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Genomics and Global Health: What does the future hold? Read more

The closing symposium for the Smithsonian exhibition Genome: Unlocking Life's Code, will be held on September 30th, beginning at 1 p.m. Created in partnership with NHGRI, the National Museum of Natural History, and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, the exhibition and the closing symposium, Genomics and Global Health: What does the future hold?,  focuses on how genomics can prevent, diagnose, treat and cure diseases for individuals, their families and global populations. Read more

NHGRI welcomes new education and policy fellows

Read moreElizabeth Tuck, M.A. and Katherine Blizinsky, Ph.D. will begin their fellowships - sponsored by NHGRI and the American Society of Human Genetics - in September 2014.  Ms. Tuck starts her fellowship in the new Genetics and Education Fellowship program, while Dr. Blizinsky starts hers in the Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship program. Read more
The 2013-2014 Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
Read about and view the  latest series of lectures for Genomics in Medicine.

Genome exhibition to depart Smithsonian for multi-city tour

Read moreBethesda, Md., Tues., Aug. 26, 2014 - With eye-catching models, interactive displays and engaging elements, the Genome: Unlocking Life's Code exhibition is going on tour after having completed a 14-month engagement at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) in Washington. Read more

Native peoples groups and NHGRI convene symposium on genomic research

Read moreThe National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) convened a one-day symposium on June 23, 2014, to explore perspectives surrounding Native peoples and genomics research. A Spectrum of Perspectives: Native Peoples and Genetic Research was organized in association with the exhibition Genome: Unlocking Life's Code, currently on view at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. (more)
Last Updated: September 15, 2014
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