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Colligan Presidential Chair In Pediatric Genomics Reception and Investiture Ceremony
4–5 p.m. Reception
5–6 p.m. CeremonyLocation: UC Santa Cruz University Center, Bhojwani Dining Room
Light refreshments will be served.
Complimentary parking will be available in the Barn Theater parking lot. Continuous shuttle service will be available from the Barn Theater parking lot to the University Center.
Kindly register by February 11, 2019.
The Colligan Presidential Chair in Pediatric Genomics has an initial focus to advance efforts to share genomic data to defeat childhood cancer. Olena Morozova Vaske, assistant professor of molecular, cell, and developmental biology has received the first appointment to the chair.
“The Genomics Institute has been coming up with approaches to treating pediatric cancer that have never been tried before.”
– John “Bud” and Rebecca Colligan, who established the Colligan Presidential Chair