• Sumio Sugano, The University of Tokyo


  • Stylianos E. Antonarakis, University of Geneva
  • Dhavendra Kumar, University Hospital of Wales
  • Edison Liu, Jackson Laboratory

Society affiliations

The HUGO Journal is the official journal of the Human Genome Organisation.



We would like to extend a warm welcome to Professor Stylianos Antonarakis, who has taken over the helm as the newly elected HUGO president. To learn more about Professor Antonarakis, visit http://hugo-international.org/abt_hugopresidents.php.


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Aims & scope


The HUGO Journal is the Official Journal of the Human Genome Organisation and publishes original research and articles on all aspects of genomic medicine and genome sciences. The aim of the journal is to provide an excellent resource for the publication of peer-reviewed research articles on a wide range of genome-based fields. The wide scope of the journal reflects the broad and rapidly expanding nature of the field of genomics.


HGM2014 will be held from 27 April to 30 April 2014 with the theme titled ‘Genome Variation and Human Health’. This meeting in Geneva, Switzerland will be a forum for discussions on innovative approaches, and proposals to tackle the anticipated challenges resulted from the rapid analysis of the genome sequence of each individual. The official website launch for HGM2014 is scheduled for September 2013.


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