Molecular and Medical Genetics
2014-2015 Seminar Schedule
Wednesday, 4:00 to 5:00 P.M.
Sander Houten, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinari, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology.
"Mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation disorders: From pathophysiology to new defects"
Matt Thayer, PhD, Professor, Molecular and Medical Genetics, OHSU
"Control of Chromosome-Wide Replication Timing by Cis-Acting, Long, Non-Coding RNA"
Shobhan Gaddameedhi, M.Sc., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental and Systems Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Washington State University
"Role of the circadian clock in skin cancer prevention and sunburn erythema"
Mark A. Batzer, Ph.D., LSU Boyd Professor and Dr. Mary Lou Applewhite Distinguished Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University
"Mobile Elements and Genomic Variation"
Robert Kotin, Ph.D., Vice President, Voyager Therapeutics Inc., Adjunct Professor, University of Massachusetts, Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland
"Developing Recombinant Adeno-Associated Virus Vectors for Treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy."
Aaron D. Gitler, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine
"High-Throughput Screens to Define the Mechanisms of Human Neurodegenerative Diseases."
Charlotte Bieneck Haglind, M.D., Ph.D. Student, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet, Astrid Lindgrens Childrens Hospital
"Energy metabolism andclinical symptoms in betaoxidationdefects, especiallyLong-Chain 3-hydroxyacyl-Coenzyme A dehydrogenasedeficiency"
Caleb Rogers, M.D., Resident, Molecular and Medical Genetics, OHSU
"NBIA: Diagnostic Toolsand Our Experiences withExome Sequencing"
Jared Rutter, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Utah, School of Medicine
"Metabolism and CellularDecisions: Entwined inHealth and Disease"
Glenn Palomaki, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown University
"General population screeningfor Down syndrome usingcell free DNA: Are we ready?"
Svetlana Lutsenko, Ph.D., Professor, Physiology, Johns Hopkins University
"The Role of Copper Homeostasisin Cell Differentiationand Lipid Metabolism"
Melanie Gillingham, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Molecular and Medical Genetics, OHSU
"Odd or Even? Results from a randomized trial of triheptanoin compared to MCT in patients with long-chain fatty acid oxidation disorders."
Asia Mitchell, Graduate Research Assistant, Molecular and Medical Genetics, OHSU
"Germline Pressure on Specific Chromosome Loss Events in Cancer"
Lizzy Sunderhaus, Graduate Research Assistant, Molecular and Medical Genetics, OHSU
"Studying the role of Neuropathy Target Esterase in the Nervous System using Drosophila"
Elenora (Ellie) Juarez, Graduate Research Assistant, Molecular and Medical Genetics, OHSU
Douglass R. Keene, Assistant Investigator, Shriners Hospital for Children
Betsey Ferguson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Molecular and Medical Genetics, OHSU