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Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code

January 19 - May 5

Do you have your mother’s dimples? Or your father’s hairline? What makes us, us? And how much of it actually sets us apart from every other living thing on Earth? Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code begins to unravel the mystery behind the complete set of instructions needed for every living thing on Earth to grow and function: the genome.
Discover how your genome could be the key to maximizing your future quality of life as genomic science helps open the way to more personalized healthcare.
See yourself in a new way: as an individual, as a member of a family, and as part of the diversity of life on Earth.
Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code opens January 19 here at McWane Science Center and was made possible in part by financial support secured by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.

Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code” is sponsored by UAB Medicine, Alabama’s leader in precision medicine. UAB Medicine is using its knowledge of the human genome to advance the field of precision medicine, an exciting approach to health care that combines the absolute latest in the prediction & prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease to deliver truly individualized patient care.

 

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Start:
January 19
End:
May 5