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Fueling the Next Genomic Revolution: Maximizing the Impact of Bacterial, Human, and Human Metagenome Genomic Knowledge and Technology (Panel Discussion)

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Speaker

Francis Collins (moderator), Claire M. Fraser, Eric S. Lander, & Charles Rotimi
Francis Collins: Director, NIH
Claire Fraser: Director of the Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland
Eric Lander: President and Founding Director, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Charles Rotimi: Chief of the Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch, NIH-NHGRI
Multiple affiliations

Summary

This lecture and panel discussion will be led by Dr. Francis Collins and will feature Dr. Eric Lander, President and Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Dr. Claire Fraser, Director of the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland, and Dr. Charles Rotimi, Chief of the Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch at NHGRI. Dr. Collins and invited speakers will discuss highlights of the last quarter century of achievements in pathogen, commensal, and human genomics; current promises and challenges in genomics; and views on what is next in genomics including future opportunities in integrative omics, functional genomics and genomic engineering. The event is in commemoration of the 25th year anniversary of the first complete bacterial genome, the 20th year anniversary of the publication of the human genome, and the 15th year anniversary of the first human metagenome.


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