Alexandria Faculty of Medicine – Convention Centre Conference Hall
Session 1: Welcome and Opening Session
10:00-10:15 | Introduction to the National Egyptian Genome Project: Academy of Science and Technology
10:15-10:45 | Why Genomics Research is of Public Interest?
Chair of National Egyptian Genome Scientific Committee
10:45-11:15 | Introduction to the new Egyptian Centre of Research and Regenerative Medicine Director of ECRRM
11:15- 11:30 | Collaboration and Academic Support for Continuous Professional Development in Genomics Alexandria University Genomics Committee
111:30-12:00 | Opening Keynote of Alexandria University. President of Alexandria University.
12:00-12:30 | Coffee Break
Session II: Genomics and Community Health (examples of single gene and multifactorial health problems)
12:30-13:00 | Updates on the Egyptian new born screening program. Ministry of Health and Population-Disability Limitation Section: Professor Khaled Otaify
13:00- 13:30 | Infectious diseases and the evolving science of pharmacogenomics : Clinical implications of the human genome project. Prof. Ahmed Waheed. Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria Univeristy.
13:30-14:00 | Treatable Genetic Diseases: successful clinical stories. Professor Iman Marzouk. Faculty of Medicine, Pediatrics Department.
14:00-14:10 | Questions and Answers
Session III: Genomics and Technology
14:10-14:30 | New Technology in Next Generation Sequencing (MGI)
14:30-14:50 | NGS and its application in cancer.
Prof. Marwa Hanafi. Faculty of Medicine, Clinical Pathology Department.
14:50-15:10 | NGS and software solution
Prof. Rania Elsharkawy. Medical Research Institute-Clinical Chemistry Department
15:10-15:30 | Examples of NGS implementation in patient care.
Professor Ibtisam Abdullah. Medical Research
15:30-16:00 | Questions and Answers
16:00-17:00 | Lunch Break