Genetic Revolutions
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Gene Expression, Regulation, and Signal Transduction

Department of Biological Sciences

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology

Department of Genetics and Development

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Molecular Genetics

Department of Psychiatry, Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology

Department of Psychiatry, Medical Genetics

Center for Bioethics at Columbia

Columbia Center for Science, Policy, and Outcomes

Columbia Health Sciences Huntington's Disease Society of America Center of Excellence

Columbia University Bioinformatics Center (CUBIC)

CUBIC: Analyzing All Proteins of Entire Organisms

The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Epilepsy Family Study of Columbia University

Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center

Institute for Cancer Genetics

Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia Neurological Research

Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain

Educational Programs
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Fourth Year Elective in Clinical Genetics

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Genetics of Complex Disorders Training Program

Columbia University Master's Program in Biotechnology

Columbia University School of Nursing, Genetic / Genomic Competencies for Public Health

Columbia University School of Nursing, Sub-Specialty in Clinical Genetics

Benowitz, Steve. "The Dilemma of Genetic Testing: Do We Want To Be 'Knowledge-Macho'?" 21st C.

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. "Commercial Test for Alzheimer's Disease Prompts Concern Over Genetic Privacy." P&S Journal 16, no. 1 (Winter 1996).

In Vivo Articles
Conova, Susan. "A Foxy Gene and Diabetes." In Vivo 1, no. 18 (November 6, 2002).

Conova, Susan. "Jews, Genes and Alcohol." In Vivo 1, no. 16 (October 9, 2002).

Conova, Susan. "National Cancer Institute Funds Major Breast Cancer Project." In Vivo 2, no. 12 (July 28, 2003).

Conova, Susan. "Parental Conflict Is in Our Genes." In Vivo 1, no.17 (October 23, 2002)

Conova, Susan. "Rare Neural Disease Insights." In Vivo 2, no. 1 (January 15, 2003).

Conova, Susan. "Wanted: Large Families with Alzheimer's Disease." In Vivo 1, no. 3 (February 12, 2003).

Conway, Carolyn. "Genetic Test for Alzheimer's May Improve Diagnoses." Columbia University Record 23, no. 16 (February 27, 1998).

Dougherty, Matthew. "Finding Macular Degeneration Genes." In Vivo 1, no. 2 (January 28, 2002).

Dougherty, Matthew. "The Promise of Microarrays." In Vivo 1, no. 1 (January 14, 2002).

Dougherty, Matthew. "Trio of Diabetes Grants." In Vivo 1, no. 21 (December 18, 2002).

Eisner, Robin. "Researchers Identify Gene in Rare Form of Epilepsy." In Vivo 1, no. 3 (February 11, 2002).

Office of External Relations, Health Sciences Division. "Genetic Mutations Can Increase Breast Cancer." Columbia University Record 23, no. 9 (November 14, 1997).

"Genetic Science Advances Pose New Moral Questions, Says Biologist." Columbia University Record 20, no. 4 (September 30, 1994).

"Genetic Studies Reveal Complexities of Heart Arrhythmias." P&S Journal 19, no. 1 (Winter 1999).

Kandel, Eric R. "Thomas Hunt Morgan at Columbia University," in "Living Legacies," Columbia Magazine.

Kraft, Kate H. "The Blurry Genetic Landscape of Schizophrenia." In Vivo 1, no. 8 (April 29, 2002).

Loike, John G. "Why Is This Gene Different from All Other Genes?" The Jewish Press, March 7, 2003.

"New Evidence for Genetic Cause of Manic Depression." P&S Journal 15, no. 1 (Winter 1995).

Pine, Devera. "Ethics in Medicine—Genetics: What to Know and When and Why." P&S Journal 16, no.2 (Spring 1996).

Institutions and Organizations | Background Materials | Speaker Affiliations

Institutions and Organizations
Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

The Dolan DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Genetic Alliance, Inc.

The Human Genome Project (DOE site)

The National Human Genome Research Institute

The Nobel E-Museum

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2002 (symposium speaker Sydney Brenner)

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1985 (symposium speakers Michael S. Brown and Joseph L. Goldstein)

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1933 (Columbia University professor Thomas Hunt Morgan)

Background Materials
2003 Double Helix Celebrations

Access Excellence at the National Health Museum, About Biotech

Beyond Discovery: The Path from Research to Human Benefit, National Academy of Sciences

Human Genome Project Information: Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues (DOE site)


Genetic Disorder Information on the Web (DOE site)

The Human Genome Diversity Project

Science: Functional Genomics

Who Owns Life? (Center for Bioethics at University of Pennsylvania)

Speaker Affiliations
Roy M. Anderson, PhD
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

Cornelia (Cori) Bargmann, PhD
Department of Anatomy at University of California, San Francisco

Sydney Brenner, MD
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Michael Brown, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Joseph L. Goldstein, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Gerry D. Fischbach, MD
Columbia University Health Sciences

Philip Kitcher, PhD
Columbia University Department of Philosophy

Eric S. Lander, PhD
Whitehead Institute / MIT Center for Genome Research

Michael Levine, PhD
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Anne McLaren, PhD
Wellcome Trust / Cancer Research UK Institute of Cancer and Developmental Biology, University of Cambridge

Svante Pääbo, PhD
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Colin Renfrew, PhD
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge

Jeffrey Sachs, PhD
The Earth Institute at Columbia University
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