Join The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine in celebrating the contributions of the 2015 Alma Dea Morani Award recipient, Mary-Claire King, PhD on Thursday, September 24, 2015, from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Lotos Club in New York, NY. Dr. King will share a few words, as will other members of the Foundation. RSVP for the event here to get your seat!
Dr. King is known worldwide for her major accomplishments in human genetics research. Some of her most noteworthy achievements include: identifying the BRCA1 gene responsible for inherited susceptibility to breast cancer; demonstrating that the genomes of humans and chimpanzees are 99% genetically identical; and pioneering the application of genomic sequencing methods in forensics to identify victims of human rights abuse.
We hope you are able to join us for this special ceremony honoring our awardee, Dr. King. Your participation signifies the importance of this award as well as our commitment to advancing the mission of the Foundation.
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