About the Conference

McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences is pleased to host ‘Omics and Epidemiology, a virtual conference.

This is our fourth ‘OMICS and Epidemiology conference, organized by members of McMaster University’s Population Genomics Program (PGP).

Speakers include PGP members and experts who will share their vision, and forward-thinking educational strategies.

Register now to attend virtually via Zoom.


Who should attend?

The conference explores how the inclusion of Race, Ethnicity, and Ancestry into ‘omics research is an ethical and scientific imperative. It is designed for:

  • Clinicians, researchers, and epidemiologists wondering how recent high-throughput omics technologies can impact medicine and public health
  • Omics experts who want to boost their knowledge in evidence-based medicine
  • Statisticians/computer scientists who are intrigued by biomedical sciences
  • Students seeking a multidisciplinary education to make a difference