Friday, June 29, 2012
Vol. 1 Issue 3
HCG iPhD picnic event at “The Eggert’s” on May 9th successfully ended.
PhD in Healthcare Genetics, Clemson University is on facebook!
If you are already active on Facebook, please log in, search for “PhD in Healthcare Genetics, Clemson
University” and request to join the group. As a “Closed” group, anyone on Facebook can search to find
it, but all requests to join must be approved by Patrick Harris. Only approved members of the group will
be able to see content that is posted. The purpose is to have a central place of communication where PhD
students can share updates and advice, plan meetings, and converse in general.
Orientation for the New Students
Orientation for the New Students is August 6th in Clemson. There is a Grad Student orientation that is
required, usually on Sunday before classes. Be sure to check your e-mail for that information. Open
House for ALL doctoral students is August 20th in Edwards Hall.
Next HCGS meeting is in August.
Next meeting after summer will be held near campus on Wednesday, August 15th. The conference
location will be sent out by email in early August.
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS
Mary Beth had her transplantation on June 25. She is doing great right now.
He, R., & Eggert, J. (2012). The finger of an angel: memory return with epigenetic manipulation.
Epigenomics, 4(3), 295-302.
Accepted for Publication
Jacobson, S. Eggert, J. Smith, K. & Rosenzweig, T. Cytogenetics: Oncology Nurses in Advanced
Practice Decipher Del (13q14) and t(14:16). To be published, Dec 2012.
FACULITES IN THE NEWS
Dr. Chismark will continue working as a part-time faculty with us in this fall.
Dr. Holaday will join us as a HCG faculty in this fall.
Dissertation Defenses for Doctoral Candidates
Mrs. Holisa Wharton and Mrs. Ran He will defense on their dissertation in August! Faculty and graduate
students who are interested in the subject of the dissertation are welcome to attend the defense. Notice of
the date will be sent via email.
Save the date! Abstracts of due date will be sent by email
The Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) 27th Annual Conference will be held at the
Peabody Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas February 27 – March 2, 2013
2013 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting will be held March 19-23, 2013 Phoenix,
Arizona. The Call for Abstract Submission will be made in September 2012 and the deadline to
submit. Abstracts for presentation as Posters or Oral Platform sessions will be December 14,
Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) 25th Annual Scientific Sessions Nursing
Research: A Bridge to the Future of Healthcare Celebrating 25 Years of Eastern Nursing
Research Society April 17-19, 2013 Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel Boston, MA
Conferences in 2012
Genetics Society of America (GSA) The “Model Organisms to Human Biology: Cancer
Genetics” Meeting will be held June 17-20, 2012 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in the heart of
Washington, DC. The goal of the meeting was to bring together investigators who study cancerrelevant problems in model organisms, with those who study human cancer, and provide
opportunities for investigators to communicate with each other, exchange ideas, and forge new
23rd International Nursing Research Congress will be held 30 July - 3 August 2012 in
The International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG) conference will be held October 2627, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
San Francisco is the site of the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting from
November 6-10, 2012.
Do “YOU” have information to share?
Please contact Dr. Julie Eggert, [email protected],
OR Bohua “Angela” Wu, [email protected] with materials.