E-Rare “Scientific Meeting & Strategic Workshop” will take place on the 20 - 21 of January 2014 in Athens, Greece. The meeting will gather researchers of E-Rare-funded projects (JTC 2009, 2011 & 2012) that will present the results of their projects but also rare diseases domain stakeholders, representatives of the European Commission, IRDiRC, patients organizations (EURORDIS) and European Research Infrastructures.
The meeting is organized around several sessions:
1. A Special session dedicated to Project reporting & Networking where researchers will be given the opportunity to discuss with funding agencies, exchange and profit from the experience of other project holders. Moreover the representatives of European Research Infrastructures: EATRIS, ECRIN, EU-OPENSCREEN and BBMRI will present their infrastructures and important opportunities of collaboration with rare diseases research groups.
2. 4 scientific sessions:
SESSION I: DIAGNOSING RARE DISORDERS USING HIGH THROUGHPUT SEQUENCING