The public is invited to a genetics conference on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.
Genetics educator Sam Rhine will lead the 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. event designed for serious science students and community members who want to learn about the most recent advances in genetics, cancer research, bioengineering and regenerative medicine.
Topics this year will include: gene editing; the use of CRISPR technology; genetics of common disorders; and genome-wide association studies and preventative medicine.
The program will be in the Mall Auditorium of the high school . . .