Genetics and Genomics Grand Rounds: 'Genetic Screening in Healthy Populations'

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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The Genetics and Genomics Grand Rounds are hosted by the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine:

Valerie Schaibley, PhD | Associate Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program; Administrator, Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine, UArizona Health Sciences; Assistant Professor, Educator Scholar Track, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

“Genetic Screening in Healthy Populations: Current Approaches and Future Directions”

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 4 - 5 p.m. | Zoom Presentation
- Refreshments Available after 3:45 p.m. -

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Meeting ID: 378 423 146

Speaker Host: Dee Quinn, MS, CGC |

Event flyer (please view, post and share with colleagues) gggr_v.schaibley_flier_4-8-20.pdf

About the Presenter:

Dr. Schaibley is the Administrator for the Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine (TCAG2M) and the Associate Director of the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program (GCGP) at the University of Arizona. In her role with TCAG2M, she provides administrative and scientific leadership to advance the goals of TCAG2M and the Precision Health Initiative at UAHS. Since 2016, Dr. Schaibley has also worked as part of the leadership team of the GCGP to develop the new master’s degree program in genetic counseling at UA, which started in the fall of 2019.

Dr. Schaibley received her doctorate in human genetics from the University of Michigan, studying patterns of mutation in the human genome using rare variant data obtained from high-throughput sequencing. She has extensive experience in scientific communications, project management, and precision medicine. Prior to joining UA, she worked in a precision medicine start-up company contributing to genetic testing product development, physician and patient-oriented genetic test reports, bioinformatics and data analysis pipelines, and scientific communication strategies.

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Event Coordinator: 
Kathy Ben | Program Coordinator, Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
(520) 626-2713
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UArizona Health Sciences Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine