Start Date

18-10-2022 4:00 PM

End Date

18-10-2022 5:30 PM

Location

Knight Auditorium

Description

Stephen O’Brien is the developer and producer of the Golden Age of Science Lecture Series and a Professor of Genetics and Biology at Nova Southeastern University. He directed the Center for Genomic Diversity research laboratory at U.S. The National Institutes of Health until his retirement in 2012. His research team developed gene and genome association methods to discover human resistance genes involved in HIV/AIDS and several cancers and other complex diseases. His group founded the discipline of Conservation Genetics as well and evolutionary comparative genomics. He was elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Explorers Club. His wide personal experience and background are featured in his several lectures of this series.

Presentation Type

Marketing Flyer

Presenter's Webpage

https://works.bepress.com/stephen-obrien/

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Oct 18th, 4:00 PM Oct 18th, 5:30 PM

Origins of Genetic Theory and Applications in all of Biology

Knight Auditorium

Stephen O’Brien is the developer and producer of the Golden Age of Science Lecture Series and a Professor of Genetics and Biology at Nova Southeastern University. He directed the Center for Genomic Diversity research laboratory at U.S. The National Institutes of Health until his retirement in 2012. His research team developed gene and genome association methods to discover human resistance genes involved in HIV/AIDS and several cancers and other complex diseases. His group founded the discipline of Conservation Genetics as well and evolutionary comparative genomics. He was elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Explorers Club. His wide personal experience and background are featured in his several lectures of this series.