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The Language of God: Intellectual Reflections of a Christian Geneticist
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
 
date:7:30PM   to   9:00PM   US Central (GMT −0500)
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
 
length:1 hour, 30 minutes
 
location:Shell Auditorium, McNair Hall
 
sponsor:Campus Ministers Association / The Veritas Forum
 
summary:

Dr. Francis Collins, world-renown geneticist, physician, and Former Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health shares his journey from atheism to faith, propelled by science. His talk will be followed by a Q&A session.

Biography of Francis S. Collins:
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., is a physician-geneticist and served as the Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland until August 2008. In this capacity, he oversaw the International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium, and its landmark effort to sequence the entire human DNA code; the Human Genome Project. Building on the foundation laid by the Human Genome Project, Dr. Collins led the NHGRI effort to ensure that this new trove of sequence data is translated into powerful tools and thoughtful strategies to advance biological knowledge and improve human health. Collins is author of the recent book "The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief."

 
more info:The Veritas Forum
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
 
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