3rd Course in Eye Genetics October 3-6, 2012

R. Allikmets (Columbia University, New York), A. Ciardella (Policlinico Sant’Orsola, Bologna),
M. Seri (U.O Genetica Medica, Bologna).

Course Description:
The Eye Genetics Course is a 4-day long postgraduate level course aimed at both clinicians and researchers seeking an up-to-date introduction to, as well as an overview of ophthalmic genetics today.

The course will cater for an audience including ophthalmologists, clinical and
molecular geneticists, and genetic counselors. Topics covered include genetics of inherited retinal diseases, age-related macular degeneration, myopia, glaucoma, corneal disease, optic neuropathies, ocular developmental disease, and gene therapy. The faculty combines experts from all fields of ophthalmic genetics known for their didactic skills. Participants are encouraged to present a clinical or genetic case of eye disease and will be coached before
presenting. Prizes will be awarded for three best presentations. Optional guided city tours and a tutored tasting of Italian wines will be available.

R. Allikmets (New York, USA), A. Auricchio (Naples, Italy), S. Banfi (Naples, Italy), P. Barboni (Bologna, Italy) W. Berger (Zürich, Switzerland), G. Black (Manchester, UK), V. Carelli (Bologna, Italy), A. Ciardella (Bologna, Italy), F. Cremers (Nijmegen, The Netherlands), C. Graziano (Bologna, Italy), G. Hall (Manchester, UK), N. Katsanis (Durham, USA), B. Leroy (Ghent, Belgium), K. Neveling (Nijmegen, the Netherlands), M. Seri (Bologna, Italy), A.Sodi
(Florence, Italy), J. Sowden ( London, UK)


Info: www.eurogene.org
Mail: serena.paterlini@eurogene.org
Tel: +39 051-2088414 Fax: +39.051.2088424