12th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics
November 8-10, 2017
Chen Student Travel Awards

The Chen Student Travel Award, funded with a generous donation from Professor Chen Yuan-Tsong through the Chenzyme Foundation, is given in recognition to students/young scientists with outstanding research work at the conference of the Asia Pacific Society of Human Genetics. A maximum of 10 awardees will be chosen from abstract submitted for oral and poster presentation attaining appropriate level of merit. In case of insufficient numbers of submission which attain appropriate level of merit, the remaining awards will be used for the next conference. A monetary award of USD 500$ will be given to each award recipient to assist towards his/her travel expenses in attending the conference.


In order to make an application to be considered for an award, an applicant must:
Be registered for the 12th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics

i. Be registered for the 12th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics
ii. Be abstract submitter for oral and poster presentation
iii. Submit the completed Chen Student /Young Scientists Travel
iii. Submit the completed Chen Student /Young Scientists Travel Award form (Download form here) to
iv. Commit to attend the award ceremony of the conference

Key dates

Application deadline: 12pm (noon) GMT on 30 September 2017

Awards announcement date: Week of 1 November 2017

Welcome Message

Dear Friends / Delegates

Greetings from the Organizing Committee of the 12th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics (APCHG 2017).

On behalf of the local organizing committee, we are pleased to invite you to participate in the 12th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics (APCHG 2017) to be held from November 8 (Wednesday) -10 (Friday), 2017 at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Bangkok, Thailand.

The theme of the conference will be on “Genomic Medicine and Clinical Practice”, focusing on a wide range of topics from basic to advanced genetics. The scientific committee is planning a stimulating academic program including workshops, plenary lectures, symposia and oral presentations, to keep you updated with the latest innovations and research in the fields of Genetics and Genomic Medicine. The organizing committee is looking forward to the participation of clinical geneticists and health professionals with special interests in genetics and genomics.

We also would like to invite you to the vibrant, dynamic, yet culturally rich city of Bangkok. The conference will be held on a beautiful riverside location within a week of the enchanting Loi Krathong (lantern floating) festival, enabling you to experience the best that this city has to offer. Bangkok is also a convenient transportation hub, making it an easy-to-reach destination, as well as an ideal base for exploring the rest of Thailand and Southeast Asia. Besides the conference, please do spare some time to explore Bangkok, and beyond, and be enchanted.

We very much look forward to welcoming you in Bangkok in 2017.

Pornswan Wasant

Chair, Organizing Committee, APCHG 2017

Thanyachai Sura

Secretariat, APCHG 2017

Poh-san Lai

President, Asia-Pacific Society of Human Genetics

Journal Partner

Vol 5, No 11 (June 2017): Annals of Translational Medicine (Focus on “Mesothelioma”)

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Important Dates

Registration & Abstract Submission Open :
April 1, 2017

Abstract Submission Ends :
May 31, 2017 July 10, 2017

Notification of Acceptance to Authors :
July 20, 2017 July 31, 2017

Early Bird Registration Ends :
August 15, 2017 August 30, 2017

Congress Secretariat :
Birth Defects Association (Thailand)
Room 405, Kosol Bldg., Siriraj Hospital
2 Pranok Rd., Bangkoknoi, Bangkok,
Thailand 10700
Tel: 662-419-8283
Fax: 662-419-8414


Tentative Program


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