20th Annual John F. Enders Lecturer - Mary Claire King, PhD

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Folkman Auditorium, Enders Building

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: Folkman Auditorium

On May 22, Mary Claire King, PhD will present the 20th Annual John F. Enders Lecturer at 12:00pm in the Folkman Auditorium.

The Research Faculty Council Education Committee invites you to the 20th Annual John F. Enders Lecture, honoring Mary Claire King,  American Cancer Society Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington Seattle. In addition to discovering the BRCA1 gene, which is responsible for breast and ovarian cancer in some families, her research includes work on the genetic bases of schizophrenia and other Mendelian disorders in founder populations, as well as on the basis for human genetic diversity and evolution. She also pioneered the use of DNA sequencing for human rights investigations in Argentina, and subsequently user in cases of human rights violations on six continents.

 For more information about Dr. King’s work, please see: http://www.gs.washington.edu/faculty/king.htm

The John F. Enders Lecture was established by the research faculty in 1992 to recognize excellence in research in the tradition of John F. Enders, the Nobel Laureate virologist whose brilliant achievements continue to inspire us today. 

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