Archive for May, 2010

May 26th, 2010 · Leave a Comment

RACE: Are we so Different? The exhibit is open in Rochester!!

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This extraordinary and interactive exhibit is now open in Rochester  through September 4, 2010.(Schedule)  Rochester Public Library is hosting the exhibit in partnership with Mayo Clinic. Many community members and organizations have helped to make all the activities happen. Learn the history of how RACE came to become, learn about human variation, and finally about […]

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May 24th, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic IMSD Proud! Success Stories: Flavian Brown

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The Mayo Clinic Initiative to Maximize Student Diversity (IMSD) is very proud to have Flavian Brown complete his one-year fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester through the clinic’s Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP). Flavian has been highlighted on the Post Bulletin for benefiting from the  Howard Hughes Medical Institute  program and heading to Harvard University to work on his doctorate in the […]

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May 12th, 2010 · Leave a Comment

“Get your genetic test at the drug store???”

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A blog I posted a couple of months ago talked about us being able to get our genome sequenced. I then used a poll to see who out there would get their genome sequenced.  The results as of today  are 71%  yes, 13% no, and 16% maybe (out of 68 votes total). This is very interesting. The majority of you would […]

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May 5th, 2010 · Leave a Comment

One reason to keep trying to get that paper published!

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As graduate students we have several goals and duties to fulfill. These include passing our classes, passing our written and oral exams, writing our thesis proposal, doing presentations, and finally writing papers. Soo, this last fulfilment, writing a paper/s, is a very nice accomplishment and is very exciting as a very hard-working student. Recently, I got […]

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