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Past Genetics Training Program Retreats

9th Annual Program Retreat

Monday, April 25, 2016

Keynote Speakers

  • Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Sarah Tishkoff, Ph.D.

8th Annual Program Retreat

Friday, April 17, 2015

Keynote Speakers

  • David Botstein, Ph.D.
  • Stephen Quake, D.Phil.

7th Annual Program Retreat

Friday, May 2, 2014

Keynote Speakers

  • Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.
  • Joseph Gleeson, Ph.D.

6th Annual Program Retreat

Friday, May 24, 2013

Keynote Speakers

  • Herbert W. Boyer, Ph.D.
  • Andrew Fire, Ph.D.

5th Annual Program Retreat

Thursday, March 22, 2012


  • "Secrets of the Human Genome" by Eric Lander, Ph.D.

Special Genetics and Public Policy Lecture

  • "Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Genetics Research: A Sampler" by Hank Greely, J.D.

4th Annual Program Retreat

Thursday, June 16, 2011


  • "Cancer: Emperor of Maladies" by Inder Verma, Ph.D.
  • "Histone Variants, Nucleosome Dynamics and Epigenetics" by Steven Henikoff, Ph.D.

3rd Annual Program Retreat

June 3, 2010


  • "Building a Synthetic Cell" by Hamilton O. Smith, M.D.
  • "Fragile X Syndrome: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications" by Stephen T. Warren, Ph.D., FACMG

2nd Annual Program Retreat

June 23, 2009


  • "Using genetics and stem cells to probe mechanisms of neurodegenerative disease" by Lawrence S. B. Goldstein, Ph.D.
  • "Sequence based decoding of human and microbial genomes" by Edward M. Rubin, M.D., Ph.D.