UAB Hosts World Rare Disease Day Symposium

UAB Hosts World Rare Disease Day Symposium

The UAB CCTS is proud to present UAB World Rare Disease Day Symposium: Genome Sequencing in Clinical Diagnosis


Friday, February 28, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Children's Harbor

1600 6th Ave S #200

Birmingham, AL 35233

Featuring Bruce Korf, MD, PhD (UAB); Wayne Grody, MD, PhD (UCLA); Greg Barsh, MD, PhD (HudsonAlpha Institute); Les Biesecker, MD, PhD (NHGRI); Maria Descartes, MD (UAB); Meagan Cochran, MS, CGC (UAB) 

Learn how genome sequencing can be used in medical practice

Topics include:

  • Genetic diagnosis by genome sequencing
  • Genomics of developmental delay
  • The UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program and the NIH ClinSeq Project

Genomic Sequencing Program (2).pdfGenomic Sequencing Program (2).pdf. Registration fee is $15; click here to register.

Up to 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM available

Sponsored by UAB Department of Genetics, the UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and the University of Alabama School of Medicine Division of Continuing Medical Education.


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