On August 19, Manege was holded a lecture on the topic “Genomic Medicine: New Development Vectors”.
No one today will contest the fact that the 21st century is the century of genetics and the internet. But whereas internet technologies are ubiquitous and accessible to almost everyone, genetic technologies seem unattainable, even elitist. This lecture by geneticist Andrey Glotov, who holds a Ph.D in biology, will illuminate where genetic science is headed, what its future holds, and how genomic medicine is already part of our reality.
Those attending the lecture was found out why genetics is a foundational pillar, without which no biomedical research makes sense, and how genetics has shifted medicine’s progress vector and established the genome as a new level of insight in the study of the biological essence of every organism without exception.
Speaker Andrey Sergeyevich Glotov is a geneticist, Doctor of Biology, and head of the Department of Genomic Medicine at the Ott Scientific Research Institute for Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductology. He is also the head of the Biobanking and Genomic Medicine Laboratory at St. Petersburg State University, the winner of nine grants from the St. Petersburg Municipal Administration and two Russian Federation Presidential Grants (2008, 2012), and a Vice President of the National Association of Biobanks and Biobanking Specialists (NASBIO).
Andrey Glotov led the development of Russia’s first prenatal diagnostic method for such severe hereditary conditions as spinal muscular atrophy.
You can watch this lecture on our YouTube-channel.
General Partner for the exhibition — SIBUR.
Partner for Manege’s educational program — The Mikhail Bazhenov Foundation.