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/
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
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)
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