Sequencing Newborns’ Genomes

Guest: Dr. Cynthia Powell, Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, Chief of the Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Newborn genomic screening research; ethical, legal and social issues; informed consent; whole exome sequencing; fetal DNA screening

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Dr. Cynthia Powell

“UNC Partners with NIH to Explore Genomic Testing for Newborns”

NC Children’s Hospital Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism Division

Cyndi’s faculty page at Carolina Center for Genome Sciences

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 27, 2013

Clinical Genomics and the NCGENES Study

Guest: Dr. James Evans, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine; Principal Investigator, NCGENES Study, UNC-Chapel Hill
Topics: Whole exome sequencing, NCGENES Study, clinical genomics, personalized medicine, direct-to-consumer genetic testing, ethical, legal and social issues in genomics

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Dr. James Evans

Jim’s UNC Department of Genetics faculty page

NCGENES Study

December 2011 press release announcing NCGENES funding

Podcast of Jim’s 2010 American Scientist Pizza Lunch appearance

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo February 27, 2013