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Sam Rhine Annual Genetics Update Seminar

Human Organ on a slide made from iPS stem cells

Date and Time

Monday, October 30, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Kirkhof Center » RM 2250 GRAND RIVER ROOM


Sam's four-hour Genetic Update Conference is packed with the newest discoveries and applications in medical genetics and tissue engineering. It is designed for high school teachers and their students and is a dynamic presentation that can influence career decisions.

2017 Topics:

  • Cancer Mutations: Oncogenes & Tumor Suppressors
  • Cancer Stem Cells / Asymmetric Mitosis / Cell Cycle Control
  • #1 Source of Human Cancer Causing Mutations is.....
  • Inherited Predispositions? / Environmental Factors? / Copy Errors?
  • CRISPR Update: gene editing in human embryos

Conference Details and Registration: Visit  www.samrhine.com and click Schedule.  All registrations are through this website.

Each school, with their pre-registration will receive an updated set of conference notes the week before the conference. Only those who pre-register will receive information regarding time changes, delays, postponements, cancellations etc.

  • 8:30 to 9:00 – Check in and pay registration fees
  • 9:00 – Conference begins
  • 10:30 to 10:40 – Break
  • 11:40 to 11:45 – Stretch Break
  • 12:30 – Conference ends

FREE parking available in GVSU lot H only.  Buses may pick-up and drop-off in Lot H, but will be required to park in the back section of Lot B for the duration of the lectureClick here for the bus parking map.

Click here for a map of the GVSU Allendale campus.

GVSU students and faculty are welcome to attend, free of charge, as their schedules allow.


Follow Sam's weekly genetic updates on twitter:   @samrhineguc

For questions, contact Kathy Agee at the GVSU Regional Math and Science Center at ageek@gvsu.edu or 616.331.3031.



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