Two decades of deCODE genetics
A thoughtful celebration and a recalibration of genomics for human society.
On September 30th 2016, deCODE genetics celebrated its 20th anniversary with a conference at its headquarters in Reykjavik, Iceland.
With distinguished invited speakers and an audience of more than 200 scientists, the conference reviewed the revolutionary changes that have taken place in human genetics during the last two decades and highlighted deCODE’s contributions during the period.
Dr. Myles Axton, Chief Editor of Nature Genetics, chaired the event.
Myles Axton, Nature Genetics
Reading the genomes of Icelanders
Kari Stefansson, deCODE genetics
Genetic revolution in Psychiatry – Recent discoveries and future potential
Ole A. Andreassen, University of Oslo
Genes and environmental factors in multiple sclerosis
Tomas Olsson, Karolinska Institutet
Microbiome in precision medicine
Oluf Borbye Pedersen, University of Copenhagen
Genomic landscape of the autism spectrum
Mark Daly, Harvard University
Merging genetics and epidemiology for society
Camilla Stoltenberg, Public Health Institute of Norway