Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA) 44th Annual Scientific Conference
14-17 August 2021
Adelaide, South Australia
The theme ‘From Promise to Precision: Beyond a 2020 Vision’ will emphasise recent developments in genetics and genomics, encompassing improved diagnostic precision coupled with the realistic promise of targeted therapies, and preparing the genetic healthcare workforce to meet these challenges. The program will cover various aspects of human genetics and genomics, with the committee planning sessions around the following themes:
- Precision Medicine
- Ophthalmic Genetics
- An Adaptable Genetic Workforce
- Cancer: Personalised Therapies and Counselling
- Gene Discovery and Modelling
- Polygenic Risk and Non-Mendelian Disorders
Leading international and local luminaries will be presenting over the three days of the conference, as well as in the Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings which are held on the Saturday prior to the conference.
The meeting will also include an extensive industry exhibition, submitted oral and poster presentations, and a number of networking opportunities.