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NIH Intramural Sequencing Center 10th Anniversary Symposium

Genome Exploration by Large-Scale DNA Sequencing: Circa 2007 and Beyond

An NHGRI Symposium Celebrating the 10th Year of the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC)

Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Masur Auditorium
Building 10, Clinical Center
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland


9:00 a.m. Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D.
Scientific Director, NHGRI and Director, NISC
YouTube video Welcome and Overview
9:15 a.m. Claire Fraser-Liggett, Ph.D.
University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute of Genome Sciences
YouTube video Genomics-based Approaches to the Study of the Invisible Microbial World
9:45 a.m. Richard Gibbs, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
YouTube video Focusing Genomics on Human Genetics
10:15 a.m. Richard Wilson, Ph.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
YouTube video Adventures in the Cancer Genome
10:45 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Wylie Burke, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Washington
YouTube video Social Implications of Expanding Genomic Knowledge
11:45 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Richard Myers, Ph.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine
YouTube video Global Analysis of Transcriptional Regulation in Humans
1:30 p.m. Andy Clark, Ph.D.
Cornell University
YouTube video Population Genomics of Drosophila with Parallel Sequencing Methods
2:00 p.m. Evan Eichler, Ph.D.
University of Washington
YouTube video Human Genome Structural Variation, Disease, and Evolution
2:30 p.m. David Haussler, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Cruz
YouTube video Reconstructing 100 Million Years of Human Evolutionary History
3:00 p.m. Eric Lander, Ph.D.
Broad Institute
Keynote and Jeffrey M. Trent Lecture
YouTube video Genomic Information
4:00 p.m. Reception

The Jeffrey M. Trent Lecture in Cancer Research

Dr. Trent was the National Human Genome Research Institute's (NHGRI) founding Scientific Director, serving in this role for more than nine years. His leadership and vision was instrumental in establishing NHGRI's Division of Intramural Research as one of the premier research programs in the world devoted to genetics and genomics. In recognition of his significant contributions to the research environment at NIH, NHGRI established the annual Jeffrey M. Trent Lecture in Cancer Research. This lecture is given by a prominent cancer researcher who brings the kind of energy, creativity and enthusiasm to cancer research that Dr. Trent has exemplified throughout his career.

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