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HGSS Schedule (PDF)-2022-2023
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
March 1, 2023
Title: Accelerating the Discovery and Diagnosis of Rare Genetic Conditions
Speaker: Jon Bernstein, M.D., Stanford University Department of Pediatrics
February 1, 2023
Title: California Newborn Screening Program Update
Speaker: Richard Olney, M.D., M.P.H., California Department of Public Health
Title: Bridging Genetic Association and Molecular Mechanisms in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Speaker: Alex Nord, Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior
Title: Genetic Counseling Considerations for Transgender and Non-Binary Communities
Speaker: Faria Ahmed, M.S., L.C.G.C., UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Title: The Genetics and Genomics of Autism
Speaker: Ariel Lee, M.D., Kaiser Permanente
Title: Building a Center for Interventional Genetics
Speaker: David Jay Segal, Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Title: The Study of Human CNKSR2-Related Disorders in Zebrafish
Speaker: Stacey Cole, M.D., M.B.A, UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Title: Acid Sphingomyleniase Deficiency (ASMD/Neimann-Pick A and B): Clinical Characteristics and Treatment
Speaker: Renata Gallagher, M.D., Ph.D., UCSF Department of Pediatrics
Title: X-linked Retinoschisis: Clinical disease, molecular pathology, and status of gene therapy trials
Speaker: Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D., UC Davis Eye Center, Center for Ocular Regenerative Therapy
Title: X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy: The Impact of Newborn Screening
Speaker: Ayaka Suzuki, M.S., L.C.G.C., UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Title: Development of the Neuro-Immune-Vascular Plexus in the Fetal Brain
Speaker: Steven Noctor, Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Title: Genomic Driver of Intolerance to Heat Stress and Marine Organohalogens
Speaker: Isaac Pessah, Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine
Title: Integrating Large-Scale "omics" Information for Discovery and Clinical Practice
Speaker: Madhuri Hegde, Ph.D., F.A.C.M.G., VP and Chief Scientific Officer at Perkin-Elmer
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
Title: Targeted Therapeutics for Genetics Epilepsies
Speaker: Amy Brooks-Kayal, M.D., UC Davis Department of Neurology
Title: Genetics of Connective Tissue Disorders
Speaker: Kristin Herman, M.D., UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Title: Holding Things Together: A Review and Update on Cohesinopathies
Speaker: Alena Egense, M.S., L.C.G.C, UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Title: Genetic-Based Therapies for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Speaker: Craig McDonald, M.D., UC Davis Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Title: Prenatal Genetics: Screening, Diagnostic Tests and Applications
Speaker: Krishna Singh, M.D., UC Davis Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Title: Using Live-Cell Imaging to Quantify Cell Signaling Phenotypes
Speaker: John Albeck, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Title: Newborn Screening: The Past, Present and Future
Speaker: Madelena Martin, M.D., UC Davis Dept. of Biochemical Genetics
Title: In Vivo Modeling of Functional Genomics
Speaker: K. C. Kent Lloyd, DVM, PhD, UC Davis Department of Surgery
Title: Down Syndrome: Research Perspectives on the Phenotype and Treatment
Speaker: Leonard Abbeduto, Ph.D, UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Title: A Role of Thermogenesis in Human Genetics and Environmental Exposures Underlying Obesity
Speaker: Michelle Andrea La Merrill, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Environmental Toxicology
Title: A Proposal to Add Criteria That Incorporates Clinical Response to Treatment into the 2015 ACMG Genomics Variant Classification Guidelines
Speaker: Joseph Shen, M.D., PhD., UC Davis Dept. of Pediatrics
Title: Using Zebrafish to Test Genes Important in Human Neurodevelopment and Disease
Speaker: Megan Dennis, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Title: Alpha-tocopherol and Calcium Signaling in an Animal Model of Ataxia with VitE Deficiency (AVED)
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
Title: Cardiac Genomics: An Overview of Cardiomyopathies and Arrhythmias
Speaker: Colette Defilippo, M.S., L.C.G.C., UC Davis Dept. of Pediatrics
Title: Behavioral and Mental Health in Children with Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome
Speaker: Kathleen Angkustsiri, M.D., M.A.S., UC Davis Dept. of Pediatrics
Title: Bad Blood in the Family? Linking Hematologic Malignancy to Family History and Genetics
Speaker: Jeanna Welborn, M.D., UC Davis Dept. of Internal Medicine
Title: From Clinics to Research-Utilities and Challenges of Pharmacogenetics
Speaker: Kristin Grimsrud, DVM, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Pathology
Title: Diversity Measures in Genomic Medicine: Examining Race, Ethnicity and Ancestry in Precision Health Research and Clinical Practice
Speaker: Alice B. Popejoy, Ph.D., Stanford Department of Biomedical Data Science
Title: Pathogenesis of Fragile X-associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS)
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.
Event: Genomic Forum & Genomic Agenda
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