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Watch Video: NYGC Evening Talk: “Analyze This: The Emerging Frontiers of DNA Science”

New York, NY  ·  May 16, 2018

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On April 25, 2018 — National DNA Day 2018 and the 15th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project — New York Genome Center scientists discussed how advances in genetics and genomics are changing people’s lives and what the future holds.

Topics included:

  • How the Human Genome Project helped bring about precision medicine
  • Global collaborative sequencing projects to advance clinical care
  • CRISPR gene editing to combat drug-resistant cancer
  • Next-generation genomics tools and technologies
  • NYGC scientist/speaker presenters (pictured above) were:

    Peter Smibert, PhD
    Manager, Technology Innovation
    New York Genome Center

    Michael Zody, PhD
    Senior Director, Computational Biology
    New York Genome Center

    Tanja Smith
    Associate Director
    Production Lab
    New York Genome Center

    Neville Sanjana, PhD
    Core Faculty Member
    New York Genome Center
    Assistant Professor of Biology
    New York University
    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology
    NYU School of Medicine

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