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April 25, 2023

Pioneer Fellows Program

The Michigan Pioneer Fellows program at the University of Michigan provides exceptional postdoctoral scholars with a unique, multidisciplinary community focused on nurturing and launching truly innovative scientists into groundbreaking careers.

April 3, 2023

2023 Department Newsletter

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Alumni:

Please find below the 2022-2023 Department of Human Genetics Newsletter. I want to thank Jenny Russell (DHG’s Marketing & Communications Specialist) for her hard work in designing this wonderful publication.

Donna Martin, M.D., Ph.D.
January 31, 2023

Donna Martin, M.D., Ph.D. Named 2022 AAAS Fellow

DHG’s own Dr. Donna Martin was among this outstanding group of scholars and was elected for distinguished contributions to the field of developmental neuroscience, particularly for modeling epigenetic disorders to treat human disease. Congratulations Donna, this is a wonderful and well-deserved honor!

December 19, 2022

Department Town Hall - January 5, 2023 - 4PM 4:00 PM TO 5:00 PM

All department members are invited to attend a DHG Townhall on Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 4pm in the ABC Seminar rooms, BSRB . The results of the internal DHG Climate Survey will be shared at this department-wide event.

Please save the date to attend this important meeting!

November 14, 2022

Diane Baker Alumni Lecture and Award in Genetic Counseling

The 13th Annual Diane Baker Alumni Lecture presented by Julie Culver, M.S., L.C.G.C., C.C.R.P.

"Clinical And Psychological Impact of Genetic Testing Among Individuals and Families Of Diverse Ethnic Backgrounds”

Tuesday, November 29th , 3:00 - 4:00PM North Lecture Hall - MSII 3695

Heather C. Mefford, M.D., Ph.D.
November 8, 2022

11th Annual Thomas D. Gelehrter Lectureship

Friday, November 11, 2022 12:00 - 3:00 PM Kahn Auditorium

"Gene Discovery and the Promise of Precision Medicine in Epilepsy"

Heather C. Mefford, M.D., Ph.D. Member, Center For Pediatric Neurological Disease Research St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN

Diane Baker Alumni Lecturer
December 6, 2021

12th Annual Diane Baker Alumni Lecture

Janice Berliner, M.S., C.G.C., presents 'The Evolution of a Career: From Clinic, to Training the Next Generation of Genetic Counselors, to Making Genetics Accessible to the Public'