Paul Szauter, EquiSeq’s Chief Scientific Officer, has been invited to speak at the Genome Sciences 20th Anniversary Symposium at the University of Washington in Seattle. The Symposium will be held November 10 – 11; the schedule includes presentations by Bill Gates, Francis Collins, George Church, and Genome Sciences Chair Robert Waterston.
Dr. Szauter received his PhD in Genetics from the University of Washington in 1980. Following an academic career as a Drosophila geneticist, he made a career transition to mammalian genomics and bioinformatics at The Jackson Laboratory in 2000. In 2011, he moved to New Mexico, where he worked at the University of New Mexico before entering the private sector in 2014. He founded EquiSeq in 2015.
Dr. Szauter will present current research on the genetics of exercise intolerance in horses, including new results on COL6A3 and MYOZ3. The presentation, scheduled for 3:50 pm Pacific time on November 11, will be livestreamed on Zoom.