This course is a modern survey of heredity, disease, genetics in experimental animals and humans, and molecular genetics in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited disorders.
The 2017 Senior Lecturer will be Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith, Head of the Department of Genetics at The University of Cambridge. Other distinguished speakers include: Harold Varmus, 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Lewis Thomas University Professor at Weill Cornell Medicine and Senior Associate Member of the New York Genome Center. Harry C. Dietz, President of ASHG and Gregg Semenza, 2016 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award recipient of Johns Hopkins University. Sarah Tishkoff, David and Lyn Silfen University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Stylianos E. Antonarakis, Professor and Chairman of Genetic Medicine at the University of Geneva Medical School.
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Jul 16 - 28
Director, Center for Human Genetics and Genomics
Professor and Howard Hughes Medical Investigator
Scientific Director and Professor, The Jackson laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Henry J. Knott Professor and Director, Institute of Genetic Medicine; Professor of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Institute of Genetic