On September 23, 2015, Nine Network of Public Media’s broadcast of Science Matters featured St. Louis native, Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health, on the promise of genomics and precision medicine. In town as the featured Keynote Speaker for An Evening with the Experts: DNA, Personalized Medicine and You!, a special public forum partnership presentation of The Academy of Science – St. Louis and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), with support from the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), his message on the promise of personalized medicine is still relevant today.
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Featured Speaker: Laura Conlee, Furbearer Biologist, Resource Scientist, Missouri Department of Conservation Join Laura Conlee, Furbearer Biologist with the Missouri Department of Conservation, to learn about one of Missouri’s large native mammals. Black bear populations are growing and expanding in Missouri and bears have been sighted in some areas near St. Louis. Learn about black bear ecology, research in Missouri and how to Be Bear Aware. Black Bears in Missouri is a Science Seminar Series presentation of The Academy of Science – St. Louis and the Saint Louis Zoo in collaboration with the Girls Can STEM Series initiative of The Academy of Science – St. Louis and the Zonta Club of St. Louis.