Human Phenotype Ontology: Unlocking the power of clinical data

Friday 21 June, 9:00-16:00 BST

Event overview:

Do your order whole exome/whole genome sequencing tests? Are you involved in research into genomics/healthcare data?

This hybrid study day, organised by the DRIVE (Data Research, Innovation and Virtual Environments) team at Great Ormond Street Hospital, is for you.

The faculty consists of Professor Peter Robinson (Monarch Initiative), Dr Julius Jacobsen (QMUL) and clinicians and scientists from GOSH.

Learning outcomes:

  • To understand the concept of Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO).
  • To understand the current tools available to enhance HPO utilisation.
  • How to connect HPO data to genetic data.
  • How to use HPO to request genetic testing.
  • To understand the role of HPO in disease discovery and diagnosis.

Who should attend?

Consultants, specialist registrars, genetic counsellors, laboratory scientists, researchers and data scientists.


The programme is attached


Free, booking required
Lunch and refreshments are provided for those attending in person

Registration for face-to-face places will close on Friday 14 June, 9:00 BST. 
Registration for virtual places will close on Friday 21 June, 9:00 BST.


Please note that this event will be recorded (subject to speakers’ consent), with the recording shared with delegates for a short period (up to three months) post-event.


Cancellation policy: 

To cancel your free place, please email Personal arrangements including travel, accommodation or hospitality relating to the event which have been arranged by you are at your own risk. The GLA shall not be liable for the cost of these arrangements if you cancel your place at an event or if the event is cancelled or postponed by the GLA.

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