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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Tours The New York Genome Center

September 22, 2015

New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, alongside State Legislator for New York Assembly District 66, Deborah J. Glick, and Margaret S. Chin, NYC Council member for District 1 in Manhattan, visited the New York Genome Center on September 21st, 2015.

The group toured the center and met with an array of scientists including Dr. Yaniv Erlich and Dr. Hemali Phatnani (pictured above).

For more information on the center, please visit


About the New York Genome Center
The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit at the forefront of transforming biomedical research and clinical care with the mission of saving lives. As a consortium of renowned academic, medical and industry leaders across the globe, NYGC focuses on translating genomic research into clinical solutions for serious disease. Our member organizations and partners are united in this unprecedented collaboration of technology, science, and medicine. We harness the power of innovation and discoveries to improve people’s lives — ethically, equitably, and urgently. Member institutions include: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, American Museum of Natural History, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Columbia University, Cornell University/Weill Cornell Medical College, Hospital for Special Surgery, The Jackson Laboratory, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York- Presbyterian Hospital, The New York Stem Cell Foundation, New York University, North Shore-LIJ, The Rockefeller University, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Stony Brook University and IBM.

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