STUDYING DIABETES: A POPULATION APPROACH
Great Lakes Science Center offers visitors insight into diabetes research during the final session of the 2012 BioMedTech Speaker Series
April 6th, 2012
Meet a researcher from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Case Western Reserve University who will discuss the epidemiology of diabetes and related public health issues. Representatives from the Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) will be available to answer questions about genetic studies and how people can contribute to scientific research.
This presentation is the final of four events in the 2012 BioMedTech Speaker Series at Great Lakes Science Center and is presented in partnership with the Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative.
Presented by Priya Shetty, MS, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University
Saturday, April 21
Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
Presentation is free with paid admission to the Science Center. No reservations required.
After the presentation, visit all of the exhibits in the BioMedTech gallery and celebrate National DNA days! Discover the inner workings of their genome with hands-on activities, extract DNA, build a double helix, use the tools of genetic science, learn about local genetic studies and find out how to make a difference through research. Activities will be from 11:30 – 11:45 am and 1:30 – 3 pm.
This project was supported by the National Center for Research Resources and the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs/OD of the National Institutes of Health through Grant Number 8R25OD010992.
For more information on this event and the presenters, visit GreatScience.com.
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