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“Drama of DNA” will explore “incidental” findings and other challenges of whole genome sequencing of children and adults

“Drama of DNA” will explore “incidental” findings and other challenges of whole genome sequencing of children and adults

NEWS For more information: Cathy Yarbrough press@ashg.org sciencematter@yahoo.com 858-243-1814 Embargo: 7:30 p.m. ET, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 A provocative new interactive play, “The Drama of DNA: Anticipating the Future with WGS,” will be performed by a cast of distinguished genomics professionals on the first evening, Tuesday, Oct. 22, of the American Society of Human Genetics... Read More

Genetics workshop for 150 Boston area students & teachers Tuesday, Oct. 22, in conjunction with the ASHG 2013 Annual Meeting, Oct. 22 to 26, in Boston.

Genetics workshop for 150 Boston area students & teachers Tuesday, Oct. 22, in conjunction with the ASHG 2013 Annual Meeting, Oct. 22 to 26, in Boston.

NEWS For more information: Cathy Yarbrough press@ashg.org sciencematter@yahoo.com 858-243-1814 Lecturing is minimized to maximize time devoted to the exploration and discussion about the complex contributions of genetics to the full range of human traits, from height and eye color to predisposition to diseases such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Topics will include: Newborn screening... Read More

American Society of Human Genetics Honors both Kurt Hirschhorn, M.D., and Rochelle Hirschhorn, M.D., with Victor A. McKusick Leadership Awards

American Society of Human Genetics Honors both Kurt Hirschhorn, M.D., and Rochelle Hirschhorn, M.D., with Victor A. McKusick Leadership Awards

Media Contact: press@ashg.org BETHESDA, MD. — July 23, 2013 — The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Kurt Hirschhorn, M.D., and Rochelle Hirschhorn, M.D., as the recipients of the 2013 Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award. Dr. Kurt Hirschhorn is Professorial Lecturer of Pediatric Human Genetics, Professorial Lecturer of Genetics and Genomics Sciences and... Read More

American Society of Human Genetics Honors Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D., with William Allan Award

American Society of Human Genetics Honors Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D., with William Allan Award

Media Contact: press@ashg.org Johns Hopkins University Professor to receive award at ASHG 2013 meeting BETHESDA, MD. – July 23, 2013 — The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Medicine, Pediatrics and Molecular Biology and Genetics and Department of Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of... Read More

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