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Biases in Genetics and Genomics Symposium
April 12-13, 2021


Carlos Bustamante:
Founding Chair and Professor, Department of Biomedical Data Science
Professor of Genetics and (by courtesy) Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine
Founding Director, Stanford Center for Computational, Evolutionary, and Human Genomics
“Why doing the right thing and diversifying clinical trials can unleash innovation in biopharma pipelines”

Abasi Ene-Obong:
Ceo and Founder, 54 Gene
"The underrepresentation of African populations in genomic research and it's global impact”

Evelynn Hammonds:
Chair and Professor, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University
"Race vs. Ancestry : What's the difference in Genetic Research”

Latrice Landry:
Genomic and Precision Medicine and Health Equity Fellow
“The Art and Science of Achieving Equity in Genetic Translation”

Alicia Martin:
Instructor, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Broad Institute
“The critical importance of diversity in human genetics”

Steve McCarroll:
Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
“Of human populations, sexes, and complement: Human genetics, sex-biased biology and the complement system in diverse illnesses”

Minoli Perera:
Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Northwestern University
“The Need for Diversity in Genomics Medicine”

David Reich:
Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and the Broad Institute
“Countering Eurocentricism in Ancient DNA Studies”

Sarah Tishkoff:
Professor of Genetics and Biology, University of Pennsylvania
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