Pediatric Tech Talk Webinar
"Genomic Diversity for Health"
I. King Jordan, Ph.D.
School of Biological Sciences
VIRTUAL Event - Register HERE
Hosted by Leanne West, featuring the distinguished I. King Jordan, a renowned figure in the field of genomics. As a Professor in the School of Biological Sciences and Director of the Bioinformatics Graduate Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Jordan's groundbreaking work revolves around human population genomics and genetic ancestry inference, with a focus on promoting health equity.
In this captivating webinar, Jordan will delve into the world of genomic medicine, an emerging field that integrates patients' genetic information into clinical care. With a critical spotlight on the existing bias towards European ancestry cohorts in genomic studies, Jordan's research group at Georgia Tech collaborates closely with the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) to champion diversity in human genomic studies. By fostering inclusivity, their efforts are dedicated to ensuring that the benefits of genomic medicine are accessible to all, thereby striving towards optimal health for every individual and population.
Who should attend? This webinar welcomes anyone intrigued by the potential of genome research to reshape health outcomes equitably. Whether you're a healthcare professional, researcher, student, or simply curious about genomics and its societal impact, this event offers valuable insights.
Participants will gain a profound understanding of the challenges and opportunities entailed in diversifying human genomic research. Jordan's presentation promises to shed light on the importance of inclusive genetic studies and its far-reaching implications for the future of healthcare.
By attending this webinar, you will be empowered to advocate for and contribute to the transformation of genomic research, fostering awareness of the need for diversity and inclusivity. The knowledge you acquire from Jordan's talk will undoubtedly enrich your perspective and potentially reshape your approach to genomic studies, ultimately playing a role in driving positive change.
Mark your calendars and embark on a journey towards a more equitable and impactful future in genomic medicine. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn from a visionary in the field. Reserve your spot now and be part of the conversation that is shaping the future of healthcare for generations to come.