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Personalized medicine event at UB

A program on how genetics-based research into cancer and inheritable diseases is changing the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses will be offered Oct. 2 as part of the University at Buffalo’s 2015 Homecoming & Family Weekend.

The personalized medicine event features a keynote address from Norma Nowak, executive director of UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, followed by a panel of university alumni from various scientific disciplines and a question-and-answer session. The program hosted by the UB Alumni Association runs from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus in Amherst.

For more information, call (800) 284-5382 or email ub-alumni@buffalo.edu. Registration costs $5 and ends Tuesday.