UTHealth logoThe upcoming 18th Annual Human & Molecular Genetics Program Mini-Symposium will feature panelists to discuss careers and presentations Friday, April 10, at the South Campus Research Building 2 conference rooms.

The symposium is organized by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) Human and Molecular Genetics (HMG) program students and features speakers from around the country, student talks, a poster competition, and a career panel representing a broad range of scientific career paths. The daylong event is open to everyone, and first-year GSBS students are encouraged to attend.

The keynote seminar will be given by Dr. Nancy Cox, professor in the Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, on “Novel Approaches to Large-scale Data Integration for Common Disease Genomics.”

Other guest speakers include HMG student Lorena Maili, speaking on “Regulatory Variant Alters Expression of CRISPLD2, a Nonsyndromic Cleft Lip and Palate Gene;” distinguished alumnus Dr. Kun “Ken” Zhang on Single-cell sequencing of human brain;” HMG faculty member Dr. Timothy McDonnell presenting “The TP53 tumor suppressor network in cancer;” and HMG student Ping Zhou presenting, “Bone Marrow Transplantation Rescues Delayed Thrombus Resolution and Fibroproliferative Vascular Wound Healing from Deficiency of Type III Collagen”

Please see the website for the full symposium schedule.