2017 ABRCMS, Phoenix, AZ

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
November 1-4, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ
Final Program

2016 ABRCMS, Tampa, FL

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
November 9-12, 2016 in Tampa, FL
Final Program

2015 ABRCMS, Seattle, WA

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
November 11-14, 2015 in Seattle, WA
Final Program

2016 SACNAS, Long Beach, CA

SACNAS, Long Beach, CA, 2016 The ABCs of Diversity in Genomic Research: Ascertainment, Bioinformatics, and Computation Narrative:  Thousands of common genetic variants are now associated with hundreds of clinical outcomes and traits.  The majority of this discoveries, however, were made only in European-descent populations.  We provide in this scientific session an overview of genomic research […]

2015 SACNAS, Washington, DC

SACNAS, Washington, DC, 2015 Genomic discovery, collaboration, and translation using electronic health records Narrative:  Precision medicine is often described as prescribing the right drug at the right dose the first time to each patient.  While the need for precision medicine is often acknowledged, the data and pathway to its implementation have been lacking.  Earlier this […]

2017 SACNAS Graduate Student Oral Presentation Award

Danielle Brager Arizona State University Phoenix, AZ       A Mathematical Analysis of Aerobic Glycolysis Triggered By Glucose Uptake in Cones Danielle Brager (1) and Erika Camacho (2) Arizona State University, Arizona State University at West Campus, Phoenix, AZ, The degenerative disease Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) is typically categorized by loss of night vision due […]

2015 SACNAS Graduate Student Oral Presentation Award

Michelle Hernandez, PhD New York University School of Medicine Tuxedo, NY World Trade Center-derived inflammation and oxidative stress in nasal, neural, and pulmonary tissues Michelle Hernandez, Karen Galdanes, Andrea Harrington, Joshua Vaughan, Dana Lauterstein, Ethan Sebasco, Terry Gordon, Lung-Chi Chen. New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, NY. Currently, there is an overall lack of […]

2016 SACNAS Graduate Student Oral Presentation Award

John Santiago, PhD candidate Brown University Providence, RI   Sexual asymmetry for mitochondrial function in response to TOR inhibition with rapamycin and RNAi in Drosophila John Santiago and David Rand, Brown University, Providence, RI Rapamycin has been shown to extend lifespan by potently inhibiting TOR (Target of Rapamycin) signaling, a major component of cellular metabolism. […]

American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2017 in Orlando, FL

I love ASHG, but I have to admit that when I noticed that the 2017 meeting was in Orlando, I kinda groaned.  I think a lot of geneticists groaned, especially since the 2016 meeting was in the oh-so-cool Vancouver, Canada.  Aside from those totally excited about Harry Potter World at Universal Studios, the rest of […]

2017 CWRU SOM Faculty Diversity Award

Promotions, tenure, and awards are a big deal, and they should be celebrated as the big deal that the are. CWRU School of Medicine (SOM) totally gets that. Each year, the SOM hosts a gathering to celebrate those who have reached an academic milestone (Figures 1 and 2). In the same gathering, the SOM awards […]