Talk by the NIH Director - Francis S. Collins, MD, PHD
Genomics, Advanced Technology, and the Future of Medicine

Talk by the NIH Director - Francis S. Collins, MD, PHD <br> Genomics, Advanced Technology, and the Future of Medicine

 


The São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and National Institutes of Health - NIH, invite to

Talk by the NIH Director - Francis S. Collins, MD, PHD

Genomics, Advanced Technology, and the Future of Medicine

 

Dr. Collins is a physician-geneticist noted for his landmark discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the international Human Genome Project, which culminated in April 2003 with the completion of a finished sequence of the human DNA instruction book. He served as director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the NIH from 1993-2008.

Before coming to the NIH, Dr. Collins was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of Michigan. He is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November 2007, and received the National Medal of Science in 2009.

Venue: FAPESP - Rua Pio XI, 1500 - Lapa - São Paulo
Date: May, 22nd 2014
Time: 9:30 to 10:30

The conference will be given in English with simultaneous translation

REGISTRATION: www.fapesp.br/eventos/nih/registration

PROGRAM

9h00

Welcome coffee

9h20

Opening

9h30

Talk by the NIH Director - Francis S. Collins, MD, PHD PDF
Genomics, Advanced Technology, and the Future of Medicine

 

Park suggestion:
Pio Park - Rua Pio XI, 1320
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