NSGC 2016 in Seattle, WA: Thank you and #GCFeudbyGeneDx Winner!

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston!

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Thank you to all the participants in the #GCFeudbyGeneDx!  There was a spirited competition with nearly 200 completing the quiz playing on behalf of their genetic counseling training program. Thank you to all who participated! The results are in! We would like to congratulate the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston on winning our competition. “We would like to acknowledge the alumni and students of the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Genetic Counseling Program for their insatiable curiosity and thirst for knowledge. We are proud that they represented the UTGCP so well!” said Claire Singletary, MS, CGC, the University of Texas Genetic Counseling Program Director.

We will be donating $2,500 to the Genetic Alliance, UT Houston’s chosen patient support organization. Genetic Alliance is a non profit health advocacy organization network whose mission is to connect individuals, families, and communities to transform health. To learn more about this organization follow: geneticalliance.org/about.

Best Poster Nominees

Congratulations to GeneDx poster authors Rebecca Willaert, MS, MA, CGC and Susan Hiraki, MPH, MS, CGC for being nominated for the best poster award at NSGC 2016!

Poster #A-67 Adults Are Not Big Kids: Adults Undergoing Whole Exome Sequencing Represent a Unique Clinical Population – Rebecca Willaert, MS, MA, CGC
Poster #C-93 BRCA1/2 Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risks by Variant Location – Susan Hiraki, MPH, MS, CGC