2016 Sex Symposium
Posted September 26, 2016
The Texas A&M Institute
for Genome Sciences and Society will hold its second annual
symposium, “Sex in the Post-Genome Era,” Oct. 20-21, 2016.
A keynote address by Dr. Sarah Richardson, associate professor
at Harvard University, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 6:30
pm at Rudder Theater. The event is free and open to the general
public. A reception and book signing will follow the lecture.
Richardson is the author of “Sex Itself: The Search for Male and
Female in the Human Genome.”
On Fri., Oct. 21, researchers from Texas A&M and around the
world will give presentations about the evolution of sex and the
genome. A trainee poster session will also be held in conjunction
with the symposium. Several travel awards ($1,000) will be given to
the top poster presenters. All interested faculty, staff, and
students are encouraged to attend.
The symposium is co-sponsored by the Texas A&M One Health
Initiative, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine
& Biomedical Sciences, the Texas A&M College of Ecology and
Evolutionary Biology, the Texas A&M College of Women’s and
Gender Studies, and Texas A&M Graduate and Professional
Studies. For more information and to register, please visit tx.ag/spge or call 979.458.5666.
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