News and Events : 2012 : March

Human Genetics and Genomics Seminar Series

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 4:00pm – Sponsored by the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics & John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics

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Human Genetics and Genomics Seminar Series

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

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Six-Year-Old Recovers from First-of-Its-Kind Liver, Pancreas and Kidney Transplant

March 13, 2012 – Olaf Bodamer, M.D., Ph.D. was recently featured on Local 10 news. Please click the link to see the full interview…

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Jeffery M. Vance, M.D., Ph.D.

The Clinical and Translational Science Seminar series

The Clinical and Translational Science Seminar series will continue on Wednesday, March 7, at 4:30 p.m. in the Mailman Center for Child Development, eighth-floor auditorium. Jeffery M. Vance, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics and Director, Center for Genomic Medicine, Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, will give a lecture titled, “ Whole Exome Sequencing: The New Diagnostic Method for Genetic Disorders”

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Toumy Guettouche, Ph.D.

Experts Discuss Challenges of Moving Next-Gen Sequencing Into Diagnostics

Rapidly changing technology, complex sample preparation, unreliable instrumentation, insufficient data quality for some applications, and difficult and non-standardized data interpretation are among the challenges facing researchers trying to move next-generation sequencing into the diagnostic arena, according to several users of the technology who have been dealing with these issues

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