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Laufey Amundadottir Presents NIH Director's Seminar
Dr. 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.

Melissa Bondy Delivers 2018 Visiting Scholar Seminar on Glioma Etiology
Dr. Bondy, Professor in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, spent two days at DCEG as a Visiting Scholar.

Wenyi Wang, Statistical Bioinformatics Expert, Visits DCEG
Dr. Wang, Associate Professor in the Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, visited DCEG to give a seminar and meet with staff.

Advancing Epidemiologic Research on the Human Microbiome
Dr. Christian Abnet, Dr. Rashmi Sinha, and colleagues have developed a program to advance epidemiologic research on the microbiome.

Cari Kitahara Explores Medical Radiation Exposures and Thyroid Cancer Etiology
Dr. Kitahara explores cancer risks from occupational and medical radiation exposures, and investigates the etiology of radiosensitive tumors, including thyroid cancer.

New Study Describes Mortality Risk Associated with Cigarette-, Cigar-, or Pipe-only Use
Contemporary estimates of elevated risk of death from cancers known to be associated with tobacco among users of only cigars or pipes, as well as those who smoke only cigarettes. 

Fraumeni Recognized by NIH Scientific Directors
Dr. Joseph Fraumeni, the founding Director of DCEG, received special recognition from his fellow Scientific Directors at the National Institutes of Health.

Communications and Office of Education Staff Lead Workshops
Staff trained fellows on communicating with the media, designing and giving effective scientific posters, and giving scientific presentations.

Prokunina-Olsson Named Acting Chief of LTG
Dr. Ludmila Prokunina-Olsson was appointed Acting Chief of the DCEG Laboratory of Translational Genomics (LTG) in February 2018.