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Elaine R. Mardis, Ph.D. – VAI Seminar Series

 

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Elaine R. Mardis, Ph.D. – VAI Seminar Series

September 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Implementing genomics-guided precision pediatric cancer medicine

Elaine Mardis, Ph.D. is Co-Executive Director of the Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and holds the Rasmussen Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair of Genomic Medicine. She also is Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Educated at the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. in Zoology and a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Dr. Mardis did postgraduate work in industry at BioRad Laboratories. She was a member of the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine from 1993-2016. Dr. Mardis has authored over 350 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been listed since 2013 as one of the most highly cited researchers in the world by Thompson Reuters. Dr. Mardis was given the Morton K. Schwartz award from the American Association for Clinical Chemistry in 2016 and the Heath Memorial Award from MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2020. Dr. Mardis is the Immediate Past AACR President. She was elected a Fellow of the AACR Academy, and was elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine in 2019.

Speaker Information

Elaine R. Mardis, Ph.D.
Co-Executive Director, The Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Childrens Hospital
The Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Time & Location

12:00 pm on Zoom

Registration is free but required. Please sign up here. After registering, you will receive an email with the Zoom link and passcode.

VAI Host: Scott Jewell, Ph.D.

Questions?

For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau via email at Kim.Cousineau@vai.org.

Details

Date:
September 2
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Virtual
MI United States