Biologist to present genetics lecture in Syracuse

Author: Erik Runyon

Harvey Bender, professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture titled “The New Medicine: Genes for Sale” at 4 p.m. Oct. 23 (Wednesday) at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. The lecture is free and open to the public and a reception will follow.p. A long-time professor of genetics and a practicing geneticist, Bender has been a member of the Notre Dame faculty since 1960. His present research involves human developmental genetics and the epidemiology of human genetic disease. He received a Carnegie Scholar award last year and is a diplomate of the American Board of Medical Genetics and a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics.p.

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