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BIG Held Genomic Medicine Frontier and Universal Wellness Symposium
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The first symposium of genomic medicine frontier and universal wellness, as well as the annual conference of CAS Key Laboratory of Genomic and Precision Medicine was held in Beijing National Convention Center during November 17-19.


Participants included scientists in the frontiers of genomic medicine, the advisory committee members, principal investigators, researchers and graduate students of the key lab.


At the opening of the ceremony, Prof. GU Dongfeng and other invited reporters gave thorough introduction of the frontiers of genomics, the basic research of biomedicine, transformation medicine and clinical research.


At the annual conference of next day, ZENG Changqing, the director of key lab, summarized the research achievements, operation management and the progress of the project of CAS Precision Medicine Initiative in 2017.


Subsequently, academician SHEN Yan hosted the third meeting of the academic committee. The academic members affirmed the orientation and research direction of the lab and gave a series of valuable advice for the future development of the key lab, including to further strengthen cooperation with the clinical resources, to strengthen the cooperation of basic research and multi-discipline, to play a leading role of the national team in electronic health record, data mining, software algorithm and artificial intelligence, to establish Chinese reference genome and the Chinese disease database based on deep sequencing, and so on.



The invited speakers (Image by BIG)