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The science of clinical genetics

Date 
Monday, March 10, 2014
Time 
4:45 PM
Location 
Olin Science Hall

Cool Careers and Even Cooler Science in Clinical Genetics,” explores some of the science behind genetics.

Clinical genetics links research to the clinic, translating advances in the understanding of the molecular basis of genetic disease for the practicing clinical geneticist. A lecture by Dr. Kristy Crooks “Cool Careers and Even Cooler Science in Clinical Genetics,” explores some of the science behind genetics.

Crooks is a Ph.D. Board Certified Molecular Geneticist and Cytogenetics Fellow at University of North Carolina. She will talk about her work in the field of clinical genetics, sharing real stories and cases with the audience. In her work, Dr. Crooks works with doctors, genetic counselors and lab technicians to help research and diagnose genetic diseases.

Posted Date 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014