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The Festival of Genomics & Biodata Boston 2024

We’re Back: The Festival of Genomics & Biodata Boston 2024 

After a triumphant return to the USA last year, the Festival is back and better than ever. Join us on Wednesday 12th – Thursday 13th June 2024 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) to catch up on the latest research and advances in genomics and biodata. 

The Festival unites the research, clinical and pharmaceutical sectors in a spectacular celebration of genomics and biodata. Across two days, we invite you to immerse yourself in 7 theatres of content, featuring over 150 speakers, in-depth panel discussions, interactive sessions and abundant networking opportunities. Plus, most attendees can enjoy the Festival for free! 

You won’t want to miss these sessions on drug discovery and development: 

  • Leveraging AI/ML and Computational Biology in R&D – Huanyu Zhou, Senior Director, Teva Pharmaceuticals 
  • The Value of Multi-omics in Immunology Translational Medicine – Dawn Waterworth, Head of Translational Immunomics, Johnson and Johnson 
  • Human Genetic Evidence Informs Drug Targets for Asthma and COPD – Paola Bronson, Associate Director, GSK 
  • Unraveling Mechanisms of Resistance to CDK4/6i With the Power of ML Approaches and RWE Clinico-Genomics Data – Jadwiga Bienkowska, Senior Director, Head of Computational Biology R&D, Pfizer 
  • Opportunities and Challenges with Real-World Multi-Modal Data (Clinico-Genomics) to Enable Patient Selection and Indication Expansion – Sunita Badola, Senior Director, Head of Oncology Data Strategy, Takeda 
  • Proteomics as a Drug Development Tool: Promises and Potential Pitfalls – Chris Whelan, Director, Johnson & Johnson 

This event is far more than a conference, the Festival also features: 

  • 7 theatres covering areas including AI, cancer genomics, drug discovery, gene editing, multi-omics, proteomics, single-cell, spatial, sequencing technologies and more! 
  • Workshops – Learn from experts with the help of our hands-on workshops. 
  • Round Table Discussions – A unique opportunity to delve into topics, share your insights, and collaborate with industry experts to address challenges and gather valuable intelligence in your field. 
  • Speed Networking Sessions – Quickly connect with like-minded attendees with similar priorities and research goals to your own and expand your professional network. 
  • Poster Zone – Check out the innovative research on display and encounter fresh discoveries, connect with colleagues and establish new partnerships. 
  • Tree of Life Café – The ultimate hub for attendees to grab a bite to eat, enjoy hot or cold beverages and unwind. 
  • Start-Up Zone – Meet innovative start-up companies offering something new to the genomics community. 
  • Complimentary drinks reception – Enjoy a free alcoholic or soft beverage while mingling with fellow Festival attendees to forge new connections. 
  • Vibrant exhibition floor – Speak to expert vendors and discover cutting-edge technologies and solutions. 

Join us at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Centre in June to celebrate the research and methodologies currently driving drug discovery and development. 

For more information and to register, visit the Festival website:

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