Grand Rounds

Molecular and Medical Genetics

2015 - 2016 Grand Rounds Schedule

Thursdays, 9:00 to 10:00 A.M.

Mac Hall 3198  


October 1
Gerry Berry, M.D., Division of Genetics, Boston Children's Hospital

October 15
"A Nuclear 'Big Bang' Event: The Disease, The Cure, orBoth?"
Yassmine Akkari, Ph.D., Cytogenetic Services and Molecular Pathology, Legacy Health

October 22
"Energy Supply: Beyond Mitochondria"
David Koeller, M.D., Molecular & Medical Genetics

October 29
"Monogenic Autoimmune Disorders"
Sumit Punj, Ph.D.

November 5
"Cell-to-cell heterogeneity and the promise ofsingle cell –omics"
Andrew Adey, Ph.D., Molecular & Medical Genetics

November 12
"CMMRD: A Case Study of Multiple ChildhoodCancers"
Leila Okinaka-Hu, M.D., Molecular & Medical Genetics

November 19
"Incidental Findings in the Clinical Setting: Cell-free DNA Screening"
Paulina Nassab, M.S., Center for Women's Health
"Incidental Findings in the Clinical Setting: PGS"
Elena Burnett, M.S., C.G.C., Center for Women's Health
"Maternal Sponastrime Dysplasia"
Austin McKittrick, M.S., Center for Women's Health

December 3
"Medical food in the management of the hereditarymethylmalonic acidemias (MMA): Friend or Foe?"
Charles Venditti, M.D., Ph.D., Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, NIH 

December 10
"Case Presentation: Clinical Cytogenetics"
Fei Yang, M.D., Department of Pathology

December 17
"Cutting through the Fog: Advances in ourUnderstanding of the PKU Brain"
Cary Harding, M.D., Molecular & Medical Genetics

January 14
Puneet Rai, M.S., Molecular & Medical Genetics

January 21
Case Presentations: Cancer Genetics

January 28
Meghan Chirpich, M.S., C.G.C., Molecular & Medical Genetics

February 4
William Horton, M.D., Shriners Hospital for Children

February 11
Case Presentations: Pediatric Genetics

February 18
Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Dermatology, Melanoma Research Program, Knight Cancer Institute

February 25
Markus Grompe, M.D., Molecular & Medical Genetics

March 3
Erica Reinig, M.D., Department of Pathology

March 17
Dana Kostiner, M.D., Genetics, Kaiser Permanente

March 31
Case Presentations: Molecular Genetics

April 7
Stephen Kaler, M.D., Section on Translational Neuroscience, NICHD 

April 14
Stephen Moore, Ph.D., Molecular & Medical Genetics

April 21
Karen Kovak, M.S., C.G.C., Molecular & Medical Genetics

April 28
Zhuang Feng, M.D., Department of Pathology

May 5
Jon Zonana, M.D., Molecular & Medical Genetics, Erika Finanger, M.D., Pediatric Neurology

May 12
Caleb Rogers, M.D, Molecular & Medical Genetics

May 19
Leila Okinaka-Hu, M.D., Molecular & Medical Genetics

May 26
Case Presentations: Cytogenetics

June 2
Kory Keller, M.S., Molecular & Medical Genetics

June 9 
Susan Hayflick, M.D., Molecular & Medical Genetics

June 16
Joe Gray, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Engineering, OHSU Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute