Kraw Lecture: Rebooting the Human Genome: New Variant Discovery in the Era of Complete Genomes
Genomic scientist Karen Miga, assistant professor of biomolecular engineering at UC Santa Cruz, was named one of the 100 most influential people of 2022 by TIME magazine for her work co-leading an international team of scientists known as the Telomere-to-Telomere (T2T) Consortium to complete the first gapless sequence of a human genome.
Please join us for this fascinating and important lecture, "Rebooting the Human Genome: New Variant Discovery in the Era of Complete Genomes," about the need to create a more sophisticated and complete human reference genome that better represents global genomic diversity.
Reception: 5:00–5:45 p.m.
Lecture: 5:45–7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 8 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
3175 Bowers Avenue, Santa Clara, 95054