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29th Annual Genetics Day

University of Rochester Medical Center
Class of '62 Auditorium & Sarah Flaum Atrium
Thursday, May 4, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the date for the Genetics Day 2017 has been set for Thursday, May 4th, 2017. Genetics Day is an annual UCIS-sponsored one-day symposium showcasing Genetics research in oral and poster presentations. The keynote event, the Fred Sherman Lecture, will be delivered by David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D., Member of the Whitehead Institute, Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Senior, Associate Member, Broad Institute, and Member, David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer at MIT.

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Please contact Daina Bullwinkel (273-1447) with any questions.

Genetics Day has been a long standing tradition at the University of Rochester And more recently includes the Fred Sherman lecture in memory of Fred Sherman a renowned biochemist and geneticist, who led international efforts to establish the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae as the premier genetic eukaryotic model system.  The lecture is made possible by a generous fund endowed by Fred Sherman's wife, Elena Rustchenko-Bulgac, herself a research professor at the URMC.