Human Genome Project 20th anniversary celebration

In partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine will host a full day of lectures to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project and the impact it’s had—and continues to have—on science and our lives.

Events will be held Friday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Wolstein Research Building auditorium (Room 1413).

Featured speakers will include:

  • Sarah Tishkoff, the David and Lyn Silfen University Professor in Genetics and Biology at the University of Pennsylvania;
  • Heidi Rehm, chief genomics officer at the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and co-director of the program in medical and population genetics at the Broad Institute; 
  • David Goldstein, co-founder and CEO of Actio Biosciences; and 
  • Jeffrey Trent, president and research director of the Translational Genomics Research Institute.

Learn more about the event and register.