The Center for Global Genomics & Health Equity is hosting a symposium on “Importance and Challenges of Increasing Ethnic Diversity in Human Genomics Research”.
The two-day symposium will be held on Wednesday, February 24, and Thursday, February 25 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST). Registration is open and attached is the flyer which includes the link. Please visit our Center’s website at https://globalgenomics.med.upenn.edu/ to review the full Agenda and Speakers bios.
The symposium includes invited speakers of diverse backgrounds discussing their research and experiences in increasing diversity in human genomics and the ethical issues to be considered. The topics of discussion for the two-day virtual symposium are:
Day 1: “Importance and Value of Increasing Ethnic Diversity in Human Genomics Research”
Day 2: “Challenges with Conducting Genomic Studies in Minority Populations”
The symposium is free and open to all. I would be very appreciative if you could share this flyer with PRSS and any other networks that would be interested in this topic.