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Webcast, July 15, 2002: 2002 Leiter Lecture "Genomics, Medicine, and Society"

The Institute will present a webcast of the 2002 Leiter Lecture, "Genomics, Medicine, and Society," on July 15, 2002 at 1:00 PM in the Institute conference room (30 College Avenue). The 2002 Joseph Leiter National Library of Medicine Lecture will be presented by Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health.

The lecture will summarize the progress of the human genome project and forecast how it will lead to dramatic improvements in medical diagnostics and therapeutics over the next decades. Also discussed will be the ethical, legal, and social implications of these rapid advances.

This webcast is sponsored by the NIH National Library of Medicine and the Medical Library Association.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Fran at (732) 932-8413 or fteeple@ihhcpar.rutgers.edu

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