Calendar and Events
Morning Report and Didactics Calendars
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HGSS Schedule (PDF)-2022-2023
December 7, 2022
Faria Ahmed, M.S., L.C.G.C.
UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Genetic Counseling Considerations for Transgender and Non-Binary Communities
January 4, 2023
Alex Nord, Ph.D.
UC Davis Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior
Bridging Genetic Association and Molecular Mechanisms
in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
February 1, 2023
Richard Olney, M.D., M.P.H.
California Department of Public Health
California Newborn Screening Program Update
March 1, 2023
Jon Bernstein, M.D.
Stanford University Department of Pediatrics
Accelerating the Discovery and Diagnosis of Rare Genetic Conditions
April 5, 2023
Janine LaSalle, M.D.
UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Placental-Brain Epigenomic Connections in Risk and Resiliency to Autism Spectrum Disorders
May 3, 2023
Luis Carvajal-Carmona, Ph.D.
UC Davis Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
An Update on Gastric Cancer Genetics and Genomics
June 7, 2023
Kathryn L. Eckert, M.D.
UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Topics in Endocrinologic Genomics
Title: The Genetics and Genomics of Autism
Speaker: Ariel Lee, M.D., Kaiser Permanente
Speaker: David Jay Segal, Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Speaker: Stacey Cole, M.D., M.B.A, UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Speaker: Renata Gallagher, M.D., Ph.D., UCSF Department of Pediatrics
Speaker: Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D., UC Davis Eye Center, Center for Ocular Regenerative Therapy
Speaker: Ayaka Suzuki, M.S., L.C.G.C., UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Speaker: Steven Noctor, Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Speaker: Isaac Pessah, Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine
Title: Human Genomics Symposium
Randi Hagerman, M.D., UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Paul J. Hagerman, M.D., Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Speaker: Amy Brooks-Kayal, M.D., UC Davis Department of Neurology
Speaker: Kristin Herman, M.D., UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Speaker: Alena Egense, M.S., L.C.G.C, UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Speaker: Craig McDonald, M.D., UC Davis Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Speaker: Krishna Singh, M.D., UC Davis Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Speaker: John Albeck, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Speaker: Madelena Martin, M.D., UC Davis Dept. of Biochemical Genetics
Speaker: K. C. Kent Lloyd, DVM, PhD, UC Davis Department of Surgery
Speaker: Leonard Abbeduto, Ph.D, UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Speaker: Michelle Andrea La Merrill, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Environmental Toxicology
Speaker: Joseph Shen, M.D., PhD., UC Davis Dept. of Pediatrics
Speaker: Megan Dennis, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Speaker: Carrie Finno, DVM, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Population Health and Reproduction
Title: The Complex Genetics of Primary Biliary Cholangitis: Current Understanding and Future Challenges
Speaker: Michael F. Seldin, M.D., Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Speaker: Colette Defilippo, M.S., L.C.G.C., UC Davis Dept. of Pediatrics
Speaker: Kathleen Angkustsiri, M.D., M.A.S., UC Davis Dept. of Pediatrics
Speaker: Jeanna Welborn, M.D., UC Davis Dept. of Internal Medicine
Speaker: Kristin Grimsrud, DVM, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Pathology
Speaker: Alice B. Popejoy, Ph.D., Stanford Department of Biomedical Data Science
Speaker: Paul Hagerman, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, Davis, Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Title: DNA Replication and Genome Instability in Tumorigenesis
Speaker: Jacqueline Barlow, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Title: An Integrated Approach to Lynch Syndrome Screening: Lessons Learned One Year In
Speaker: Karen E. Matsukuma, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis
Title: The Genetics of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Speaker: Christopher L. Bowlus, M.D., Professor and Acting Chief, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of California, Davis
Title: Regulatory Genomics Approaches to Prognosis Prediction and Interpretation of Genetic Variation
Speaker: Geral Quon, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis
Title: Taking Cues from Cancer Cures for HIV Eradication
Speaker: Satya Dandekar, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, Davis.
Title: The Role of Genomic Duplications in Human Evolution and Disease.
Speaker: Megan Dennis, Ph.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine.
Title: Undiagnosed Diseases and Genomic Variant Interpretation.
Speaker: Joseph Shieh, M.D., Ph.D., UCSF School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics.
Title: The Prospect of Molecular Therapy for Neurologic Disease.
