Public Symposium on Genetics
A free public event
Date: February 29, 2020 – Saturday (8.45 am – 6 pm)
Venue: Faculty of Medicine Building, Room 1M102 (Frank and Eileen Gronich Lecture Theatre)
Parking (between 8 am – 7.00 pm): Free parking at area 30 (adjacent to Faculty of Medicine) and area 27 (parking garage levels two and three). View Parking Map
Scope & Objectives: This is a free and whole day public event. Please click here for a preliminary schedule.
This event aims to:
- engage with public members, and increase their interest and awareness about genetics, genetic research conducted in the province, and medical genetics options for families affected by genetic disorders
- have speakers, including researchers, genetic counselors, medical geneticists, privacy experts, and patients, and multiple interactive Q & A sessions
- live-tweet the talks (@MUNMed) during the event for wider outreach
Organized by: Dr. Sevtap Savas (lead), Dr. Lesley Turner, Dr. Jane Green, and Dr. Bridget Fernandez; Discipline of Genetics
Sponsored by: Office of Public Engagement & Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
Hope to see you there!
Questions? Contact Dr. Sevtap Savas, email@example.com; 864 6507.
Light lunch and refreshments will be provided