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Albert Einstein College of Medicine hosts conference on Jewish genetic research
Date:6/11/2013

>"Several fruitful collaborations have already occurred in the field including the Jewish HapMap Project and The Ashkenazi Genome Consortium and we would like to expand that," noted Gil Atzmon, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine at Einstein.

In addition to Drs. Ostrer and Atzmon, other organizers of the conference are Nicole Schreiber-Argus, Ph.D., assistant professor of genetics at Einstein and Itsik Pe'er, Ph.D., at Columbia University.

The one-day event is titled "Genetic Research and Discovery in Jewish Populations: Toward Large-Scale Sustainable Efforts."


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