Fulfilling the Promise of a Sequenced Human Genome

Speaker

Eric Green, MD

Date

October 29, 2010, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location

Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 103
University of Chicago

Description

Friday, October 29, 2010 3:00 pm
Where: Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 109
924 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL

Description:
Now that the human genome has been sequenced, current research focuses on applying this knowledge to medicine, with the ultimate goal of finding new treatments for diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Join us to hear Dr. Green’s insights into the new field of genomic medicine. A reception follows the lecture. Dr. James D. Watson (co-discoverer of DNA structure, 1962 Nobel Prize winner, and Chicago alumnus) endowed this lecture and will be in attendance.

Name: Department of Ecology and Evolution
Phone: 773-702-1988
URL: pondside.uchicago.edu/ecol-evol
Email: ajberk@uchicago.edu
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