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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


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


Professor Abdurrahman Alyoubi: President of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA

Title: KAU and its Role in Supporting the IGMC


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


Dr. Omar El Farouk Boukhris: Director, Qatar National Research Fund, Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar

Title: Funding Opportunities at QNRF


Dr. Nazeeh Al-Othmany: Saudi FDA, KSA

Title: Helping Research in Saudi Arabia


Dr. Magdalena Skipper: npj Executive Editor, Nature Publishing Group, United Kingdom

Title: CEGMR & Nature Partnership