Genome Expo 2019: Genome Information and Industry Coming Closer to the Public

The 2019 Genome Expo is scheduled to be held at UNIST from August 28 to 29, 2019.

The 2019 Genome Expo is scheduled to be held at UNIST from August 28 to 29, 2019.

The event, which celebrates its 2nd anniversary this year, aims to share insights on some of the newest trends in genomics technology, as well as the results of 10,000 Korean Genome Project (Genome Korea).

Jointly organized and hosted by UNIST, Ulsan ICT Promotion Agency, Ulsan Metropolitan City, and Ulsan Metropolitan Office of Education, this two-day event will bring together many of the pioneers and leading experts from relevant ministries, hospitals, and top academic institutions throughout the world.

The event will feature various experimental events, a host of inspiring seminars and invited lectures on genomic technologies, as well as 1:1 business meeting for investors.

Genome Expo 2019

In the opening ceremony on Wednesday, August 28, Mayor Cheol-ho Song of Ulsan, Mayor Hwang Se-young of Ulsan City Council, local lawmakers and citizen representatives will hold a gene donation ceremony for the successful implementation of ‘Genome Korea in Ulsan’ and for the advancement of genome industry and research.

A business exhibition, participated by 22 domestic and international genomics firms are also scheduled to be held throughout the event. Here, you can explore the current state of genome sequencing technologies and sequencing service companies, as well as the progress of genomics-based personalized healthcare services.

Participants can also experience various activities at the event booths. Building a biologically correct DNA puzzle will help young students gain a deeper understanding of genomics. There will also be other fun DIY events to enjoy, including ‘DIY Genome Expo Commemorative Eco Bags’ and ‘DIY Genome Expo Key Chains’.

From 28 Aug 2019
Until 28 Aug 2019
UNIST, EB4 (110 Bldg.)
Early bird registration deadline: 
27 Aug 2019
Final date to register: 
27 Aug 2019
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