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University of Saint Joseph presents the 2013 McAuley Lecture “Genomic Medicine” featuring Edison T. Liu, M.D., President and CE.
A prominent, international leader in cancer biology, genomics, human genetics and molecular epidemiology, Liu joined The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) as president and CEO in January 2012. JAX is an independent, nonprofit organization that focuses on genetics research to improve human health. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, JAX also maintains locations in Sacramento, Calif., and Farmington, Conn., where JAX is currently building a 189,000 square-foot nonprofit research institute on the campus of the University of Connecticut Health Center. This new facility will focus on medical applications of genomics with academic and clinical research partnerships from Connecticut and around the world.