The 45th European Mathematical Genetics Meeting (EMGM) will take place at Tartu University, Estonia, April 4th -7th 2017.

Abstract submission deadline: Friday, 13th January, 2017 !!!

www.biobank.ee/emgm2017

This annual meeting offers an informal and inviting atmosphere to exchange ideas on the use of mathematical techniques in the field of genetics. For the 2017 meeting we welcome you in Tartu, the old, but modern university town in southern Estonia.  The meeting is hosted by the Estonian Genome Center, University of Tartu and the Estonian Biocentre in the new Omicum building in central Tartu, with several accommodation and dining options in the short walking distance.

Confirmed invited speakers: Matti Pirinen (Finland),  Daniel Lawson (UK), Flora Jay (France)

Programme:

Tuesday, 4 April, 2017

10:00-18:00  Pre-conference course: „An Intuitive Approach to Machine Learning: Boosting, Nearest Neighbors, Random Forests and Support Vector Machines“. Course instructors: Andreas Ziegler and Marvin Wright

Wednesday, 5 April, 2017

10:00 -18:00  Scientific sessions (keynote lecture, contributed talks and a poster session)

18:15 Excursion to the Estonian Genome Center

19:00 Welcome reception

Thursday, 6 April, 2017

9:00-18:00 Scientific sessions (contributed talks and a poster session)

20:00 Dinner at the Estonian National Museum (see https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/jan/01/estonia-national-museum-review-touching-and-revealing-dgt-dorell)

Friday, 7 April 2017

Theme of the day: methodology in population genetics

9:00 -14:00 Scientific sessions

  

Registration:

Early registration fee 180EUR until 10th February 2017 (220EUR afterwards), the pre-conference course fee is 60EUR

The registration form is available from the conference website and also  here

 

Abstract submission:

Deadline: Friday 13th of January 2017

Please follow the instructions and use the template from the webpage and send the abstract to: emgm2017_abstracts@biobank.ee

Please do not hesitate to contact with the organizers, if you have any additional questions:

 

Annely Allik  annely.allik@ut.ee 

Krista Fischer  krista.fischer@ut.ee

Kristi Läll  kristi.lall@ut.ee (questions regarding the abstracts)

 Looking forward to welcome you in Tartu!