GGC's DuPont Elected to American Cytogenetics Conference Board

05.02.14
GGC's DuPont Elected to American Cytogenetics Conference Board

Barbara DuPont, PhD, Senior Director of the Greenwood Genetic Center’s Cytogenetics Laboratory, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Cytogenetics Conference (ACC). She will officially join the board at their 43rd conference in Asheville, NC next week.

“The ACC is a wonderful organization which gives us an opportunity to exchange ideas, learn new technologies, and work on solutions to problems in the laboratory in a relaxed, small group setting,” shared Dr. DuPont. “It is a privilege to serve this organization and work with many world renowned cytogenetics professionals.”

The ACC is an educational organization composed of over 300 cytogeneticists from the US, Canada and Europe. The biannual conference is centered on the sharing of ideas and discussions of new discoveries in the field of cytogenetics, providing scientific sessions for learning as well as time for networking with colleagues.

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