ICTS2021

Budapest ISTS Conference 2021
Hybrid meeeting (online and on-site)
Date: 12-14 November 2021
Location: Semmelweis University, Basic Medical Science Center,
H-1094 Budapest, Tűzoltó utca 37-47.

International Organising Committee consisting of the ISTS Board: Jeffrey Craig, Adam D. Tarnoki, David L. Tarnoki, Lucas Calais-Ferreira, Bianka Forgó, Chika Honda, Antonia Stazi, Joohon Sung

Local hosts: Adam D. Tarnoki MD, PhD, med.habil., David L. Tarnoki MD, PhD, med.habil., Semmelweis University, Hungarian Twin Registry

Registration and abstract submission deadline: please visit our website soon for further information

Registration costs:
ISTS members: EUR75 (USD100)
ISTS non-members: EUR150 (USD200)
In-person: + EUR350 (USD425)   
Student ISTS members: Free
Student ISTS non-members: EUR50 (USD60)
ICOMBO members: EUR50 (USD60)
Student in-person: EUR250 (USD360)

Specific scientific sessions:
1. Bulmer session
2. COVID-19
3. Behaviour
4. Cognition/ neurodevelopmental disorders
5. New twin registries
6. Cancer
7. Obesity/metabolic syndrome
8. Oral health and development
9. Longitudinal birth cohorts:
collaborations between obstetricians, epidemiologists & omics researchers
10. Participant engagement and user involvement in twin research
11. Clinical trials (see EU trials register)

Planned workshops:
1) microbiome
2) epigenetics
3) Twin registry management
4) Twin statistics
5) Epidemiological twin studies: protocols &
questionnaires
6) Twin birth cohorts
7) Neuroimaging
8) Cochrane systematic reviews
9) Twin study management including coping with COVID-19