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Media Day for Genome: Unlocking Life's Code

Science Reporters' Preview and Workshop on Genomics

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Executive Conference Room, 4th Level

# SPEAKER TOPIC
1 Larry Thompson, M.S., M.F.A.
Chief, NHGRI CPLB
Introduction

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2 Kirk Johnson, Ph.D.
NMNH Director
Opening remarks to welcome the reporters, thank the sponsors, introduce the workshop

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3 Lawrence Brody, Ph.D.
Chief, NHGRI Genome Technology Branch
Remarks on the June 13, 2013 Supreme Court ruling on gene patents

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4 Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D.
NHGRI Director
Broad overview of the current state of genomics  and a preview of research results to come

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5 Reporter Q&A
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6 Richard Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, Genome Center
Washington University School of Medicine
in St. Louis
Overview on the evolution of genome technology and where it is going.

Discussion of application of sequencing to cancer research.

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7 Greg Lucier, CEO
Life Technologies
 
State of the field of genome sequencing industry

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8 Susan Dillon, Ph.D.
Johnson & Johnson
A vision of how a leading pharmaceutical company views genomics and intends to use it in developing personalized medicine

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9 Reporter Q&A
of the panel of three
 
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10 Jonathan Coddington, Ph.D.
National Museum of
Natural History
The use of sequencing technology in basic research, especially the Global Genome Initiative and in biodiversity research and evolutionary studies.

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12 James Evans, M.D.
Bryson Distinguished Professor of
Genetics & Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 
Describes the future application of genome technologies to medical care
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13 Reporter Q&A
 
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14 Laura Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Director, NHGRI DCPE
NIH lead on genomic privacy
Discusses issues of genomic privacy and protection of research data in public databases

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15 Reporter Q&A Q&A
16 Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. Final thoughts and thanks to wrap up the workshop

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Last Updated: June 18, 2013