The Louis Levine-Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics
Thu, Mar 27
5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Shepard HallConvent Ave. 139 St.New York, NY 10031
Shepard Hall, The Great Hall
Free: RSVP email@example.com 212 650 7192
Dr. Richard Lifton: "Genomic Approaches to Understand Hypertension and Other Common Diseases"Dr. Richard P. Lifton is Chair of the Department of Genetics at Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Yale University School of Medicine. His lab has used human genetics and genomics to identify key genes and pathways that underlie hypertension and other diseases including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Most recently, he received the 2014 Breakthrough Prize in the Life Sciences.
The Louis Levine-Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics was established by Gabriella de Beer in memory of her husband, Professor Louis Levine. The aim of these annual lectures is to perpetuate Professor Levine’s lifelong interest in the ever-expanding field of genetics.