVs
- Monogenic Disease – from Gene Identification to Molecular Mechanism
- Technology and Bioinformatics
- Therapy for Genetic Diseases


Pro & Contra Sessions (German only)

  • NIPD Genomuntersuchungen / ethische Aspekte
  • Informed Consent bei genomweiten Analysen

Talk nach 12 (German only)

  • Quo vadis Humangenetik – Der neue EBM

Educational Sessions (German only)

  • Der (un-)gelöste Fall: Dermatogenetik
  • Der (un-)gelöste Fall: Hirnfehlbildungen




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