Archive for April, 2014

Apr 25 2014

Scientific American Article on Telegenetics

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Scientific American recently published an article on telegenetics that mentions the Alaska program, our WSGSC, and which quotes Meg Kurtaugh and Sylvia Mann. To read the full article, go to: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/virtual-doctor-visits-gaining-steam/

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Apr 24 2014

ASHG Abstract Submission Deadline is June 4

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The American Society of Human Genetics is now accepting abstracts for their 2014 meeting. The deadline to submit abstracts is June 4 at 8:00pm ET.

This year’s meeting is being held in San Diego, CA from October 18-22.

For more information about submitting abstracts to ASHG, go to: http://www.ashg.org/2014meeting/pages/abstracts.shtml

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Apr 24 2014

NewSTEPs Webinar Series

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The Newborn Screening Technical assistance and Evaluation Program (NewSTEPs) is hosting several ongoing webinar series about newborn screening. The titles of these webinars are listed below. For more information about the webinars, go to: https://newsteps.org/educational-resources/webinars

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency National Monthly Webinar
Friday, April 25 from 1:00-2:00pm ET

Short Term Follow-Up Webinar Series
Monday, May 5 from 3:00-4:00pm ET

Critical Congenital Heart Disease Technical Assistance Webinar Series
Friday, May 9 from 1:00-2:00pm ET

APHL Newborn Screening Health Information Technology Webinar Series
June 2014 (exact date to be announced)

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Apr 24 2014

APHL’s Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium’s Call for Abstracts

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The Association of Public Health Laboratories Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium is now accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations. The deadline to submit abstracts is May 16, 2014.

This year’s symposium is being held at the Hyatt Regency Orange County Hotel in Anaheim, CA on October 27-30, 2014.

For more information about the symposium or the call for abstracts, go to: http://www.aphl.org/conferences/2014_newborn_screening_and_genetic_testing_symposium/pages/default.aspx

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