Genomic & Precision Medicine Forum Presents: Genomes for Everyone
Thursday, March 9, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Duke Medical Pavilion Room 2W96
James Lu, MD, PhD
James is a co-founder and SVP of Applied Genomics at Helix, a consumer genomics company that is empowering every person to discover insights into his or her own DNA through an ecosystem of high-quality content partners. Prior to Helix, James was an Associate in Research at Duke University where he focused on translational genomics and methodologies for extracting computational phenotypes from electronic medical records. James has also explored a broad range of research topics in population genetics and mendelian genomics. Earlier in his career James spent time at Merck & Co where he focused on manufacturing process optimization and Devon Park Bioventures, a Philadelphia based healthcare venture capital firm. James holds a B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University. He also received a M.D. and Ph.D from Baylor College of Medicine. The CAGPM weekly forum is open to students, faculty, and staff across the Duke University campus and are held on Thursday from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.