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INAUGURAL CONFERENCE Advances in Precision Medicine: Genetics

April 6, 2017

The inaugural conference from the Columbia Precision Medicine Initiative, Advances in Precision Medicine: Genetics brings together fundamental and clinical researchers to discuss how changes in genetics and genomics are driving precision. Hope to see you there.

At our conference, you will hear about cutting-edge genetics research from international leaders in the field whose research advances the basic science of genetics, and impacts the application of genetics to the understanding and treatment of human genetic disease. 

Event Agenda:

9am - Jonathan Pritchard, PhD, Stanford University; HHMI Investigator
9:40am - David Kingsley, PhD, Stanford University; HHMI Investigator
10:40am - Mark Daly, PhD, Harvard University; Broad Institute
11:20am - Evan Eichler, PhD, University of Washington; HHMI Investigator
Noon - Lunch
12:30pm - John Hardy, PhD, University College London
1:10pm - Huda Zoghbi, MD, Baylor College of Medicine; HHMI Investigator
1:50pm - Elaine Mardis, PhD, McDonnell Genome Institute, Washington University
2:50pm - George Yancopoulos, MD, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Regeneron
3:30pm - Charles Sawyers, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; HHMI Investigator
4:20pm - David Goldstein, PhD, Institute for Genomic Medicine, Columbia University
5pm - Reception



Jonathan Pritchard 

Professor in the Departments of Genetics and Biology at Stanford University and an Investigator in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute