WATCH VIDEO: NYGC Evening Talk: “Analyze This: The Emerging Frontiers of DNA Science”

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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