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Population Health Lecture: Jan. 2019

Prof. Mark Lathrop, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University

Prof. Mark Lathrop, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University

8th Annual Population Health Lecture

Mark Lathrop, PhD, Professor, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, and Scientific Director, McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre.

At the University of Oxford, Lathrop was the co-founder and first scientific director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, an institute created to apply genomic approaches to understanding the molecular basis of human disease. At the request of the French government he returned to France in 1998 – where he o France where he was one of the founding members of the CEPH, pioneers of the international collaboration on the human genome in the 1980s and 1990s – to found the centre National de Génotypage which developed into the principal national infrastructure for human genetic studies in France.. In 2005, the French government asked Pr. Lathrop to serve also as the scientific director of the Fondation Jean Dausset – Centre d’Etude du Polymorphism. He held these responsibilities until taking up his position at McGill.

Special Cardiology Rounds<

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 8:00 – 9:00 am, DBCVSRI Auditorium

Main Lecture

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 4:30 – 6:00 pm, DBCVSRI Auditorium.