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Genetics Retreat NVHG graduate meeting

The 30th edition of the Genetics Retreat - NVHG graduate meeting will be a three-day event in 2021. This annual meeting offers a unique and exclusive podium to PhD students and covers a broad range of scientific aspects, from genetic screens and variant discovery, to fundamental mechanistic exploration and experimental (epi)genetics.

Plans for 2021

In honor of the 30th anniversary and upon participants’ request the first day of the meeting will comprise a series of workshops and masterclasses by experts in various fields.

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 and an insightful course in international granting opportunities for young scientists.

Rolduc congrescentrum
Conference centre Rolduc in Kerkrade

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 neighboring countries.

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

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

The organizing team gave the whole programme a personal touch - highly entertaining, yet professional and everyone stayed well-informed.

Feedback on presentation performance was excellently organized and very useful.

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