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Curt Stern Award: Presentation and Lecture
8:40
am – 9:10 am, Hall B2, Level 0
This award is presented annually for outstanding scientific achievements in ­human
genetics occurring during the last 10 years. The work may be a single major
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discovery or a series of contributions on a similar or related topic. This award ­honors
the memory of Curt Stern (1902-1981) as an outstanding and pioneering human
geneticist. Dr. John Moran, University of Michigan, will receive the 2013 Curt Stern
Award. An acceptance lecture is scheduled. See page 124 for a description of this
session and a list of past winners.
Closing Distinguished Speakers Symposium
11:45
am – 1:15 pm, Hall B2, Level 0
This symposium, organized by Jeff Murray, 2013 President, and Andrew Clark,
2013
Program Chair, will provide the ASHG community with an update from a trio
of ­trailblazing experts on the state of the art in systems biology and its applications
to medical genetics. Aviv Regev, Marc Vidal, and Garry Nolan will provide varying
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perspectives on the use of omics data to build predictive models of physiological
states of the cell and the organism, including disease states. See page 128 for further
details.
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