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Distinguished Scientists Lecture Series

Mark your calendar and plan to arrive early for these popular FREE lectures—now in their 14th year!—sponsored by the SMC Associates (, and the SMC Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Sciences departments. For details, call (310) 434-4761.

 Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.

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Should I get My Genome Sequenced?
The Promise and Pitfalls of Genome Sequencing

Ian King

Molecular biologist and geneticist Ian King—a Fellow in Clinical Molecular Genetics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill—studies the genes that control brain development and how they contribute to neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism, and is currently working on applying genome-sequencing technologies to clinical testing for genetic disorders and cancer.

Tue, May 31 | 11:15am | Free | Science 140