For those of you not getting on the party bus…


Hi Everyone,

The Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry (CSMC) and Calapooia Brewery would like to invite you all toUnderstanding How  “Junk” in the Genome Leads to Human Disease.

In this talk, Professor Andy Berglund will discuss how extremely small changes in the human genome can have dramatic effects on a person’s health.  Specifically, he will discuss how small repeat elements that expand in the genome can lead to the most common form of adult onset muscular dystrophy.

Professor Berglund as been at the University of Oregon since 2002 where is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and member of the Institute of Molecular Biology.  In 2012, he developed a new masters program in Bioinformatics, which he is the Co-Director.

 Where: Calapooia Brewery, 140 Hill St NE, Albany OR

When: July 10th, Trivia starts at 6:30 PM

Win a Prize!!! The CSMC will have prizes for the top five trivia competitors.

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Andy Bedingfield

Director of Education and Outreach

Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry

Materials Science Institute

University of Oregon

1252 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR 97403