Molecular and Medical Genetics
2014 - 2015 Grand Rounds Schedule
Thursdays, 9:00 to 10:00 A.M.
Mac Hall 3198
"Microarrays in Oncology"
Yassmine Akkari, Ph.D., FACMG, Scientific Director, Cytogenetics, Technical Director, Molecular Pathology, Legacy Health
"Adventures in Pediatric Genetic Diagnosis"
Jessica Kushner, M.S., C.G.C.
"A Cure for the Royal Pain"
Cary Harding, M.D.
"CHARGE Syndrome: A case and review of the literature"
Caleb Rogers, M.D.
Case Presentations - Cancer
Brianne Baier, M.S., C.G.C., Kelly Hamman, M.S., C.G.C.
"Targeting HOX protein function as a therapeutic for disease"
Scott Stadler, Ph.D.
"Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies: Updates on Medical Management and Genetic Counseling Considerations"
Anna Dennis, M.S., C.G.C
"The Perfect Storm: Evidence versus Extrapolation-Based Medicine in Hereditary Cancer Genetics Testing"
Jone Sampson, M.D.
Case Presentations: Prenatal
Cori Feist, M.S., C.G.C, Elena Burnett, M.S.
"New Year, New Genes: Can Moderate Risk Explain What High Risk Can't?"
Kelly Hamman, M.S., C.G.C.
"Unexpected Cytogenetic Abnormalities"
Karen Kovak M.S., C.G.C., Kory Keller, M.S.
"Squeezing More Information Out of Clinical Next-Gen Sequencing Data"
Christopher Corless, M.D., Ph.D.
"The Impact of Somatic Mutations on Birth Defects"
James Bennett, M.D., Ph.D.- University of Washington
"Beta-propeller Protein-Associated Neurodegeneration (BPAN): phenotype expansion in action"
Allison Gregory, M.S., C.G.C.
"Mitochondrial Diseases: The New Frontier"
Bruce Cohen, M.D.
Yassmine Akkari, Ph.D., FACMG, Scientific Director, Cytogenetics, Technical Director, Molecular Pathology, Legacy Health.
Susan Olson, Ph,D.
Rosalie Sears, Ph.D.
Glenn Palomaki, Ph.D.
Penny Hogarth, M.D.
Hiroyuki Nakai, Ph.D.
Case Presentations – Cytogenetic
Fei Yang, M.D.
Gerry Berry, M.D. - Boston Children's Hospital
Mike Liskay, Ph.D.
Caleb Rogers, M.D.
Genetic Counselor- Cardiogenetics
Brian O'Roak, Ph.D.
Paul Spellman, Ph.D.
Sue Richards, Ph.D., FACMG
Ranjana Arora, M.D.
Stephen Moore, Ph.D.
Cheryl Maslen, Ph.D.