Unplugged: An informal Q&A with Aser Rothstein speaker Dr. Elaine Ostrander

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PGCRL Gallery (Second Floor)

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

686 Bay Street

Toronto, Ontario

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Join the RTC for lunch and an informal Q&A session with Aser Rothstein speaker Dr. Elaine Ostrander. She'll answer questions about the journey to becoming the Chief of the Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch at the NIH--or anything else you want to ask a scientist! Submit your questions beforehand in the registration page.

The Q&A will be moderated by Dr. Monica Justice.

And make sure to attend Dr. Ostrander's Aser Rothstein Lecture, "Dogs and Their Genes: Man's Best Friend to the Rescue" which will be held immediately before the Q&A in the PGCRL Auditorium from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

About Elaine Ostrander

Dr. Elaine Ostrander is Chief of the Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute of NIH and head of the Section on Comparative Genetics. She received her Ph.D. from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1987, and did postdoctoral training at Harvard and UC Berkeley. She initiated the canine genome project in 1993, building maps to navigate the dog genome, identifying disease genes, and working to understand the architecture of the canine genome. Her current work focuses on finding genes controlling morphologic variation and behavior. Dr. Ostrander was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2019.

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PGCRL Gallery (Second Floor)

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

686 Bay Street

Toronto, Ontario

Canada

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