In the June issue of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Dr. Eric Green highlights the success of The Cancer Genome Atlas, as the program draws to an end. Other topics include the launch of the All of Us Research Program, the retirement of National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Director Dr. James Battey and NHGRI Scientific Director Dr. Dan Kastner's selection as a finalist for the 2018 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.
Washington University in St. Louis awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree to Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D., director of NIH's National Human Genome Research Institute, in recognition of his contributions to the field of genomics and its application to medicine. This is the third award given to Dr. Green by Washington University.
The National Human Genome Research Institute's Division of Intramural Research presented the 14th Jeffrey M. Trent Lecture in Cancer Research on March 15, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., at the Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10 (Clinical Center), on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bethesda campus. Joan Brugge, Ph.D., co-director, Ludwig Center at Harvard Medical School, delivered the lecture Role of the TRPA1 Ca2+-permeable Channel in Oxidative Stress Defenses in Cancer. Video is now available.