Seminar

MWRI Work-in-Progress Seminar "The Genomic Causes of Premature Ovarian Failure"



Date
November 5, 2013
Time
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Michelle Wood, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Magee-Womens Research Institute
Location
Magee-Womens Research Institute, 204 Craft Ave, Conf Center, 1st Floor
Contact
Kelli
Program Coordinator


412-641-6052
klazar@mwri.magee.edu
Admission
Physicians earn 1 CME credit
Registration not required; light lunch provided
Description

1. To introduce the premature ovarian insufficiency and the methods used to study genomic causes of rare diseases.

2. To describe the identification of possible causative gene mutations through the use of whole exome sequencing and comparative genomics hybridization arrays.

3. To provide a case study where these technologies were applied.