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TRAINEE AWARDS
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ASHG/CHARLES J. EPSTEIN TRAINEE AWARDS FOR
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EXCELLENCE IN HUMAN GENETICS RESEARCH
ASHG honors excellence in research conducted by predoctoral and ­postdoctoral
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trainees including genetic counseling trainees, through merit-based awards that
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recognize highly competitive abstracts submitted for the Annual Meeting.
Congratulations to the 63 semifinalists (see page 73). Semifinalists were selected
based on abstract score and awarded complimentary registration plus $750 each.
Of those semifinalists, 18 finalists (selected by the Awards Committee) received an
additional $250. The finalists’ presentations will be reviewed by the ASHG Awards
Committee and volunteer judges during the Annual Meeting. Six winners are chosen
to receive an additional $1000 each. The winners will be announced on Saturday,
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October 26, at the Awards session starting at 8:30 am.
Members of the Awards Committee are Christopher Pearson, Chair; Goncalo ­Abecasis,
Georgia Dunston, Beth Sullivan, Pragna Patel, Silvere M. van der Maarel, and Jeff
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Murray (
ex officio
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TRAINEE AWARDS
Name/Presentation Date & Time
Session
Number
Program
Number
Award
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Category
Room
Loviglio, M. N.
Tuesday, 5:40 pm (Plenary)
Chromatin loops and CNVs:
The complex ...
02
3
Predoctoral
Hall B2
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Level 0
(
Lower
Level)
Blekhman, R.
Thursday, 2:00 pm (Platform)
A role for host-bacteria interactions in ...
29
178
Postdoctoral Grand
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Ballroom
East Level 3
Vierstra, J.
Thursday, 2:00 pm (Platform)
The evolutionary dynamics of
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regulatory ...
33
214
Predoctoral
Room 253
Level 2
Stergachis, A. B.
Thursday, 2:15 pm (Platform)
Widespread exonic transcription
factor ...
33
215
Predoctoral
Room 253
Level 2
Gymrek, M.
Thursday, 2:30 pm (Platform)
Short tandem repeat polymorphisms
create ...
33
216
Predoctoral
Room 253
Level 2
Ait Yahya Graison, E.
Thursday, 3:00 pm (Platform)
RNA-seq transcriptome profiling
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uncovers ...
33
218
Postdoctoral Room 253
Level 2
Tariq, M.
Thursday, 3:00 pm (Platform)
Identification of a novel cause of ...
34
227
Postdoctoral Room 258
Level 2