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Special guest lecture: Leslie G Biesecker

The University of Otago warmly welcomes a very special guest,

Leslie G Biesecker MD

Director and Head of Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute NIH, USA

Dr Biesecker will be giving three lectures at the University of Otago's Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington campuses:

PREDICTIVE GENOMIC MEDICINE: CAN DNA SEQUENCES PREDICT DISEASE STATES?

Biesecker picCHRISTCHURCH: 1pm Tuesday 7 November I Parent Education Room Lower Ground Floor, Christchurch Women’s Hospital

DUNEDIN: 1pm Wednesday 8 November, Barnett Lecture Theatre, 1st Floor Dunedin Public Hospital

WELLINGTON 12:30pm Friday 10 November I Nordmeyer Theatre Wellington School of Medicine

All welcome

Dr Biesecker is a clinical and molecular geneticist and world leader in the application of genomics into mainstream medicine. In this talk, Dr Biesecker will discuss the central role that genomics could adopt in the formulation of diagnoses in clinical practice.