Statistical genomics and genetics have been growing remarkably fast and covering more and more topics in both fields, and nowadays they are essential parts of modern biological and medical researches. The goal of the conference is to provide an opportunity for statisticians and bioinformatists, as well as biologists, and graduate students to generate and share ideas for new creative research in both statistics and genomics. The keynote speakers are Dr. Xihong Lin, Dr. Kathryn Roeder, and Dr. John Storey.