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.
Case Presentations: Molecular
Yassmine Akkari, Ph.D., FACMG, Scientific Director, Cytogenetics, Technical Director, Molecular Pathology, Legacy Health.
"The Genetic Basis of Premature Ovarian Failure"
Susan Olson, Ph,D.
"Post-translational regulation of Myc provides for new genetic mouse models of human cancer and novel therapeutic strategies"
Rosalie Sears, Ph.D.
"Status of maternal plasma cell free DNA testing in the United States"
Glenn Palomaki, Ph.D.
Penny Hogarth, M.D.
"Recent Advances in AAV Vectors"
Hiroyuki Nakai, Ph.D.
"COL4A1 and Genetic Predisposition to Cerebrovascular Events and other Vasculopathies"
Chung Lee, M.D.
"The New 'Tailor' in Town: CRISPR-Cas9"
Mike Liskay, Ph.D.
William L. Nyhan, M.D., Ph.D.- UC San Diego
Caleb Rogers, M.D
Case Presentations – Cytogenetic
Fei Yang, M.D.
"cfDNA Uses and Future"
Paul Spellman, Ph.D.
Sue Richards, Ph.D., FACMG
Ranjana Arora, M.D.
Brian O'Roak, Ph.D.
Cheryl Maslen, Ph.D.