Skip Main Navigation
Page Content
This event has ended

Save This Event

Event Saved

West Vancouver - Bringing Home Genomics: Your DNA - a blueprint for better health

Genome British Columbia and TELUS World of Science

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

Ticket Information

Type Remaining End Quantity
General admission Sold Out Ended Free  

Share West Vancouver - Bringing Home Genomics: Your DNA - a blueprint for better health

Event Details

Please join us for a free evening discussion about the key to personalized medicine, genomics, a new type of “microscope”, which helps to understand the role of DNA and related molecules in health and disease.

Hear from experts about how genomics is enabling more precise and more effective healthcare for British Columbians. 

Date and Location
Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
7:00pm –9:00pm
The Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Avenue)

Speakers:

Personalized Medicine: what's the prescription for BC in the next 5 years?
Brad Popovich PhD, Genome BC
Cancerunlocking a genetically driven disease
Joseph M Connors MD FRCPC, Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency Clinical Director, BC Cancer Agency Centre for Lymphoid Cancer
Mystery Patients: Using genomic tools to help diagnose and treat rare disease
Stuart Turvey, MBBS, DPhil, FRCPC, Pediatric Immunologist, BC Children’s Hospital, and Professor of Pediatrics, UBC
Hepatitis C: 25 years from discovery to cure
Mel Krajden MD, Medical Head, Hepatitis and Associate Medical Director, Public Health Microbiology and Reference Laboratory, BC Centre for Disease Control

Have questions about West Vancouver - Bringing Home Genomics: Your DNA - a blueprint for better health? Contact Genome British Columbia and TELUS World of Science

When & Where


Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts
1700 Mathers Avenue
West Vancouver, BC V7V 2G7
Canada

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)


  Add to my calendar

Organizer

Genome British Columbia and TELUS World of Science

Genome British Columbia leads genomics innovation on Canada’s West Coast and facilitates the integration of genomics into society. A recognized catalyst for government and industry, Genome BC invests in research, entrepreneurship and commercialization in life sciences to address challenges in key sectors such as health, forestry, fisheries, aquaculture, agri-food, energy, mining and environment. Genome BC partners with many national and international public and private funding organizations to drive BC's bioeconomy.

Genome BC is supported by the Province of British Columbia, the Government of Canada through Genome Canada and Western Economic Diversification Canada and more than 300 international public and private co-funding partners.

  Contact the Organizer

Interested in hosting your own event?

Join millions of people on Eventbrite.

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.