Seminars Oct 2010 - June 2011

October 2010

October 8th 2010 - Peter Byers, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Medicine/Medical Genetics
"The New Genetics of Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Molecular Mechanisms of Recessive Disorders"

October 15th 2010 - David Cobb, M.D., FAAFP
Resident, Medical Genetics
"Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease"

October 22nd 2010 - The 2nd Annual Arno and Gretel Motulsky Lecture
D. Holmes Morton, M.D.
Pediatrician, The Clinic for Special Children
"'Caring for the Patient' in the Time of Genomics : Small Science in a Rural Clinic"

October 29th 2010 - ASHG Practice talks
Ruxandra Bachmann, M.D.
Senior Fellow, Medical Genetics
"A new culprit for retinal ciliopathies: cc2d2a is required for retinal photoreceptor outer segment formation/function in a zebrafish model of Joubert syndrome"

Tomas Walsh, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Medical Genetics
"Detection of inherited mutations for breast and ovarian cancer using genomic capture and massively parallel sequencing"

November 2010

November 12th 2010 - Andre Lieber, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Medical Genetics
"Translation of basic virology and stem cell research into approaches for the treatment of cancer"

November 19th 2010 - Philip G. Morgan, M.D.
Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Seattle Children's Hospital
"C. elegans as a model for mitochondrial disease."

November 19th 2010 - Margaret Sedensky, M.D.
Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington

December 2010

December 3rd 2010 - Mark Hannibal, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics/Genetic Medicine
"Discovery of a Gene for Kabuki syndrome by Exome Sequencing"

December 10th 2010 - Ruxandra Bachmann, M.D.
Senior Fellow, Medical Genetics
"Understanding ciliopathies from human to fish"

December 17th 2010 - Edward "Rusty" Novotny M.D.
The Alvord, Gerlich and Rhodes Family Endowed Chair
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
University of Washington & Seattle Children's Hospital

January 2011

January 14th 2011 - Santhosh Girirajan, MBBS, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, Genome Sciences
"Phenotypic variability in genomic disorders: implications and diagnostic challenges"

January 21st 2011 - Raymond J. Monnat Jr., M.D.
Professor, Pathology and Genome Sciences
"RecQ helicases in biology and disease"

January 28th 2011 - Maynard Olson, Ph.D.
"Stan Gartler: A Scientific Appreciation"
A lecture to honor the career of Dr. Stan Gartler

February 2011

February 11th 2011 - Thomas Bird, M.D.
"A Rare and Compelling Neurogenetic Story"
Professor, Neurology and Medicine/Medical Genetics

February 18th 2011 - Rajinder Kaul, Ph.D.
"Epigenomic Profiling as Tool for Understanding Regulatory Genomics"
Research Associate Professor, Medical Genetics

February 25th 2011 - Mark L. Batshaw, M.D.
"Developing Gene Therapy for ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency"
Chief Academic Officer, Children's National Medical Center
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

March 2011

March 4th 2011 - Mitzi Murray, M.D.
"Out of the Clinic and into the Court: Historical Cases of Genetic Testing and the Law"
Senior Fellow, Medical Genetics

March 11th 2011 - R. Scott Hansen, Ph.D.
"Whole Genome DNA Replication Timing by Repli-Seq: Epigenetic Variation at Large Scale"
Research Associate Professor, Medical Genetics

March 25th 2011 - Lars Klareskog, M.D., Ph.D.
"Why environment matters in genetic studies: Examples from investigations in rheumatoid arthritis"
Director of Center for Molecular Medicine
Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital
Solna, Stockholm, Sweden

April 2011

April 8th 2011 - Daniel Cohn, Ph.D.
"Gene discovery in human skeletal disorders"
Director, Skeletal Genetics Laboratory, Cedars-Sinai
Professor of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology and of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA

April 15th 2011 - Maitreya Dunham, Ph.D.
"Aneuploidy and Adaptation in Yeast"
Assistant Professor, Genome Sciences

April 22nd 2011 - Susan J. Hayflick
"Neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation: From genes to pathways to therapeutics"
Professor and Interim Chair
Molecular & Medical Genetics
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Oregon Health & Science University

April 29th 2011 - Nona Sotoodehnia, M.D., MPH
"Genetic Determinants of Cardiac Electrical Activity"
Assistant Professor of Medicine/Cardiology

May 2011

May 13th 2011 - Robin L. Bennett, MS, CGC, ScDHon
"Consanguinity: It's All Relative"
Co-Director, UWMC Genetic Medicine Clinic
Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Medical Genetics

May 20th 2011 - Edward Kelly, Ph.D.
"Finding Homes for Orphan Cytochrome P450s: CYP4V2 and CYP4F22 in Disease States"
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics

May 27th 2011 - Ellen Wijsman, Ph.D.
"There be dragons here: what we learned from a GWAS of a multi-site Alzheimer's disease sample"
Professor, Biostatistics and Medicine/Medical Genetics

June 2011

June 3rd 2011 - Wendy Raskind, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Medicine/Medical Genetics and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

June 10th 2011 - Faculty Meeting/No Seminar