Employing Large-scale Human Genetics for Therapeutic Target Discovery at 23andMe - A science career talk

Dr. Lino Gonzalez
Dr. Lino Gonzalez
Speaker Name: 
Lino Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Speaker Title: 
Senior Scientist
Speaker Organization: 
23andMe
Start Time: 
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 11:00am
End Time: 
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 12:30pm
Location: 
Biomedical Sciences Building, Room 200
Organizer: 
UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute Office of Diversity

Join us for a science career talk, "Employing Large-scale Human Genetics for Therapeutic Target Discovery at 23andMe" -- It's part of our BD2K Summer Speaker Series 2019, supported in part by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Dr. Lino Gonzalez is a senior scientist at 23andMe and the past president of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in the Sciences (SACNAS Advancing Hispanics/Chicanos & Native Americans in ScienceAS). 23andMe has accumulated a research platform that is currently the world’s largest database for genetic research. Dr. Gonzalez will provide an overview of the company’s approach to therapeutic development, with a focus on novel targets using the 23andMe genetic database. As an active member and past-president SACNAS, Dr. Gonzalez has inspired many young Latinx scientists to pursue a career in STEM and has worked energetically to advance a vision of a more inclusive and diverse scientific workforce.

Location: UC Santa Cruz, Biomedical Sciences Building Room 200
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