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The Testis Cancer GeCIP (Genomics England Clinical Interpretation Partnership) is holding an Academic Day on Tuesday 18 October 2016 at Green Templeton College in Oxford.

Registration is free; please contact Clare Verrill to register for the event.

A sandwich lunch will be provided. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements when you register.


The draft programme is as follows:

10.00-10.15am      Welcome, introductions

                               Prof Andrew Protheroe

10.15-10.30am      Testis GeCIP: purpose, functions, trials, Gear I and II tissue collections

                               Prof Andrew Protheroe

10.30-11am            Oxford Experiences of Whole Genome Sequencing in Cancer

                               Prof Jenny Taylor

11.00-11.30am       Coffee

11.30-12am            Circulating microRNAs for malignant germ cell tumours

                               Dr Matthew Murray

12-12.30pm            The Genetics of Testicular Cancer (title tbc)

                               Mr Kevin Litchfield

12.30-1.00pm        Digital Pathology and Image Analysis – Possible Applications in Testicular Cancer

                               Prof Johan Lundin / Dr Clare Verrill (tbc)

1.00-1.30pm           Lunch

1.30-3.30pm           Discussions around sub-domains:

                               Evolution and heterogeneity - discussion led by Prof Ian Tomlinson

                               Circulating biomarkers - discussion led by Dr Matthew Murray

                               Pharmacogenomics - discussion led by Prof Andy Protheroe and Dr David Church

                               Integrated functional biology - tbc

3.30-4.00pm          Close and actions

                               Prof Andy Protheroe