G2MC members are invited to join us throughout the weeks of January 19-29, 2021, and on February 2, 2021, for the G2MC Semi-Annual Virtual Working Group and Flagship Project Breakout sessions, designed to move G2MC projects and initiatives forward through the collaboration and input of G2MC members.
To celebrate Family Health History Awareness Month the National Human Genome Research Institute will host several engagement events over social media on November 17. Join in along with G2MC to learn about and help increase genomic literacy and family health history awareness.
This recently published article in Science Translational Medicine highlights the work being done by G2MC and other large-scale genomic medicine implementation initiatives worldwide.
Mark your calendars! The 2021 G2MC International Conference will be held in Santiago, Chile on September 29 – October 1, 2021. Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be prepared to switch to a virtual format if needed. Continue to check the event page as we will regularly post new updates and information.
Mark your calendars for the 2021 G2MC International Conference scheduled for September 29 – October 1 in Santiago, Chile. The conference will include the in-person components of the 2020 conference that was moved to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plus much more!
Read about the latest genomic and genetic education updates from Sri Lanka including a recent workshop co-chaired by G2MC leadership team members Prof. Vajira H. W. Dissanayake and Dr. Nirmala D. Sirisena, as well as a monthly webinar organized by the Human Genetics Society.
Register for this two-morning virtual Summit where multistakeholders will discuss advancing the science behind, and the more routine implementation of, evidence-based precision medicine.
Young Investigators (YIs) have and continue to uniquely contribute to the efforts and mission of G2MC. Learn about the projects and activities currently underway where YIs may find opportunities to participate and advance these efforts.
In May 2020, G2MC held its 5th Global Genomic Medicine Conference – virtually – as the in-person component of the conference had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, the virtual conference was highly successful, reaching participants across the globe.
G2MC leadership is excited to announce the formation of a Young Investigator Subcommittee. Since the formation of G2MC, young investigators in the field of genomic medicine have made significant contributions to the organization’s mission and efforts and brings enthusiasm that embodies the essence of G2MC and its vision.
G2MC Working Groups were formed to focus on specific initiatives critical to advancing the G2MC mission while supporting the activities of developing G2MC Flagship Projects. Continue reading for the latest updates on working group activities, including takeaways from the 5th Global Genomic Medicine Virtual Conference Breakout Sessions.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, G2MC will move the 5th Global Genomic Medicine Collaborative Conference, originally scheduled to take place May 6 – 8 in Santiago, Chile, to occur as an abbreviated virtual meeting during the originally planned dates, with the intention of scheduling the face-to-face meeting at a later date.
Genomic and genetic data collection is accelerating to fill critical gaps in the understanding of populations not traditionally included in research and to support more precise clinical care. To mitigate risks posed by the lack of future-looking policies that address genomic and genetic data collection and use in research and clinical care, the World Economic Forum’s Precision Medicine team launched the Leapfrogging with Genomic Data workstream.
Read the latest genomic medicine training updates from Sri Lanka, including details about recent workshops, the founding of the Human Genetics Society, and the introduction of the Board Certification in Clinical Genetics program.
To those G2MC members who are interested, the 9th International Conference on Birth Defects and Disabilities in the Developing World will be held from 23 – 26 February 2020. The conference will be hosted by the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) and will be co-sponsored by March of Dimes, USA and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.