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Discipline of Genetics

Discipline of Genetics

Mission Statement:
Improving the health of individuals, families and communities through genetic discovery and education.


News in the discipline

December 9, 2016
Yajun Yu, a second-year PhD student, and Michelle Penney, a third year M.Sc student, in the Discipline of Genetics gave poster presentations at the International Genetic Epidemiology Society Meeting held in Toronto, ON, between October 24 and October 16, 2016. 
 
September 9, 2016
September 12 to December 12 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm: 5M101 - Craig L. Dobbin Genetics Research Centre
August 2, 2016
Yajun Yu, a first-year PhD student in the Discipline of Genetics gave an oral presentation on colorectal cancer and genetic markers of patient outcomes at the Target Meeting’s 4th World Cancer Online Conference held between May 17 and May 19, 2016.  Yajun is supervised by Dr. Sevtap Savas.
June 9, 2016
On June 2, 2016 the Discipline of Genetics had three students graduate during Memorial University's 2016 Convocation – Dr. Erfan Aref-Eshghi, Ms. Amy Powell and Mr. Salem Werdyani. The discipline would like to wish them the best of luck in their new endeavors and thanks them for their hard work and dedication to the field of human genetics. 
May 13, 2016
On April 14th, 2016 the Discipline held its fifth research forum. Students in the Human Genetics Graduate Program spoke on their ongoing work which ranges from gene discovery projects in colorectal cancer, deafness, blindness and intracranial aneurysms, to transcriptome profiling in psoriatic arthritis, to association studies in time to metastasis in colorectal cancer and food addiction and body fat distribution.

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