March 15, 2024

Fall Genetics Symposium

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Gary Ruvkun, Ph.D., (left), Jeffrey A. Canter, M.D. and Cheryl Winkler, Ph.D., chat during last week’s Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance 2004 Fall Genetics Symposium.
Ruvkun, professor of Genetics at Harvard University, and Winkler, chief of the Laboratory of Genomic Diversity at the National Cancer Institute, were the keynote speakers at the daylong symposium, which focused on the effects of environment on genes and phenotype expression. Canter, assistant professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at Vanderbilt, was one of the event organizers. Other symposium speakers included Gautam Chaudhuri, Ph.D., from Meharry and Randy Blakely, Ph.D., Douglas P. Mortlock, Ph.D., Scott Williams, Ph.D., and Larry Zwiebel, Ph.D., from Vanderbilt. (photo by Dana Johnson)