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eMERGE Wraps Up Final Network Meeting

eMERGE 2 Group

The eMERGE group poses for a snapshot at their final Phase II meeting.

Members of the eMERGE Network have wrapped up their final face-to-face Steering Committee Meeting. The group convened in New York City at network site and host Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai on June 29-30, 2015.

Numerous network science projects were highlighted at the meeting, and final site and work-group wrap-up reports were also presented. Nearly 80 attendees were on hand for the final meeting of eMERGE Phase II.

Phase III of eMERGE begins on August 1st, 2015. New eMERGE sites have not yet been announced by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).

Presentations and supplemental meeting documents are available for download here (login required).

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