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Saturday, 08 January

450. Narrating Human Genomes

8:30–9:45 a.m., Olympic I, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Everett Hamner, Western Illinois Univ.

1. “Dramatizing DNA: Heredity Defined in the Plays of David Henry Hwang and Philip Kan Gotanda,” Heidi Kathleen Kim, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2. “Dystopic Genomics: Atwood’s Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood,” Jay Clayton, Vanderbilt Univ.

3. “Sequencing Generosity: Richard Powers and Genomic Testing,” Everett Hamner

Respondent: Priscilla B. Wald, Duke Univ.

For abstracts, visit http://geneticsandliterature.wordpress.com/.

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