Faculty, Students Participate in ISONG World Congress Event

Faculty, Students Participate in ISONG World Congress Event

isongFaculty and students presented at the International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG) 2020 World Congress. This was a virtual meeting held from November 13 to 15.

Here are the students and faculty that were involved:

• Robyn Wojeck, PhD student, won first place in the Student Poster Awards for her poster titled, “Genetic Polymorphisms and Pain in Sickle Cell Disease: A Systematic Review.” Other co-authors on her poster were Yesol Yang, Duke PhD student, Leila Ledbetter, DUSON librarian liaison, and Mitchell Knisely, assistant professor.

• Karin Reuter-Rice, associate professor, delivered an Expert Lecture titled “Forging a Path to Successful Pediatric Genomic Research.”

• Knisely gave an oral presentation titled “Phenotypic Characterization and Genetics of Pain Profiles in Sickle Cell Disease.”

• Tara Albrecht, assistant professor, continues to serve as the ISONG Research Committee co-chair and presented the ISONG grant awardees and committee updates.

Additionally, the 2021 ISONG World Congress is planned to be held at Duke at the Washington Duke Inn from November 5 to 7, 2021.

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