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The São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and National Institutes of Health - NIH, invite to
Talk by the NIH Director (title to be announced), Francis S. Collins, MD, PHD
Dr. Collins is a physician-geneticist noted for his landmark discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the international Human Genome Project, which culminated in April 2003 with the completion of a finished sequence of the human DNA instruction book. He served as director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the NIH from 1993-2008.
Before coming to the NIH, Dr. Collins was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of Michigan. He is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November 2007, and received the National Medal of Science in 2009.
Venue: FAPESP - Rua Pio XI, 1500 – Lapa – São Paulo
Date: May, 22nd 2014
Time: 9:30 to 10:30
The conference will be given in English with simultaneous translation Information and registration: http://www.fapesp.br/eventos/nih
Talk by the NIH Director (title to be announced) Francis S. Collins, MD, PHD
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