Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Resident/Fellow Core Lecture Series

Lecture Topics and Speakers



Lindsay Burrage, M.D., Ph.D.

Professionalism Inside and Outside the Genetics Clinic

Jocelyn Lapointe and Keren Machol, M.D., Ph.D.

Professionalism (residents only)

Lindsay C. Burrage, M.D., Ph.D.

Introduction to Resident-Fellow Lecture Series (all)

Janice Smith, Ph.D.

Cell division, chromosome structure/ segregation, X-inactivation

Pengfei Liu, Ph.D.

Basic Mechanisms of DNA mutation and pathogenicity

Janice Smith, Ph.D.

Sex chromosome aneuploidies

Seema Lalani, M.D.

Microdeletions and Microduplications

David Murdock, M.D.

Whole exome sequencing in clinical practice

Seema Lalani, M.D.

Array CGH in clinical practice

Weimin Bi, Ph.D.

Cytogenetics Interactive workshop

To Be Announced

Review of Cytogenetics/ Molecular Genetics

William Craigen, M.D., Ph.D.

Intro to Biochem Block, Amino Acid Disorders

Lindsay Burrage, M.D., Ph.D.

Organic Acidemias

Ronit Marom, M.D., Ph.D.

Vitamin Disorders

Claudia Soler-Alfonso, M.D.

Carbohydrate Disorders

Qin Sun, Ph.D.

Biochemical Genetics Lab Techniques

Michael Wangler, M.D.

Peroxisomal disorders

V. Reid Sutton, M.D.

MPS Disorders

Lindsay C. Burrage, M.D., Ph.D.

Collagen Biology

Keren Machol, M.D., Ph.D.

Genetics of Short Stature

Lindsay C. Burrage, M.D., Ph.D. & Ronit Marom, M.D., Ph.D.

Review of Biochemical Genetics #2

Daryl Scott, M.D., Ph.D.

Bayes I

Daryl Scott, M.D., Ph.D.

Bayes Workshop

Jennifer Posey, M.D., Ph.D.

Genetics of psychiatric disorders

Shweta Dhar, M.D.

Common disorders in adult genetics I

Karla Wagner, M.D.

Maternal genetic disease

David Murdock, M.D.

Marfan syndrome and Connective tissue disorders

Laurie Robak, M.D.


To Be Announced

Adult Genetics workshop/review

Sarah Huguenard, M.S.

Expanded Reproductive Carrier Screen; Ethnicity vs Panethnic

Magda Sanz-Cortez, M.D., Ph.D.

Diagnostic Procedures and Fetal interventions

Sandra Darilek, M.S.

Preimplantation genetic testing

Amy Schutt, M.D.

Recurrent pregnancy loss, infertility, and premature ovarian failure

Carlos Bacino, M.D.


Daniel Riconda, M.S.

Neural tube defects

Haley Streff, M.S.

Craniofacial and Cleft lip and palate

Daryl Scott, M.D., Ph.D.

Hearing loss

Janice Smith, Ph.D.

Germline and somatic mosaicism

Pilar Magoulas, M.S.

Cardinal signs of common syndromes

Lorraine Potocki, M.D.

Overgrowth syndromes

Keren Machol, M.D., Ph.D. and Pilar Magoulas, M.S.

Exam review

Lindsay C. Burrage, M.D., Ph.D.

Population genetics 1

Lindsay C. Burrage, M.D., Ph.D.

Population genetics workshop

Neil Hanchard, M.D.

Complex Genetics traits

Keren Machol, M.D., Ph.D.


Lindsay C. Burrage, M.D., Ph.D.



Medical Genetics and Genomics Residency


Kara Bartel
Program Coordinator
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