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Table 1 3rd IGMC 1st Day oral talks, opening and welcoming session

From: The Third International Genomic Medicine Conference (3rd IGMC, 2015): overall activities and outcome highlights

Session I
Opening and welcoming session
Chairperson: Professor Adeel Chaudhary
09:00–09:15 Professor Mohammed Al-Qahtani: Director of Centre of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Title: Welcoming and Opening the 3rd IGMC
09:15–09:25 Professor Abdurrahman Alyoubi: President of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA
Title: KAU and its Role in Supporting the IGMC
09:25–09:35 Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Swailem: Vice President, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, KSA
Title: KACST and Prospects of Research in Saudi Arabia, Maarifah-2
09:35–09:50 Dr. Omar El Farouk Boukhris: Director, Qatar National Research Fund, Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar
Title: Funding Opportunities at QNRF
09:50–10:05 Dr. Nazeeh Al-Othmany: Saudi FDA, KSA
Title: Helping Research in Saudi Arabia
10:05–10:20 Dr. Magdalena Skipper: npj Executive Editor, Nature Publishing Group, United Kingdom
Title: CEGMR & Nature Partnership