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THE ROLE OF RACE IN THE GENOMIC ERA:
Time: 3:30pm
Location: 1655 SPH Crossroads, 109 Observatory
The Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health (CRECH) is pleased to welcome invited speakers:



VENCE BONHAM, JR., J.D.
Chief, Education and Community Involvement Branch
Senior Advisor to the Director on Societal Implications on
Genomics, National Human Genome Research Institute
(NHGRI/NIH)


EDWARD RAMOS, PH.D
Science Policy Analyst
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI/NIH)


Speaking on

THE ROLE OF RACE IN THE GENOMIC ERA:
POLICY IMPLICATIONS AND CLINICAL DECISION MAKING


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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2008
3:30-5:00 PM
1655 SPH Crossroads
109 S. Observatory


Election '08: U-M experts to discuss taxes, trade, health care, housing/financial crisis
Time: 4:15pm
Location: Palmer Commons Great Lakes Sound Central Room, Fourth Floor
Election '08: U-M experts to discuss taxes, trade, health care, housing/financial crisis, 4:15-6 p.m., Palmer Commons, Great Lakes South Central Room, fourth floor. In the midst of one of America's worst financial disasters and the contentious 2008 presidential election season, four U-M economists will offer their views and critique the candidates' proposals on taxes, trade, health care and the housing/financial crisis. Faculty members featured include: Thomas Buchmueller, James Levinsohn, Joel Slemrod and Robert Van Order. Sponsored by the Office of Tax Policy Research at the Ross School of Business, n/a.

Election '08's Impact on Michigan: The Candidates' Positions on Energy, the Environment, & Economy
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Rackham Amphitheater, 915 E. Washington St.
Election '08's Impact on Michigan: The Candidates' Positions on Energy, the Environment, & Economy
This panel discussion will featur experts in the environment, encergy, and economics for a discussion on how the policies of the presidential candidates will impact Michigan. They will be joined by advocates for both the Obama and McCain Campaigns.
Panelists:
Democratic surrogate: Mark Brewer - State Democratic Party chair
Republican surrogate: Joe Schwarz, Former Congressman (Michigan 7th District)
Economy Expert: Charles L. Ballard, Professor of Ceonomics as MSU, Author of Michigan's Economic Future
Energy Expert: Carl Simon, Professor, U M Ford School of Public Policy
Environment Expert: Ted Parson, U M School of Natural Resourses and Environment
Moderator: Jack Lessenberry, Michigan Radio's Senior Political Analyst

Event is free and open to the public. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required: www.fordschool.umich.edu/election08/

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