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A Statewide Resource

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) is dedicated to promoting clinical care, research and education focused on the medical and scientific significance of variation in the human genome. The IIHG serves as a statewide resource for outreach about issues related to understanding the extent and meaning of human DNA sequence variation. Learn more...


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Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Christopher Walsh, MD, PhD

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This visit has been canceled. We will try to reschedule to next year. ...

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas. Most lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month during the academic year. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to the public all University faculty, staff and students. The schedule of current speakers can be found on our website.

Precision Medicine Conference

Friday, May 8, 2020, 8:00am to 5:00pm