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New York Genome Center Participates in its Fourth New York Cares Day

New York, NY  ·  April 19, 2016

The New York Genome Center (NYGC) participated in its fourth New York Cares Day, which is held twice a year in the spring and fall.

The NYGC team worked with other groups of volunteers at the Riverside Valley Community Gardens in West Harlem on Saturday afternoon (April 16.) Activities consisted of installing “erosion control logs” to mitigate the effects of soil erosion, as well as spreading soil and planting flowers.

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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 Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, The Jackson Laboratory, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, The New York Stem Cell Foundation, New York University, Northwell Health (formerly North Shore-LIJ), The Rockefeller University, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Stony Brook University and IBM.

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