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Laufey Amundadottir Presents NIH Director’s Seminar

Dr. Laufey Amundadottir presented a lecture titled “From germline genetics to function: Making sense of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) for pancreatic cancer risk” for the prestigious NIH Director’s Seminar Series.

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The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) is a research program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Division is the world’s most comprehensive cancer epidemiology research group. Its renowned epidemiologists, geneticists, and biostatisticians conduct population and multidisciplinary research to discover the genetic and environmental determinants of cancer and new approaches to cancer prevention. The Division’s research impacts public health policy in the United States and around the world.