Genomics to Mankind-Integrating Genetic Education, Counseling and Public Health.

July 2nd - 4th 2020

BGC - INDIA 5th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL e-CONFERENCE

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About the Conference

The Board of Genetic Counseling - India (BGC-I) is delighted to welcome one and all to our fifth annual and first digital international conference "Genomics to Mankind - Integrating Genetic Education, Counseling and Public Health" from 2nd to 4th July 2020. The three day conference is divided into five sessions with each session consisting of four talks followed by panel discussion with experts in the respective fields. The conference is an educational treat aimed at addressing debates in the contemporary field of genetic counseling and medical genetics. We invite students, genetic counselors, faculty, clinicians, researchers and other professionals to join us in the event and make this endeavor a scientific success!

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Our Speakers

Psychosocial Nuances in Genetic Counseling

Inauguration
Dr. Seema Rao
Speaker
Dr. Veena Easvaradoss
Speaker
Prof. Anna Middleton
Speaker

Genetic Counseling and Education- Global Scenario

Dr. Mercy Laurino
Speaker
Dr. Q Annie Hasan
Speaker
Ms. Juliana Lee
Speaker
Dr. Gemma Chandratillake
Speaker

Cancer Genetics

Prof. Mithua Ghosh
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Prof. Shirley V. Hodgson
Speaker
Ms. Yoon Sook Yee
Speaker
Dr. Jane Houldsworth
Speaker

Community Genetics and Public Health

Dr. Thanyachai Sura
Speaker
Dr. B.R. Lakshmi
Speaker
Dr. Mohan.V
Speaker
Prof. Martina C Cornel
Speaker

Infertility, Pediatrics and Precision Medicine

Ms. Tressie D'Souza Dalaya
Speaker
Dr. Jaideep Malhotra
Speaker
Dr. Sultana Faradz
Speaker
Dr. Eric P Hoffman
Speaker

Our Schedule

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Psychosocial Nuances in Genetic Counseling



Dr. Seema Rao

  • Effective Communication - Tools and Techniques

Dr. Veena Easvaradoss

  • Importance of empathy in effective counselling

Prof. Anna Middleton

  • Ethics and genomic data sharing: Global public attitudes

Genetic Counseling and Education - Global Scenario



Dr. Mercy Laurino

  • The Genetic Counseling Profession: Our History and Our Future

Dr. Q Annie Hasan

  • Reason for Paucity of Genetic Counseling Courses in India

Ms. Juliana Lee

  • Genetic Counseling Education & Training in Asia

Dr. Gemma Chandratillake

  • Training the healthcare workforce to deliver a National Genomic Medicine Service

Cancer Genetics



Prof. Mithua Ghosh

  • "Bigger" the Gene panel "Better" the clinical Management of Cancer

Prof. Shirley V. Hodgson

  • Genetic counselling in Cancer Genetics

Ms. Yoon Sook Yee

  • Genetics in Cancer Care - the Emerging Roles of a Genetic Counsellor

Prof. Jane Houldsworth

  • Update on Genomic testing in Hematologic Malignancies

Community Genetics and Public Health



Dr. Thanyachai Sura

  • Community Genetics: A Strategy for Thalassemia prevention and control in Thailand

Dr. Lakshmi.B.R

  • Community Genetics Approach - A holistic working model to address neglected disorders - Case of DMD

Dr. Mohan.V

  • Precision Diabetes - Has it become a reality?

Prof. Martina C Cornel

  • Moving the genomic knowledge off the shelves

Infertility, Pediatrics and Precision Medicine



Ms. Tressie D'Souza Dalaya

  • Pediatric Genetic Counseling

Dr. Jaideep Malhotra

  • Genetics In Infertility

Dr. Sultana Faradz

  • The Evolving Role of Genetic Counseling in Infertility and Failure of Pregnancy

Dr. Eric P Hoffman

  • Pediatric Precision Medicine: Viltolarsen in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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