Register Now for the 2019 PGM Conference

Please join us May 10, 2019 for our third annual Precision Genomics Midwest—the region’s largest genomics conference. PGM features talks by thought leaders in research, clinical, and translational genomics…and a top-quality vendor fair, showcasing the field’s leading-edge products and services. With special sessions this year in Cancer Genomics, Cell-Mapping Informatics, and New Genomic Technologies.



Bing Ren, PhD, Professor of Cellular & Molecular Medicines, University of California San Diego; Director of the UCSD Center for Epigenomics

Matthew Porteus, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine, Stanford University

Speakers (in alphabetical order) 

Adam Ameur, PhD, Bioinformatician, Department of Immunology, Genetics & Pathology, Uppsala Genome Center, Uppsala University, Sweden

Ranjan Deka, PhD, Professor, Department of Environmental Health & Director of Epidemiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Yvonne Fonduf-Mittendorf, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Kentucky

Malia Fullerton, PhD, Associate Professor, Bioethics & Humanities, University of Washington

Hartmut Geiger, PhD, Director of the Comprehensive Mouse & Cancer Core, Cincinnati Children’s

John Greden, MD, Rachel Upjohn Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Michigan & Founder and Executive Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center

Lee Grimes, PhD, Director, Cancer Pathology Program, Divisions of Hematology & Pathology, Cincinnati Children’s Cancer & Blood Diseases Institute

Erin Haynes, DrPh, MS, Professor of Epidemiology, Chair of Preventive Medicine, & Interim Chair of Environmental Health, University of Kentucky

Yeuh-Chiang Hu, PhD, Director of the Transgenic Animal and Genome Editing Core, Cincinnati Children’s

Robert Hufnagel, MD, PhD, Staff Clinician, Clinician Scientist Career Development Program & Chief of the Ophthalmic Genetics Laboratory National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health[DV(1] 

Max Muenke, MD, Chief & Senior Investigator, Medical Genetics Branch & Director of the Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine Training Program, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health 

Medhanie Mulaw, PhD, Professor of Molecular Oncology & Functional Genomics, Ulm University, Germany

Carlos Prada, MD, Clinical Director, RASopathies Program & Assistant Professor of Human Genetics, Cincinnati Children’s

Cindy Prows, MSN, APRN, CNS, Genetics Clinical Nurse Specialist, Division of Human Genetics, Cincinnati Children’s

Nathan Salomonis, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Biomedical Informatics, University of Cincinnati & Cincinnati Children’s

Pier Paolo Scaglioni, MD, FAAP, The Herbert F. Koch Professor of Medicine; Director, Division of Hematology/Oncology; Medical Director, University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBioethics, Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School & Chief of the Research Ethics Service in the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine

Eytan Stein, MD, Hematologic Oncologist, Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center[DV(2] 

Takanori Takebe, MD, Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Cincinnati Children’s & Associate Professor, Department of Regenerative Medicine, Yokohama City University, Japan

Daniel Woo, MD, Professor of Neurology; Vice Chair of Research, Department of Neurology, Associate Director, University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Research

Ge Zhang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Human Genetics, Cincinnati Children’s

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Who attends?

  • research scientists

  • physicians

  • genetic lab managers

  • bioinformaticians

  • genetic counselors

  • bioethicists

  • nurses

  • science educators

  • entrepreneurs

  • students