Course Description: 

The Eye Genetics Course is a 3-day long postgraduate level course aimed at both clinicians and researchers seeking an up-to-date introduction to, as well as an overview of ophthalmic genetics today. The course will cater for an audience including ophthalmologists, clinical and molecular geneticists, and genetic counselors. Topics covered include genetics of inherited retinal diseases, age-related macular degeneration, myopia, glaucoma, corneal disease, optic neuropathies, ocu-lar developmental disease, and gene therapy. The faculty combines experts from all fields of ophthalmic genetics known for their didactic skills. Participants are encouraged to present a clini-cal or genetic case of eye disease and will be coached before presenting. Prizes will be awar-ded for three best presentations.

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Registration Fee: 

€ 750,00. It includes tuition, course material, lunches, coffee breaks, dinners, transportation from Bologna airport to the course venue (on September 26th and back on September 30th), and accommodation in double room** to be shared with another participant for 4 nights (Sept. 26th – 30th ).

** You’ll be lodge at the Course Venue or in case of overbooking in hotels nearby the Centre. Please specify in the field note of your booking your roommate. Otherwise the organization will arrange the combination.
If you travel with an accompanying person not attending the course please contact .


The European Society of Human Genetics offers fellowships covering both registration fee and accommodation. Applicants for fellowships should submit their request together with CV and a reference letter to

Deadline for sending application for fellowship: July 31ST , 2015 at 18.00 (Bruxelles Time). You’ll receive a notification of acceptance (or non acceptance) by mail within August 20th

Before starting the registration procedure, please read the following information:

Poster submission:

Deadline for sending Abstracts for posters: at September 1st , 2015 18.00 (Bruxelles Time). Please send your abstract to 

All participants are encouraged to present a poster. All the abstract will be accepted.

Before starting the registration procedure, please read the following information:

– in the “BILLING ADDRESS” field you have to choose your surname/name or your institution. Only one field is admitted;

– in the “VAT n/Italian fiscal code number” field: if you don’t have it, please leave the field blank or write 0000

– If you’d like a single room, please contact: If single rooms are available the extra cost to be payed on site will be: € 10,00 per night;

– If your arrival/departure dates are different from the a.m. (in: September 26th – out: September 30th) please contact before starting the registration procedure.