The Coming Age of Genomics and Its Role in Personalized Health and Wellness

Dr. Abdur Rub, Chief Technology Offices, Xcode Life Sciences. Abdur holds a Masters in Engineering from University of Cincinnati and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Florida (USF), USA. He has co-authored over 25 journal papers and has over 50 international conference proceedings in a variety of scientific disciplines. His main scientific contributions are in the areas of in vitro diagnostics, genetic sequencing and gene amplification technologies. He has been the recipient of a number of esteemed awards such as the A*STAR young Scientist Award in 2012 and several international competitive Grant Awards for scientific research. Prior to Xcode, Abdur has held various senior management positions in Academia and industry. His recent appointments are CEO of Cell Diagnostics, Singapore and Vice President of Research, Credo Biomedical, Singapore and Head of In Vitro Diagnostics, A*STAR, Singapore.
Our genes uniquely define our physicality – this much is known to most people. However, genes influence every single aspect of our life, not just physicality. we look different from each other because of our genes, we also differ from each other in health, wellness, nutrition, fitness, disease and every other aspect of physicality and physiology. The age where the same “standard” template treatments, medicines, advice, diets, exercises were given for everyone is over. The future is unique to every one of us. In this session you will hear some new and exciting developments in the science of genetics and their application towards personalized health and wellness.

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
“The Coming Age of Genomics and Its Role in Personalized Health and Wellness”
Dr. Abdur Rub,
Chief Technology Offices, Xcode Life Sciences

At 07.00 pm, on Friday, 25th November, 2016
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.