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The What's Next in Autism Genomics will take place on 26th February 2019 in the Institute of Population Health, Russell Building, Tallaght. This event provides a forum to enhance public engagement where a number of highly regarded speakers will outline the latest advancements in Autism Research with a specific focus on Genomics. The meeting is aimed at anyone interested in autism, and has been structured to encourage open discussion on research and how the public can become more involved in driving the research agenda. Registration is free (please complete the registration form below) and lunch will be provided.

Programme

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What's Next in Autism Genomics? The Progress, The Potential & The Opportunities for Public Involvement

26th February 2019 (9.30am -2pm), Institute of Population Health, Russell Building, Tallaght

09.30 REGISTRATION (with Tea & Coffee)  
     
10.00 WELCOME - Prof. Louise Gallagher (TCD)  
     
  The Progress  
     

10.10

Prof. Louise Gallagher (TCD)

What do we know about Autism Genomics?

     
10.30 Asst. Prof. Lorna Lopez (TCD) What is Autism Genomics?
     
  The Potential  
     

10.50

Dr. Amber Ruigrok (Cambridge)

Autism Biomarkers

     
11.10 Dr. Eva Forman (Temple St) Can genomics help? A life-saving example
     
  The Opportunities for Public Involvement  
     
11.30

Mr. Jamie Reilly (NUIG)

Autism Research; a Personal Perspective

     

11.50

Prof. Louise Gallagher (TCD)

The Irish Autism Registry

     
12.10 Mr. Michael Foley (TCD) Join the Conversation Today
     
12.30 World Cafe Lunch Chat with researchers about opportunities to get involved
     

13.30

Harvest & Roundup  
     
14.00 Close of meeting

 

     

General Information

The event will be held on 26th February 2019. Registration is from 9.30am, and the event will start at 10am. The event will finish by 2pm. Lunch and refreshments throughout the day will be provided. The event will be held at Trinity Institute of Population Health. Information on how to access the venue is available here. The venue is easily accessible by public transport including the LUAS. There is plenty of car parking at €1.50 an hour in adjacent car parks.

Conference organisers: Prof Louise Gallagher, Dr Lorna Lopez, Ms Sarah Bowman, Dr Nadia Bolshakova and Dr Niamh Ryan.

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