2018 Golden Helix Summer School, Syros Island, Greece

26 - 30 September 2018

Syros island, Greece

 "Rare Genomics: Genomics of Rare Diseases, Rare Cancers and Rare Drug Outcomes"

26-30 September 2018

Dolphin Bay Resort hotel, Syros island, Greece


We are pleased to announce the 2018 Golden Helix Summer School that will be held in the island of Syros, Greece, the capital of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean archipelago. The 2018 Golden Helix Summer School will be organized in September 2018 and the theme of the Summer School will be "Rare Genomics: Genomics of Rare Diseases, Rare Cancers and rare Drug Outcomes" and will revolve around the application of the most important disciplines of Genomic Medicine, such as Genome discovery, informatics, Public Health, and drug design in Rare Diseases, Cancer and Pharmacogenomics.

Also, we have enriched the scientific program of this 2018 Golden Helix Summer school with a career development and three interactive sessions, where members of the Faculty will engage into lively discussions with the summer school participants about issues related to career advancement and key topics related to the theme of this meeting, respectively.

Apart from the high quality scientific program, the 2018 Golden Helix Summer School offers an attractive social program that includes a visit to the Apollo Theater in Hermoupolis, and a traditional farewell dinner, allowing participants to get to know each other in a very informal way.

We have made every effort to minimize the registration fees to encourage participation of researchers from lower-income countries.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Syros, Greece next September and to a very fruitful and stimulating conference.

The 2018 Golden Helix Summer School Organizing Committee


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Important dates

Registration and abstract submission deadline: *** EXTENDED TO July 21st, 2018 ***

Notification of abstract acceptanceAugust 31st, 2018

Cancellation deadlineJuly 15th, 2018


Registration fees

590 EUR (on the basis of a double room)
750 EUR (on the basis of a single room)

Registration fees include: Access to the scientific sessions and exhibition area, accommodation for the entire duration of the summer school (4 nights), meals (breakfast, coffee breaks, lunches, dinners, welcome reception and farewell traditional party), educational material.