News Releases

The Divison of Marketing and Communications provides access to the most up-to-date information released by Memorial University of Newfoundland. Archives of previous news releases are also available.

To access news releases from Grenfell Campus please click here.

REF NO.: 29

SUBJECT: Research symposium on genomics

DATE: Oct. 3,2006

A research symposium titled Innovations in Genomics Research: Implications for Health Services and Policy will be held Oct. 19 at the Fairmont Hotel in St. John’s. The symposium is being hosted by the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research and features a day of presentations and discussion on emerging issues in genomics and genetics research and the impact of this research on decision making in health policy and health services.
Experts from across the country and abroad will join researchers from Memorial University for this event to discuss topics such as population architecture and genetics research, gene discovery research in founder populations, clinical applications of new genetics and genomics research, and ethical challenges at the interface of genetics research and clinical practice.
Seats are limited for this free event. To reserve your place contact Annette McGrath before Oct. 9 at 777-8427.

- 30 -

For further information contact Luke Power, research assistant, Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research, 777-8427 or lpower@mun.ca.

Contact

Marketing & Communications

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca