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NHGRI Strategic Planning Town Hall

Register now to add your voice to a “2020 vision for genomics”
Register now to add your voice to a “2020 vision for genomics”
Speaker Name: 
Dr. David Haussler
Speaker Title: 
Distinguished Professor, Biomolecular Engineering
Speaker Organization: 
UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute / Jack Baskin School of Engineering
Start Time: 
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 2:26pm
End Time: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 8:30am
McGaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) recently launched a new round of strategic planning that will establish a “2020 vision for genomics” and culminate in the publication of a new NHGRI strategic plan in October 2020. As with past strategic planning efforts, NHGRI is soliciting input from the broader research and public communities to help shape the 2020 strategic plan.

As part of this effort, NHGRI is convening a series of ‘traveling’ Town Halls to gather ideas and feedback from researchers, trainees, industry experts, healthcare professionals, and other interested stakeholders about current and future opportunities in genomics research and applications. The public is also invited to attend and participate in this important process.

Their next such event will take place at the Stanford University Campus, McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA, from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Dr. David Haussler will moderate the second half of the morning session, which is open to all.

In addition to this general Town Hall, there will be a trainee-only event from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in McCaw Hall on the same day. Trainees are invited to attend and provide their critical input into the future of genomics research, which will follow an open format to maximize time to hear from attendees.

See the agenda and flyers for the events for details:

NHGRI Town Hall at Stanford – Agenda

NHGRI Strategic flyer for general audience

NHGRI Strategic flyer for trainees

Please note that this event is free; however, NHGRI requires all attendees register to ensure adequate space and refreshments. To register, please click here.

See you in Stanford on July 17!

Register now and stay connected with ‘genomics2020’ on the web: and on Twitter: #genomics2020.