Translating Genomics Into Personalized Therapy


Margit Burmeister PhD, David Haas MD, Arthur Nienhuis MD, Charles M. Perou, Ph.D.


March 26, 2010, 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Biological Science Learning Center – Room 109
University of Chicago



The University of Chicago
Committee on Genetics, Genomics & Systems Biology Annual Symposium
Friday, March 26, 2010     1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

“Translating Genomics Into Personalized Therapy”


Margit Burmeister, Ph.D.

University of Michigan
Title:  “Prospects for Genomics in the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders”

David Haas, M.D.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title:  “Human Genomics of HIV Infection and its Therapy”

Arthur Nienhuis, MD

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Title:  “Development of Gene Therapy for Blood Disorders”

Charles M. Perou, Ph.D.

Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title:  “Molecular Portraits of Human Breast Tumors

Latest News

Start-up founded by IGSB faculty wins $250,000 Polsky Center award

BiomeSense, a startup developing biosensors that can detect particular kinds of bacteria in patients’ feces that could help improve the efficacy of clinical trials, won the University of Chicago’s Innovation Fund finals and an investment of up to $250,000 from the college.

Massive data analysis shows what drives the spread of flu in the US

Models built with data from health claims, weather, geography and Twitter predict how the flu spreads from the south and southeastern coast

Subscribe to RSS Feed