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20th Annual Human and Molecular Genetics Symposium

20th Annual Human and Molecular Genetics Symposium

Please join us for an exciting day featuring keynote speaker Dr. Christina Curtis. We will also be highlighting presentations from faculty, alumni, and students, a career forum, as well as a student poster competition.


9:35 am  Distinguished alumnus seminar

               Outfoxing stroke: FOXF2 and other stories of gene discovery

               Myriam Fornage, Ph.D. | Professor

               Center for Human Genetics

               The University of Texas Health Science Center at  Houston


11:00 am  HMG faculty highlight

                    Medullary thyroid carcinoma – implementing discoveries into clinical practice

                 Gilbert Cote, Ph.D. | Professor

                 Department of Endocrine Neoplasia

                 The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center


3:00 pm  Keynote seminar

                   Modeling tumor evolutionary dynamics: From initiation to metastasis

                Christina Curtis, Ph.D. | Assistant Professor

                Department of Medicine and Genetics

                Stanford University School of Medicine



Click here for full schedule.



Date: 4/20/17, 8:30am to 5pm
Time: 4/20/17, 8:30am to 5pm
Location: South Campus Research Building 2 (2SCRB1) Rooms 2 & 3
Format: Seminar/Conference
Contact: Kyle Chang - (713) 794-5505 -
  2017_HMG Symposiums Schedule.pdf (PDF, 175 KB)
  2017 HMG Symposium_Featured Speakers.pdf (PDF, 584 KB)
  2017_Poster_CareerForum.pdf (PDF, 171 KB)