- inform our PhD students of career options and prospects in the genomics industry.
- create an opportunity for our PhD students and PIs to network with industry.
- define new opportunities for collaborations in genomics between industry and academia.
- identify the skills needs/shortages for the development of the genomics industry in Ireland.
- provide a forum to discuss national policy initiatives that could promote the development of genomics in Ireland.
1. Networking – company stands to provide opportunities for students and PIs to browse and discuss the research activities and interests of companies and learn about careers in industry – it may also help companies to identify potential future recruits.
2. Careers in the genomics industry and the skillsets they require – presentations by genomics scientists working in industry, and/or significant employers of genomics data scientists in Ireland.
3. Policies that would help grow the Irish genomics industry – presentations by key stakeholders (e.g. industry, government, academia, patient/charity) followed by chaired discussion then opening up to floor.
To register to attend the event
For Industry personnel please register using this form
For CRT students and PIs please register using this form
For Charities and Patients representatives please use this form
|10.00- 11.00||Registration and coffee and Industry stand setup|
|11.00 – 11.10||Welcome by CRT Director Cathal Seoighe|
|11.10-11.50||KEYNOTE: Sir Mark Cauflield, CEO of Barts Life Sciences and former Chief Scientist for Genomics England (online)|
|11.50- 12.00||Industry talk 1 TBC|
|12.00- 12.10||Industry talk 2 – TBC|
|12.10-12.20||Industry talk 3 – MSD Animal Health – Data Labs|
|12.20-12.30||Industry talk 4 – Roche|
|12.30- 13.00||Chaired panel discussion to identify & highlight common themes in terms of industry skills requirements|
|13.00- 14.30||Lunch & networking at Industry stands|
|Future development of Genomics in Ireland|
|14.30 – 15.10||KEYNOTE speaker Aedin Culhane, Professor of Cancer Genomics at the University of Limerick|
|15.10- 15.20||How genomics should be developed in Ireland – Patient Representative Les Martin|
|15.20-15.30||How genomics should be developed in Ireland– Charities Representative – Dr Avril Keenan CEO Health Research Charities Ireland (HRCI)|
|15.30-15.40||How genomics should be developed in Ireland –Patient Organization representative – TBC|
|15.40-15.50||How genomics should be developed in Ireland –Clinical Representative – Maeve Lowry – Professor of Translational Cancer Medicine and Chairperson of the Cancer Molecular Diagnostics Advisory Group of the National Cancer Control Program (NCCP).|
|15.50-16.20||Coffee break and networking|
|16.20- 16.30||How genomics should be developed in Ireland – Industry Representative 1 – Roche|
|16.30-16.40||How genomics should be developed in Ireland – Industry Representative 2 TBC|
|16.40-17.00||How genomics should be developed in Ireland –Academic Representative -Gianpiero Cavalleri RCSI|
|17.00- 17.30||Panel discussion|
|17.30- 17.40||Closing remarks|