In the April issue of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Dr. Eric Green highlights the 15th anniversary of National DNA Day and the '15 for 15' Celebration, which will focus on 15 genomic advances that have occurred over the past 15 years and the increasing importance of genetics and genomics in peoples' lives. Other topics include the first Town Hall for NHGRI's strategic planning initiative, 'Genomics 2020,' the 7th ISCC meeting and honors to Dr. Bettie Graham from Baylor College of Medicine.
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.
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has appointed Carolyn Hutter, Ph.D. the director of the Division of Genome Sciences - the NHGRI division that leads research aiming to understand the function of the human genome in health and disease, and seeks technologies that facilitate genomic discoveries. Dr. Hutter comes to the position with extensive experience leading large-scale genomics research programs.