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June
2019
27
Long Range Sequencing Technologies and Repeat Expansion Diseases

5:00 PM — 8:00 PM

New York Genome Center

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About

The NYGC is leveraging the success of its Center for Genomics of Neurodegenerative Disease (CGND) to extend our work across a range of neurodegenerative diseases that have pathways in common with ALS, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s Disease. The NYGC has created a new Neurodegenerative Disease Working Group, led by Alison Goate, DPhil, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Hemali Phatnani, PhD, NYGC, and Phil De Jager, PhD, MD, MMSc, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, with the objective of bringing together researchers from NYGC’s institutional founding members, NYGC faculty, senior faculty, NYGC technology development and computational scientists, and affiliate members to discuss the underlying disease mechanisms in neurodegenerative disease.

WHEN:
Thursday, June 27, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Speaker Presentations and Q&A
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Wine & Cheese Networking

WHERE:
New York Genome Center
101 Avenue of the Americas, 1st Floor Auditorium

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SPEAKERS

Melissa Smith, PhD
Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Assistant Director of Technology Development
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

 

 

 

James Gregory, PhD
Staff Scientist
Center for Genomics of Neurodegenerative Disease (CGND)
New York Genome Center

 

 

 

 

Giuseppe Narzisi, PhD
Lead Bioinformatics Scientist
New York Genome Center

 

 

 

 

 

Discussion and Q&A
Discussion and Q&A will take place after each speaker presents.
Any questions on this event, contact events@nygenome.org.

 

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