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  • Center for Genomic Medicine Symposium 2018

    cgm logoThe Center for Genomic Medicine Symposium is presented by UAB and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. 

    Wednesday, May 23 | 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Huntsville, AL 

    This year's keynote speaker is Leslie Biesecker, M.D., Chief of the Medical Genomics and Metabolic Branch and Director of the Physician-Scientist Development Program at the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The topic of his talk is "Towards a comprehensive probabilistic approach to clinical genomics."

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    Top reasons why to attend the CGM Symposium 

    • Hear how you can leverage the Center’s synergistic approach to genomics
    • Learn about the Center’s new granting program to be presented at the Symposium
    • Learn how you can benefit from  the Center’s Postdoctoral Training Program in Genomic Medicine
    • Take advantage of the manifold opportunities to network with your colleagues from UAB, COA and HA
    • Tour the HudsonAlpha facilities and learn about a “Decade of Discoveries”
    • Enjoy a day filled with talks, tour, breaks, lunching and a reception – all free of charge - and interact with the other participants
  • Introducing New Communications Specialist for the Department of Genetics
    Watt Heather 2017RSThe Department of Genetics would like to welcome Heather Watts as the department's new Communications Specialist. She graduated from Louisiana State University with her bachelor's degree in mass communication and is currently working on her master's degree in communication management here at UAB. For the past five and a half years, she has worked with the Pediatric Residency Program as a program coordinator. She is excited for this new opportunity and to work with the Department of Genetics.  
  • 5th Annual Rare Disease Genomics Symposium: The Management of Rare Diseases
    Rare Disease Symposium 2018 2 page1 web Page 1Registration is now open for the 5th Annual Rare Disease Genomic Symposium. This symposium, held in conjunction each year with Rare Disease Day, will focus on the management of rare diseases. Friday, March 2, 2018 will have a scientific focus, while Saturday, March 3, 2018 will be centered around patients and caregivers.

    Download the symposium brochue.
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