‎9th Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference kicks off tomorrow 06 December 2021
the activities of the 9th Pan Arab Human Genetics ‎Conference will start tomorrow 8th December 2021. The virtual conference is ‎scheduled to be held on December 8th and 9th, 2021.‎
The conference focus will be on discussing the challenges and opportunities for ‎genomics in the Arab World. ‎The main topics to be discussed in the conference ‎include big data genomics in ‎Arabs, new insights into rare disease, genomics ‎and society, and the genomics ‎of infection and immunology.
The conference ‎will feature lectures presented by a ‎number of scientists and researchers, ‎including keynote lectures by Dr. Khaled Fakhro, Sidra Medicine Qatar, and ‎Prof. Dr. Evan Eicher - University of Washington, USA. More than 1400 ‎delegates from all over the world are expected to participate in the event.‎
‎ Speaking about the scientific programme, Dr. Mahmoud Taleb Al-Ali, ‎Director of the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies and President of the Scientific ‎Committee of 9th PAHGC said, “This year’s scientific committee has done an ‎excellent job selecting module topics that are relevant to the recent advances ‎and challenges in the field of human genetics. We are very happy with ‎the speaker lineup we have for this conference, which will not only showcase ‎the most recent findings in the field but also tackle challenges that are specific ‎to our region”‎
It worth mentioning that the 9th PAHGC is a completely virtual and cost free ‎conference. ‎