Navigation Links
2014 ACMG Foundation/Signature Genomic Labs, PerkinElmer Inc. Travel Award winner
Date:4/1/2014

Jun Shen, PhD was honored as the 2014 recipient of the ACMG Foundation/Signature Genomics from PerkinElmer, Inc. Travel Award at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) 2014 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Shen was selected to receive the award for her platform presentation, "Clinical Validation of a Novel Combinatorial Algorithm that Predicts Pathogenicity of Human Missense Variants with High Accuracy."

Dr. Shen completed her PhD in Neurobiology at Harvard University, and completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurobiology with a focus on the inner ear at Howard Hughes Medical Institution/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Shen received her Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Computer Science at Dartmouth College. She is currently an Instructor in Pathology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School and an Assistant Laboratory Director, Laboratory for Molecular Medicine, Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine.

The ACMG Foundation/Signature Genomics Travel Award is given to an ACMG Trainee member whose abstract submission was chosen as a platform presentation during the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. The ACMG 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 Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine is grateful to Signature Genomics for its continued generous support of the development of medical genetic researchers through this Travel Award," said Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD FACMG, president of the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine.

"Signature Genomics is pleased to support the recognition of young researchers like Dr. Shen who are working in the field of genetics and genomics. This presentation is just one of the many outstanding presentations at the 2014 ACMG Annual Meeting," said Beth Torchia, PhD, FACMG, Technical Laboratory Director at Signature Genomics from PerkenElmer, Inc.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kathy Beal
kbeal@acmg.net
301-238-4582
American College of Medical Genetics
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. 2012 ACMG Foundation/Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award winner announced
2. Enzyme controls transport of genomic building blocks
3. Registration opens for HudsonAlpha-Sciences 2014 Conference on ImmunoGenomics
4. Salk Institute and Stanford University to lead new $40 million stem cell genomics center
5. Genomics for judges: Educating Illinois judges on how genetic info impacts court decisions
6. $7.5 million to JAX from South Korean government for cancer genomics project
7. UC Davis Purchases Irys System From BioNano Genomics To Advance Genome Mapping And Assembly Of Wheat Relative
8. BioNano Genomics To Present At Upcoming J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
9. Big data: A method for obtaining large, phylogenomic data sets
10. International team completes systematic, genomic study of cervical cancer
11. New collaboration combines genomic sequencing and stem cell technology to understand disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/18/2017)... 18, 2017  In vitro diagnostic (IVD) companies were ... acquisitions (M&A), and Kalorama Information expects that trend to ... been shifting. Generally, uncertainty in reimbursement and healthcare reform ... has changed the acquisitions landscape. Instead of looking to ... buying partners outside of their home country and also ...
(Date:1/12/2017)... , Jan. 12, 2017  Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... DNA (ctDNA) technologies, today announced that it has signed ... and the Middle East ...  This milestone marks the first wave of international distribution ... urine and blood samples. The initial partners ...
(Date:1/11/2017)... DES MOINES, Iowa , Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... another industry first with the release of its patent-pending ... to quickly and reliably perform calibrations, securely upload data ... more flexibility for the customer. "Fighting drunk ... not only for the public at large, but also ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:1/24/2017)... Washington, DC (PRWEB) , ... January 23, 2017 ... ... nonprofit organization that supports innovative science through unique partnerships, seeks outstanding early career ... Continued scientific innovation is critical to meeting the needs of a world in ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... , ... Oklahoma City based Sigma Blood Systems has established a relationship with ... legacy product QC Manager 2.0. , Sigma Blood Systems CEO, Max Doleh, stated ... they have decided to implement PERFEQTA and QC Manager 2.0, with PERFEQTA launching across ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... , January 23, 2017 According ... Market by Type (Genetic, Cell-based (CD34, PBMC, BLT)), Application ... User (Pharmaceutical & Biotech Companies, CRO) - Global Forecast ... global Humanized Mouse Model Market for the forecast period ... reach USD 116.0 Million by 2021 from USD 73.3 ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... YORK , Jan. 23, 2017  Today, the ... announce they have funded an important study that could ... prevent the onset of Alzheimer,s disease. This groundbreaking research ... Rockefeller University, led by Nobel Laureate Dr. Paul ... for Alzheimer,s disease. Fisher Center scientists have ...
Breaking Biology Technology: