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1998-1999 NHGRI Human Genome Lecture Series
Begins Oct. 15

The National Human Genome Research Institute's 1998-1999 Human Genome Lecture Series begins Thursday, Oct. 15. The nine speakers will focus on genome sequencing, genome architecture, sequence variation, comparative genomics and issues associated with genetics research in particular populations. All lectures take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10. For more information call the NHGRI Office of Communications, 402-0911. To schedule an appointment with the speaker, contact Dr. Lisa Brooks, 496-7531, lisa_brooks@nih.gov . CME credit is available. The schedule follows:

Oct. 15 - Comparative Anatomy of the Mammalian Genome
Dr. Stephen O'Brien, National Cancer Institute

Nov. 19 - Genetics Research and the Jewish Community
Karen Rothenberg, University of Maryland School of Law

Dec. 17 - Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms
Dr. David Cox, Stanford University

Jan. 21, 1999 - Pericentromeric Duplications and the Complex Architecture of the Human Genome
Dr. Evan Eichler, Case Western Reserve University

Feb. 18 - Web Access to the C. elegans Genome
Dr. Lincoln Stein, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Mar. 18 - Sequencing the C. elegans Genome
Dr. Robert Waterston, Washington University

Apr. 15 - Using the Yeast Genome Sequence to Learn about Biology
Dr. Ira Herskowitz, University of California, San Francisco

May 20 - Involving Children in Genetic Susceptibility Research: Implications for Informed Consent
Dr. Gail Geller, Johns Hopkins University

Jun. 17 - Whole Genome Analysis by Optical Mapping
Dr. David Schwartz, New York University


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