Networking Event to Explore UConn/JAX Genomic Medicine Collaboration

uchc1On Thursday, March 21, the Innovation Connection will move to the UConn Health Center, where attendees will hear details of the unfolding UConn-Jackson Laboratory collaboration (Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine) along with information about UConn’s Technology Incubation Program.

Entrepreneurs and innovators from across the region are encouraged to attend this dynamic networking program to meet UConn and Jackson Laboratory genomics researchers and to explore current research and collaborative opportunities for clinical applications of next generation sequencing, mi­croarray profiling of human cancer, disease-specific stem cells, advancing personalized medicine and more.

Immediately following the presentations, attendees are invited to network with other members of the entrepreneurial and business community, and to tour various laboratories. 

Panelists will include:

Dr. Edison Liu, President and CEO, The Jackson Laboratory

Dr. Marc Lalande, Sr. Associate Dean for Research Planning and Coordination; Professor and Chairman, Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology; Director, University of Connecticut Stem Cell Institute and Institute for Systems Genomics

Dr. Brenton Graveley, Professor, Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dr. Rachel O’Neill, Professor, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of Connecticut

Dr. Marcia Fournier, CEO and Founder, Bioarray Therapeutics

Thursday, March 21, 2013

3:00 – 4:00 – Panel Discussion
4:00 – 6:00 – Social Networking and Lab Tours

UConn Health Center, Cell and Genome Sciences Building
400 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT

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