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Virtual reality is a rapidly expanding area of tech and gaming and important in medicine and health.
… who use VR to study a host of research questions. … Virtual Reality (VR), one of the most rapidly expanding areas of tech … practice their bedside manner in different scenarios in a virtual world. On February 23, 2018, the National Human …
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NHGRI researchers recently published a study using virtual reality simulations to investigate how clinicians might use a type of genomic risk information called polygenic risk scores in medical care.
… risk reports made different recommendations to the virtual patient based on the additional genomic information. … Institutes of Health, recently published a study using virtual reality simulations to investigate how clinicians might use a …
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Using a virtual reality buffet, researchers studied the hundreds of small decisions mothers make while selecting food for their children.
… buffets - but how do they choose what to eat? Using a virtual reality (VR) buffet, researchers studied the hundreds of … Research Branch (SBRB). She also heads NHGRI's Immersive Virtual Environment Test Unit. Obesity has long been …
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NHGRI hosts a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" about using virtual reality to study a host of questions about the human genome.
… Institute hosts a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" about using virtual reality to study a host of questions about the human genome. ​ … Virtual reality, VR, Susan Persky Ph.D., Immersive Virtual
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Dr. Susan Persky is an associate investigator in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… Barbara, where she studied at the Research Center for Virtual Environments and Behavior. After conducting … she came to the SBRB in 2005. Here, she built an immersive virtual reality-based experimental research lab, founded in 2006, …
The Genomics Landscape
In the September 2023 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green, recaps the April 2023 virtual reunion of the leaders of the five genome-sequencing centers (G5), where they tell the untold story on how they ushered the Human Genome Project across the finish line in 2003.
… high quality, and to organize the worldwide effort. The virtual reunion of the G5 leaders aimed to pull back the … and compete with the publicly-funded project. During the virtual discussion, the G5 leaders described how they … human genome sequence by the HGP. An edited video of this virtual reunion is now available on NHGRI’s YouTube channel, …
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The Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for Practitioner Education in Genomics (ISCC-PEG) will hold its 11th annual meeting online on February 16, 2022.
… its 11th annual meeting. … ISCC-PEG 11th Annual Meeting (Virtual) … The Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for …
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The Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for Practitioner Education in Genomics (ISCC-PEG) will hold its10th annual meeting online on February 16, 2021.
… its 10th annual meeting. … ISCC-PEG 10th Annual Meeting (Virtual) … The Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for …
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NHGRI hosted the virtual Advanced Genomic Technology Development Meeting on May 27-29, 2020.
… Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) hosted the virtual Advanced Genomic Technology Development Meeting, on May 27-29, 2020. The purpose of the virtual meeting series is to provide an open forum to discuss … who range from grant investigators to trainees. … Virtual … 2020 Advanced Genomic Technology Development …
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NHGRI hosted the virtual Advanced Genomic Technology Development Meeting on May 25-27, 2021.
… Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) hosted the virtual Advanced Genomic Technology Development Meeting, on May 25-27, 2021. The purpose of the virtual meeting series is to provide an open forum to … that effectively serves the entire set of participants. … Virtual … 2021 Advanced Genomic Technology Development …