Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics

Date: November 11, 2008 - November 15, 2008

Location:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

Description:

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The 58th Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics will be held from Tuesday, November 11 through Saturday, November 15, 2008, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

An exceptional and exciting program will provide the highest quality scientific and clinical information to meet the interests of attendees. The meeting will balance basic, translational, and clinical research with educational and social issues.

The scientific sessions of invited speakers and contributed papers are relevant to clinicians diagnosing and characterizing birth defects and developmental disorders; to counselors informing and supporting patients and families about these disorders; to basic scientists deciphering the pathogenesis of Mendelian disorders; to geneticists dissecting contributions to complex traits including the latest genome-wide association studies; to researchers translating the wealth of genomic information into function; and to all of us translating the wealth of genomic information into function.

On Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 2:30 p.m., David Kaufman of the Genetics & Public Policy Center, funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts, will be giving one of six plenary addresses at the annual meeting.

For more information, visit www.ashg.org/2008meeting

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