Events | Department of Pediatrics | UC Davis Health


Grand Rounds
October 6, 2023 from 8 to 9 a.m.

Update on the Prevention of Childhood Lead Poisoning: Why Physicians Should Counsel on Lead and Screen

Jean Woo, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., F.A.A.P.
Public Health Medical Officer, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, California Department of Public Health

Grand Rounds will be both in-person and virtual
Location: PSSB G300
Breakfast and beverages provided!

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Webinar Access Code - 2498 310 6153
Webinar Password - Peds (7337 from phones and video systems)

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PSSB Building is located just behind the hospital

Map showing Patient Support Services Building (PSSB) behind main hospital north tower.

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Human Genomic Seminar Series

HGSS Schedule 2023-2024 (PDF)

Past Talks

2021 - 2022

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
Keynote Speakers: Randi Hagerman, M.D., UC Davis Department of Pediatrics
Speaker: 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

2020 - 2021

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, D.V.M., Ph.D., 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

2019 - 2020

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