H-F is proud to host the Genetics Update Conference on Thursday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mall Auditorium, presented by Sam Rhine, genetics educator. The presentation is geared toward serious biology students and interested community members, who want to learn about recent advances in genetics. Mr. Rhine takes biology from the textbook to the heart by posing ethical dilemmas each will face as technological advances continue. Topics will include: telomeres and their role in aging and cancer; human embryology and prenatal diagnosis; human stem cell technology; and therapeutic cloning. Cost is $20/person for interested community members. For more information on this special presentation, please contact Kim Smith or Michelle Piper.