Madhuri R. Hegde, PhD, FACMG was honored as the 2008 recipient of the Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award at the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) 2008 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Hegde is Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics and Director of the DNA Diagnostic Laboratory at Emory University School of Medicine.
New in 2008, the Signature Genomics Travel Award is given to a selected student, trainee or junior faculty ACMG member whose abstract submission was chosen as a platform presentation during the 2008 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. The program committee selects the Travel Award recipient based on scientific merit. In recognition of the selected presentation, Signature Genomics covers the travel costs for the recipient to the ACMG meeting.
The American College of Medical Genetics Foundation is grateful to Signature Genomics for their generous support of up-and-coming medical genetic researchers through the new Signature Genomics Travel Award, said R. Rodney Howell, MD, FACMG, president of the ACMGF.
Signature supports the recognition of outstanding young researchers in the field of medical genetics, said Lisa G. Shaffer, PhD, president and CEO of Signature Genomics. We are proud to be sponsoring this award.
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