Speaker: David J. Segal, Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, MIND Institute, School of Medicine
Title: Current and Emerging Applications of Genomics in Cancer Medicine.
Speaker: Thomas Semrad, M.D., University of California, Davis, Internal Medicine.
Title: Perturbations in Nucleic Acid Metabolism and Epigenetic, Regulation as an Underlying Cause of Auto-Immunity in Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome.
Speaker: Fred Chedin, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Title: Prader-Willi Syndrome: New Issues, New Treatments.
Speaker: Suzanne B. Cassidy, M.D., Professor, Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco
Title: Mapping the Placental Methylome at the Interface of Genetics and Environment in Autism Risk
Speaker: Janine Lasalle, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, UC Davis Genome Center, UD Davis MIND Institute
Title: The Role of Non-Coding DNA In Development and Disease
Speaker: Alex Nord, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Center for Neuroscience, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and Psychiatry, University of California, Davis
Title: Haplotype Frequency Models: What They Are And Why They Matter
Speaker: Brian Browning, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, University of Washington
Title: Integrating Genomics Into Newborn Screening: Ethical And Practical Implications
Speaker: Aaron J. Goldenberg Ph.D, M.P.H - Assistant Professor of Bioethics, Assistant Director, Center For Genetic Research Ethics And Law Case Western Reserve University.
Title: Human Genomics Seminar
Speaker: Frank R. Sharp, M.D.- Professor, Dept. of Neurology, UC Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis MIND Institute.
Title: The RASopathies: Novel Models of Germline Ras Pathway Dysregulation
Speaker: Kate Rauen, M.D., Ph.D - Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics Chief, Division of Genomic Medicine
Title: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy In An Era Of Glucocorticoids: Updating The Natural History Through The CINRG DMD Natural History Study.
Speaker: Erik Henricson, M.P.H.- Associate Director For Clinical Research; Department Of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; NIDRR Rehabilitation Research & Training Center In Neuromuscular Disease University Of California, Davis
Title: Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: Clinical Course and a new Area of Research
Speaker: Robert Weiss, M.D. - Professor of Medicine; Chief, Nephrology; VA Medical Center;
UC Davis Genome and Biomedical Sciences
Title: Child With a 21q22 Deletion and Family History of Lynch Syndrome: Review of Medical and Ethical Issues.
Speaker: Kris Herman, M.D.- Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California at Davis Medical Center; Division of Medical Genetics
Speaker: Donna Walgenbach, MS, LCGC- Obstetrics and Gynecology; University of California at Davis Medical Center
Title: MTHFR To Test or Not to Test?
Speaker: Liga Bivina, M.S., LCGC- Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genomic Medicine
UC Davis Medical Center, MIND Institute
Title: New Disorders of ER Export Defects.
Speaker: Jinoh Kim, Ph.D.- Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics UC Davis Medical Center
Title: Perinatal Palliative Care: What the Geneticist Needs to Know.
Speaker: Jennifer Cohen, M.D.- Palliative Medicine Fellow, UC Davis Medical Center
Title: Exome Sequencing in Clinical Practice: Efficient Medical Diagnosis and Gene Discovery.
Speaker: Stanley Nelson, M.D.- Department of Human Genetics David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Title: Arginase Deficiency: Treatment Considerations –The Past, Present and Future.
Speaker: Chung Lee, M.D.- Biochemical Fellow; UCSF Medical Center
Title: Broadening Spectrum of Mitochondrial Disorders.
Speaker: Pankaj Prasun, M.D.- Medical Biochemical Genetics Fellow Duke University
Title: Injectable gene activation therapy for Angelman Syndrome.
Speaker: David Segal, Ph.D.- Associate Director of Genomics, Genome Center Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology & MIND Institute University of California, Davis
Title: PTEN mutations Macrocephaly and Autism, a Review and Case Presentation.
Speaker: Barbara Friedman, M.D.- UC Davis Health System
Title: The RASopathies: Genetics Syndromes of the RAS/MAPK pathway.
Speaker: Kate Rauen, M.D., Ph.D. - Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics Chief, Division of Genomic Medicine
Title: Non-Invasive Pre-Natal Trisomy Tests: What you Need to Know
Speaker: Laila Rhee Morris, M.S., L.C.G.C. - UC Davis Health System, Department of OBGYN
Speaker: Nicole Mans, M.S., L.C.G.C.- UC Davis Health System, Department of Pediatrics