Festival of Genomics & Biodata

Date & Time 25-28 January 2022

The Festival of Genomics and Biodata is returning on Tuesday 25 – Friday 28 January 2022. The Festival is the world’s largest genomics and biodata event and it is the place for the global genomics community to meet, learn and get inspired. Whether you attend in-person or online, you can build meaningful relationships with 7,000+ attendees from across the globe, enjoy the many festival activities and hear incredible talks from over 200 speakers. Driven by our social mission to deliver the benefits of genomics to patients faster, the Festival is free to attend for over 95% of our audience. Join your peers for a global celebration of genomics and biodata.

There are over 200 confirmed speakers including:

  • Dame Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer, NHS England
  • Sir Patrick Vallance, Chief Scientific Adviser, UK Government
  • Eric Green, Director, NHGRI
  • Heidi Rehm, Chief Genomics Officer, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Tony Wood, Senior Vice President, Medicinal Science & Technology, GSK
  • Joakim Lundeberg, Professor, SciLifeLab
  • David Goldstein, Director of the Institute of Genomic Medicine, Columbia University
  • Sarah Teichmann, Head of Cellular Genetics, Wellcome Sanger Institute
  • John Quackenbush, Chair of the Biostatistics Department, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Chris Wigley, CEO, Genomics England
  • Klaus Pantel, Chairman of the Institute of Tumour Biology, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf
  • Dame Janet Thornton, Director Emeritus and Senior Scientist, EMBL-EBI
  • Mark Effingham, Deputy CEO, UK Biobank
  • Paul Workman, Team Leader and Former CEO, Institute of Cancer Research
  • Charlotte Hobbs, Vice President Research and Clinical Management, Rady Children’s Institute 

Find out more here. Registration page is open here.