Bethesda, MD-- The Genetics Society of America (GSA) biennial meeting, "GENETICS 2010: Model Organisms to Human Biology," June 12-15, 2010, at the Sheraton Boston, Massachusetts, will bring together investigators who study genetic models in organisms such as flies, yeast, fungi, mice and other non-human organisms, with researchers in human genetics. Discussions will include the impact of basic research on the study of human diseases with sessions on stem cells, cancer as a genetic disease and models of disease (see below).
Representatives of the media are cordially invited to attend the scientific keynotes, plenary and poster sessions. Eligible media will receive complimentary registration (see below). Media may register at http://www.mohb.org/2010/pages/media.shtml.
For hotel registration, please go to the meeting site at www.mohb.org.
I. SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM For the complete program and Schedule of Events, see http://www.mohb.org/2010/pages/schedule.shtml .
Saturday, June 12, 2010: 2009 Nobel Laureate, Carol Greider, PhD, The Johns Hopkins University
Sunday, June 13, 2010: 2008 Lasker Award winner, Gary Ruvkun, PhD, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
Monday, June 14, 2010: National Institute of General Medical Sciences Director, Jeremy Berg, PhD, National Institutes of Health
Invited Plenary Scientific Sessions will offer the opportunity to learn about the latest research in the fields listed below. Sessions include the invited speakers listed below and others to be selected from among the submitted abstracts. Co-chairs of each session are the first two names listed.
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