Belgian Society for Human Genetics

 

PROGRAM


08:15-09:00: registration

09:00-09:10: Introduction – Paul Coucke (president of Board of Human Genetics Belgium)
09:10-09:25: Genetic Counselors in Belgium – Koen Devriendt
09:25-10:10: The value of genetic counseling – Marion McAllister
10:10-10:40: Introduction of genomics into genetic counseling – Kathleen Claes

10:40-11:10: Coffee break

11:10-12:00: Genomics in the clinic – Kathelijn Keymolen
12:00-12:30: Ethical issues in genomics – Danya Vears

12:30-13:45: Lunch

13:45-14:30: Communicating genomics to patients – Marion McAllister
14:45-15:20: Genomics in the general population (expanded carrier screening) – Martina Cornel
15:20-15:50: Genomics in prenatal testing (NIPT) – Koen Devriendt

15:50-16:30:   Coffee

16:30-17:15: The future of genomics – Julie De Backer

17:15-17:30: Symposium closing

17:30-19:30: Drinks


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Paul Coucke, President
Catheline Vilain, Secretary
Lut Van Laer, Treasurer
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