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1996-1997 Human Genome Lecture Series

NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute

The National Human Genome Research Institute's 1998-1999 Human Genome Lecture Series begins October 15. The nine speakers will focus on genome sequencing, genome architecture, sequence variation, comparative genomics, and issues associated with genetics research in particular populations. All lectures take place from 11:30am - 1:00 pm in the Lipsett Amphitheater, Clinical Center. The schedule follows:

October 15, 1998
Stephen O'Brien, Ph.D.
National Cancer Institute
Comparative Anatomy of the Mammalian Genome

November 19, 1998
Karen Rothenberg, J.D., M.P.A.
University of Maryland School of Law
Genetics Research and the Jewish Community

December 17, 1998
David Cox, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University
Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms

January 21, 1999
Evan Eichler, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Pericentromeric Duplications and the Complex Architecture of the Human Genome

February 18, 1999
Lincoln Stein, Ph.D.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Web Access to the C. elegans Genome

March 18, 1999
Robert Waterston, M.D., Ph.D.
Washington University
Sequencing the C. elegans Genome

April 15, 1999
Ira Herskowitz, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Using the Yeast Genome Sequence to Learn about Biology

May 20, 1999
Gail Geller, Sc.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Involving Children in Genetic Susceptibility Research: Implications for
Informed Consent

June 17, 1999
David Schwartz, Ph.D.
New York University
Whole Genome Analysis by Optical Mapping


For more information please contact the Office of Communications, NHGRI, 301-402-0911.

To schedule an appointment with the speaker please contact Lisa Brooks, Ph.D., NHGRI 301-496-7531, lisa_brooks@nih.gov. CME credit is available.

The National Institutes of Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

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