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?
CHRISTCHURCH: 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
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.