The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

New Ways of Investigating the Genetic Architecture of Common Human Diseases and Complex Traits

Nancy Cox (University of Chicago)

When: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:00 pm
Where: 100 Life Sciences, Berg Auditorium
Organizer
Name: Neerja Katiyar
Email: nvk5095@psu.edu
Phone: 814-865-1626

Dr. Cox is Professor and Chief of the Section of Genetic Medicine at the University of Chicago.  Her research is focused on identifying and characterizing the genetic component to common diseases and related complex human traits.  She is a co-winner of the Landon Award from the American Association for Cancer Research in 2008, the Leadership Award from the International Genetic Epidemiology Society, and was named as a Pritzker Scholar in 2012.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Human Genetics, and Member-at-Large for the Biological Sciences  section of AAAS.