UK Clinical Genomics 2017
Thursday 5th October 2017
Royal College of Physicians,  London NW1 4LE


Sessions begin 10.00; conference ends after the BSGM Lecture at 17.30.
The BSGM annual general meeting will follow at 17.30.

Following last year's successful conference, the annual BSGM meeting remains as a single day with a programme focussed on UK Clinical Genomic strategy together with high quality submitted spoken presentations and a series of invited speakers of international renown. 

There are concurrent spoken sessions on the DISCOVERY of new genes, mechanisms, disease and technology or on  SERVICE CONSIDERATIONS (including- genetic counselling, education, service improvement and development).

Abstract submission

High quality abstracts for consideration for spoken presentation may be submitted until 30th June.  

Only abstracts submitted on-line at  can be considered. If you do not have a login, please contact  Unfortunately it is not possible to accommodate poster presentations at this one-day conference.

Abstracts are invited in two categories: 

(i)  DISCOVERY: new genes, mechanisms, disease and technology

(ii)  SERVICE: genetic counselling, education, service improvement and development

The main body of the text of the abstract must be no longer than 200 words (excluding title, author names, affiliations).   Notification of acceptance or rejection of abstracts will be via email to the submitting author by mid-July 2017.




Invited speakers will talk on the
100K genome project, with particular reference to GEL, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales;  
interpreting the clinical genome; and
genomics in practice.

Confirmed speakers include:
Jay Shendure, University of Washington, Seattle
Doug Turnbull, Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research, University of Newcastle
Nicoline Hoogerbrugge, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen
Tom Shakespeare, University of East Anglia
Heidi Rehm, Broad Institute MIT and Harvard Medical School
Sian Ellard, University of Exeter Medical School
Tim Aitman, Scottish Genomes Partnership
Shane McKee, NI Geomic Medicine Centre
Julian Sampson, Welsh Genomic Medicine Centre