UW News

August 21, 2008

Science in Medicine Lecture Sept. 25

Dr. Jay Shendure, UW assistant professor of genome sciences will present the first 2008-09 New Investigator Science in Medicine Lecture, “Sequencing and Interpreting a Multitude of Human Genomes,” from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, in T-625 Health Sciences Center. The lecture series is sponsored by the UW School of Medicine.

Shendure is an expert on technologies for genome analysis. He co-led the development of one of the first next-generation DNA sequencing platforms, and has contributed to methods for multiplex DNA amplification, RNA profiling, and sequence-based pathogen discovery.

The lecture will be simulcast at Harborview, Research & Training Bldg., room 117; VA Puget Sound Health Care System — Seattle Div., Bldg. 1, room 518, and American Lake, Bldg.8, room 323; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, room J2-108; and Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Pearl Jam Bldg., conference room 806.

For more information, contact Vee White at veewhite@u.washington.edu or 206-543-6452.