Francis Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, the Allan Award Medal and received a $ 10,000 check for his lifetime contributions to our understanding of human genetics and medical implications of human genetics research. Collins is for his contribution to the identification of the genes that recognized to detect wear, neurofibromatosis and progeria, for the development of strategies for the identification of other important disease-causing mutations, such as cystic fibrosis and Huntington’s disease, and for its role in promoting and the explaining human genetics research in the public forum.
American Society of Human Genetics announces prestigious award winnersThe American Society of Human Genetics three awards during its 55th To give annual conference in Salt Lake City from 26 October and 29 in 2005 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Peter Byers, president of the American Society of Human Genetics is pleased to announce the following winners:. Continue reading