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(Mis)fortunes of The Genome: Good and Bad Genes for Your Heart
Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PMFree
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters
1640 S Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131 United States + Google Map
FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration required. Register below!
Featured Speaker: Nathan Stitziel, M.D. Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Genetics; Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Genetics, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Washington University cardiologist and human geneticist Nathan Stitziel studies the inherited basis of cardiovascular disease. Learn more about how DNA changes can confer risk or protection from heart attacks and how studying DNA can lead to new drugs for preventing disease.
Heart-healthy refreshments provided!
(Mis)fortunes of The Genome is an Evenings on Genetics and Genomics Series Community Event of The Academy of Science – St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, Siteman Cancer Center, and the Children’s Discovery Institute of St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.
In collaboration with the Science in St. Louis Series partnership of the The Academy of Science – St. Louis and St. Louis County Libraries.