Genetic Testing to Be Topic of UB Senior Alumni Luncheon

By Mary Beth Spina

Release Date: November 3, 1998 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Technological advances in genetics will be discussed during a University at Buffalo Senior Alumni Luncheon program at noon on Nov. 20 in the Center for Tomorrow on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

The speaker will be Carolyn D. Farrell, a UB alumna and director of clinical genetic services at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Among the issues she will discuss will be the social, legal and ethical ramifications of genetic testing and counseling.

The cost of the luncheon, designed for UB senior alumni, their spouses and guests, will be $10 per person.

For further information or to make reservations, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 716-829-2608.