Unraveling the Complex Genetic Architecture of Asthma Susceptibility

Date

March 15, 2012, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location

Medical Center (= Billings)
p117

Description

PEDS-GR Unraveling the Complex Genetic Architecture of Asthma Susceptibility

Submitting Unit:
Department of Pediatrics as a whole
Type of Event: Grand Rounds
Date of Event: Thursday, March 15 2012
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Building: Medical Center (= Billings), Room p117

Title of talk or presentation:
Unraveling the Complex Genetic Architecture of Asthma Susceptibility

Speaker’s Name and Degrees:
Carol Ober, PhD

Speaker’s Institutional Affiliation:
Blum-Riese Professor, Interim Chair, Department of Human Genetics

Description:
1) Learn about the current status of asthma genetic studies
2) Appreciate the challenges in studies of the genetics of asthma
3) Understand the importance of gene-environment interactions in asthma susceptibility


Contact Name:
Michelle Lyle

Contact Email:
mlyle1@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu

Contact Phone:
773-702-0961

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