January 21, 2010 –On October 20th, The Leonardo was thrilled to announce that Utah’s own Nobel laureate, Dr. Mario Capecchi agreed to serve as our senior advisor. “The Leonardo will be an important element in the future education of our community, state, and region,” he said. “I am honored to have been asked to serve…Details
February 22, 2010 –The fall 2009 Society for the Advancement of Genetic Exploration (SAGE) meeting was held on Tuesday November 3, 2009. The evening was filled with excitement with over 100 individuals in attendance, a new record for SAGE. The new partnership between the Department of Human Genetics and the Leonardo Center brought a new…Details
October 28, 2010 — Dr. Jorde is featured in an article o the Causes of disease in the Salt lake Tribune. Please (click here) to get to the article.
The new pipe on the 6th and 7th floors is almost completed. The contractor has scheduled the 23rd and 24th to shut off the heating water to the 7th floor to make the change over to the new system. The 6th floor will have the system shut off on the 30th of September and the 1st of October for the change over. A…Details
Everything is pretty much on schedule at this point. They’re working in section C now and are putting in access panels on both floors.
Update 8/23/2013 KOH is one week behind on proposed schedule due to materials and setup. Update your schedules so everyone is aware of the changes The next shut down will be for heating water for levels 7 & 6 for Sept 23 – 25. Construction The pipe replacement project has begun again. KOH Mechanical…Details
December 29, 2010 — Louisa Stark was honored this year with the Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology. This award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the furthering of scientific knowledge, education and industry in Utah and the nation. Louisa has mastered websites for the Genetic Science Learning Center, and is…Details
Nels C. Elde, Ph.D., studies evolutionary conflicts of cells and pathogens (SALT LAKE CITY)—A University of Utah assistant professor of human genetics who studies the evolutionary conflicts that arise between animal cells and pathogens has been named a 2012 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. Nels C. Elde, Ph.D., is one of just 22 scientists nationwide to receive the honor, the…Details