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Farid Ullah named American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) semifinalist for the 2020 Charles J. Epstein Trainee Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Research
August 4, 2020
Congratulations to Farid. His abstract, “Mutations in the DNA repair complex genes SMC5 and SLF2 cause chromosomal abnormalities leading to syndromic microcephaly" was in the top 15% of predoctoral candidates, earning him a cash award and complimentary registration for the ASHG meeting in October.
We are delighted to announce that ACT-GeM post-doc associate, Dr. Tanner Monroe was awarded an NIH T32 fellowship in the Northwestern University Scientist Training Program in Kidney Disease (NUKIDs). Click here for more information.
The Advanced Center for Translational and Genetic Medicine (ACT-GeM) moves in
August 16, 2019
Equipment, freezers, animals, and a team of eleven have arrived in the newly constructed and state-of-the art Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Building Center in downtown Chicago. Click here for more information.
Gordon Research Conference for Human Genetics and Genomics
July 7-12, 2019
The 2019 edition of the Human Genetics and Genomics Gordon conference in Waterville Valley was held under the chairmanship of ACT-GeM Director, Professor Nicholas Katsanis. Click here for more information.