Interpreting the Human Genome: A Conversation with Diego Martinez

Speaker Name: 
Diego Martinez, Ph.D.
Speaker Title: 
Head of Bioinformatics
Speaker Organization: 
Veritas Genetics
Start Time: 
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 11:00am
End Time: 
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 12:30pm
Location: 
UCSC Biomedical Sciences Building Rm 200
Organizer: 
BD2K Summer Up Program, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute Office of Diversity

Now that we can sequence everyone's genome at a reasonable cost, how will we help individuals understand what their personal genome means? In addition to insights into genome interpretation, Dr. Martinez will offer a perspective into the development of his career, and lessons learned that might be useful for anyone who wants to pursue a career in science.

Diego Martinez, Ph.D. is Head of Bioinformatics at Veritas, Founder and CEO of base12 Technologies, Former Senior Analyst, Joint Genome Institute and Postdoctoral Alumnus, Broad Institute of Harvard-MIT.