9:45 a.m. -- Introduction, Mary-Claire King, Ph.D.
10:00 a.m. -- Joseph Goldstein, M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
"A Century of Research in Atherosclerosis: From the Cholesterol-Fed Rabbit to the Statin-Treated Patient"
10:50 a.m. -- Ernest Beutler, M.D.
Scripps Research Institute
"Phenotypic Variability of Single Gene Disorders: G6PD Deficiency, Gaucher Disease and Hemochromatosis"
11:40 a.m. -- lunch break
1:00 p.m. -- Jeremy Nathans, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
"Visual Pigments and the Evolution of Primate Color Vision"
1:50 p.m. -- Sarah Tishkoff, Ph.D.
University of Maryland
"Genetic Diversity in Africa: Implications for Human Origins and Evolution of Malarial Resistance and Color Vision"
2:40 p.m. -- David J. Weatherall, M.D., F.R.S
University of Oxford
"Genomics and Global Health"
3:30 p.m. -- break
4:00 p.m. -- Neil Risch, Ph.D.
"Genetics of Complex Diseases"
4:50 p.m. -- Charles Epstein, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco
"The Future of Human and Medical Genetics in the World of Genomic Medicine"
Previously scheduled speaker Richard Weinshilboum, M.D. will unfortunately not be able to attend.
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