Genetics Retreat NVHG graduate meeting

This annual meeting offers a unique and exclusive podium to PhD students to develop their presenting and debating skills in an informal but professional setting. It covers a broad range of scientific aspects, from genetic screens and variant discovery, to fundamental mechanistic exploration and experimental (epi)genetics.
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Jubilee edition 3-5 May 2023

The 30th edition of the annual Genetics Retreat NVHG graduate meeting is scheduled for Thursday 4 and Friday 5 May 2023 at our familiar location, conference centre Rolduc in Kerkrade (the Netherlands). Because it is the jubilee edition the retreat will be preceded by masterclasses during a Pre-Retreat on 3 May 2023.

Normally topics range from big data integration and fore-front analytical biostatistics to non-coding variants to artificial intelligence in predictive modeling. The meeting will feature well-known keynote addresses on contemporary societal and academic issues for young scientists.

Since 2015 this event is organized under the auspices of the Dutch Association for Human Genetics, NVHG.

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For whom?

PhD students, (junior) postdocs, PI's, MD's (trainees) and all other scientists (including master students) from universities, clinical institutions and research centres in the Netherlands and neighbouring countries.

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5 good reasons to attend
  1. Develop your presenting and debating skills in an informal but professional setting and receive useful feedback.
  2. Receive updates on forefront research in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
  3. Be inspired by a top-notch speaker during the NVHG-keynote lecture.
  4. Expand your professional network and discuss research projects among peers, with principal investigators and keynote speakers.
  5. Awards for the three best oral graduate presentations. The best oral graduate presentation will also be invited by NVHG to give a presentation during the NVHG annual meeting. Registration for the NVHG meeting, hotel room and dinner are offered too.
What participants say

I’m having great memories in attending the Genetics Retreat meetings during my PhD (1993-1997). Always inspiring discussions after my lectures on 'genetics of hyperhomocysteinemia', that also continued in the bar of Rolduc.

Leo Kluijtmans, head a.i. Translational Metabolic Laboratory, Radboudumc Nijmegen

All PhD talks were diverse and of high quality! Absolutely fantastic keynote lectures.

Feedback on presentation performance was excellently organized and very useful.

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