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The Festival of Genomics & Biodata Boston 2024 

Are you ready? The Festival of Genomics & Biodata is heading back to Boston! 

After a triumphant return to the USA last year, the Festival is back and better than ever. Join us on Wednesday 12th – Thursday 13th June 2024 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) to catch up on the latest research and advances in genomics and biodata. 

The Festival unites the research, clinical and pharmaceutical sectors in a spectacular celebration of the life sciences. Across two days, we invite you to immerse yourself in 7 theatres of content, featuring over 150 speakers, panel discussions, interactive sessions and abundant networking opportunities. Plus, most attendees can enjoy the Festival for free! 

Here’s a little of what we have in store: 

  • 7 theatres covering areas including AI, cancer genomics, drug discovery, gene editing, multi-omics, proteomics, single-cell, spatial, sequencing technologies and more! 
  • Workshops – Learn from experts with the help of our hands-on workshops. 
  • Round Table Discussions – A unique opportunity to delve into topics, share your insights, and collaborate with industry experts to address challenges and gather valuable intelligence in your field. 
  • Speed Networking Sessions – Quickly connect with like-minded attendees with similar priorities and research goals to your own and expand your professional network. 
  • Poster Zone – Check out the innovative research on display and encounter fresh discoveries, connect with colleagues and establish new collaborations. 
  • Start-Up Zone – Meet innovative start-up companies offering something new to the genomics community. 
  • Drinks reception – Enjoy a free alcoholic or soft beverage while mingling with fellow Festival attendees. 
  • Vibrant exhibition floor – Speak to expert vendors and discover cutting-edge technologies and solutions that can drive your research forwards. 

What’s more, we have 150 inspirational speakers lined up for you including: 

  • Leroy Hood, CEO, Phenome Health 
  • Catalina Lopez-Correa, Chief Scientific Officer, Genome Canada 
  • Virginia Savova, Senior Director, Global Head of Single-cell Biology, Sanofi 
  • Stephen Tsang, Co-director for Stem Cells, Genome Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology and Cell Biology, Institute of Human Nutrition, and Stem Cell Initiative, Columbia University 
  • Tom Lanz, Senior Director of Multi-Omics and Biomarkers, Pfizer 
  • Rob Annan, President & CEO, Genome Canada 
  • Paloma Cejas, Head of Innovation, Center for Functional Cancer Epigenetics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 
  • Estefany Flores-Godairioe, Director of Centering Prenatal Care, Boston Medical Center 
  • Rudolf Jaenisch, Founding Member, Professor of Biology, Whitehead Institute, MIT 
  • Ola Olow, Director, Computational Biology, Merck & Co 

Want to get involved? 

Registration is now open, and thanks to the support of our sponsors, 90% of attendees are eligible for a free ticket. 

Don’t miss out, head to our website for more information – https://festivalofgenomics.com/boston 


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