Brought to you by the Arizona Center for the Biology of Complex Diseases (ABCD) at the University of Arizona:
SPEAKER: Eugene Bleecker, MD
Professor and Co-Chief, Division of Genetics, Genomics and Precision Medicine, Department of Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Co-Director, Division of Pharmacogenomics, Center for Applied Genetics and Genomics Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 1, 2018 | 9-11 a.m.
Weekly Colloquium, Spring 2019 – Problems in the Biology of Complex Diseases
(CMM, MCB, GENE, IMB, PCOL 595H)
Fridays, 9-11 a.m., Keating/BIO5 Room 103, Jan. 11-April 26 (except for March 1, 9-11 a.m., Keating/BIO5 Room 247)
SPEAKERS SCHEDULE: Click here [PDF] for a printable schedule for the entire series.
About the Speaker
Prior to joining the University of Arizona faculty in January 2017, Dr. Eugene Bleecker was a professor and director of the Center for Human Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research, the Thomas H Davis Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, and professor of translational sciences at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. He also was a professor of public health and pediatrics at Wake Forest University Health Sciences. Dr. Bleecker earned his medical degree at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was an intern and resident in internal medicine at the State University of New York, Kings County Hospital, Downstate Medical Center, and a resident at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. He completed a fellowship at the NIH Gerontology Research Center, as well as a fellowship in pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine in the Department of Medicine and the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Bleecker is a member of several professional societies and is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, and American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He is the author or coauthor of more than 350 abstracts and more than 310 scientific manuscripts, reviews, and book chapters.