Thanks for supporting the Symposium!

We wish to thank the Gairdner Foundation for their generous support
as well as all our other sponsors for making this symposium possible.


Gairdner Foundation

The Gairdner Foundation is a non-profit organization devoted to the recognition of outstanding achievements in biomedical research worldwide.


McGill University Innovation Centre

McGill University is one of Canada's best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. 


Réseau de Médecine Génétique Appliquée du


Founded in 1983, the Network of Applied Medical Genetics' objective is to support and develop basic and applied human genetic research by creating, managing and promoting scientific infrastructures and knowledge transfer for the benefit of the Quebec population.


QE II Scholarship Program

The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships aim to activate a dynamic community of young global leaders across Canada and the world to create lasting impacts both at home and abroad through cross-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences.

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Illumina provides a line of products and services that serve the sequencing, genotyping and gene expression and proteomics markets.


ThermoFisher Scientific

ThermoFisher Scientific is one of the leading companies in the genetic testing and precision laboratory equipment markets.


McGill initiative in Computational Medicine

Data collection in the life sciences, including biomedical research in the laboratory and healthcare in the clinic, is taking place at an unprecedented scale.  To respond to the opportunity of a better use of data and computational methods in Medicine, we created a new Initiative within the Faculty of Medicine:  the McGill initiative in Computational Medicine (MiCM)