2019: 16th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health



Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel

Aarhus, Denmark

November 12-14, 2019


The three-day event is presented by the International Milk Genomics Consortium (IMGC) under the organization of the California Dairy Research Foundation (CDRF), and the local organizing committee. It brings together international experts in nutrition, genomics, bioinformatics and milk research to discuss and share the outcomes and implications of the latest discoveries in scientific research on lactation and milk. The annual symposium features scientific research related to milk and human health done throughout the world. The symposium draws from the diversity of its memberships to cover the breadth of genomics themes that reflect the interest of the Consortium.

The program will include both industry and academic sessions, with session topics including:

  • Hot Topics – Sustainability
  • The Microbiome and the Metagenome
  • Comparative Biology and Genomics
  • Inherent Milk Characteristics & Functionalities
  • Matrix Effects of Milk and Milk Components

2019 IMGC Symposium Schedule

Call for Papers

Abstracts can be submitted for the following categories:

Oral Presentation – Deadline has passed
Student Travel Award Entry – Deadline has passed
Scientific Research Poster – Deadline has passed


Early Bird Registration– $595.00 USD (if registered by October 11, 2019)

Regular Registration– $695 USD (if registered after October 11, 2019)

Student Rate– $350 (includes poster reception and group dinner)

Special Student Rate– $200 (does NOT include poster reception and group dinner)

Cancellation Policy- A full refund will be given to those who cancel by October 11, 2019 minus a $50 cancellation fee.  Those who cancel after that date will not receive a refund.

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Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel
Aarhus Margrethepladsen 1
8000 Aarhus C

Rooms include breakfast and are on a first come first serve basis, so book early. The group rate is $1,295 DKK (~$195 USD). Parking is free for all attendees.

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Information on visiting Aarhus

Pre and Post Symposium Programs:

Before the IMGC Symposium:

Join the Arla Food for Health & Danish Dairy Research Foundation symposium “Dairy Matters – Health and Nutrition throughout Life” on Monday 11 November 2019, 12-5 pm. More information may be found at https://www.tilmeld.dk/dairymatters

After the IMGC Symposium:

Join the Master Class on “Dairy Protein Biochemistry and Proteomics” organized by Aarhus University and Wageningen University and Research on 14-15 November 2019. More information may be found at http://phd.scitech.au.dk/fr/for-phd-students/courses/scientific-courses/kurser-2019/food-science/dairy-protein-biochemistry-and-proteomics-2019/

IMGC Symposium Sponsors:

Dutch Dairy Association

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