Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

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Date: April 27
Topic: Achondroplasia: Current Management, Treatment, and Resources
Speaker: Carlos A Bacino, M.D., professor of molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Chief of Genetics Service and director of Pediatrics Genetics Clinic, Texas Children's Hospital
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Date: May 11
Topic: Renal Disorders
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2021

Date: April 13
Topic: Introduction of Pharmacogenomics to Clinical Care
Speakers: Steven E. Scherer, Ph.D., professor of molecular and human genetics and the Human Genome Sequencing Center (HGSC) at Baylor College of Medicine; Wayne “Nick” Nicholson, M.D., Pharm.D., M.Sc. associate professor of anesthesiology and assistant professor of pharmacology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Date: March 23
Topic: CRISPR genome editing: Treating human disease and ethical considerations
Presenters: Dr. Jason Heaney, associate professor of molecular and human genetics; Sarah Huguenard, M.S., C.G.C., instructor of molecular and human genetics

Date: March 9
Topic: Race and Genetics: Perspectives of Precision Medicine
Presenters: Rick Kittles, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Division of Health Equities, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope; Charmita Hughes Halbert, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina; J. Hoxi Jones, Senior Advocate

Date: Feb. 9
Topic: Race and Genetics: Perspectives on Precision Medicine
Moderator: Charmaine Royal, Ph.D., Professor of African & African American Studies, Biology, Global Health, and Family Medicine & Community Health, Duke University
Presenters: Clayton Yates, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biology and Center for Cancer, Tuskegee University; Shawneequa Callier, MS, JD, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Research and Leadership, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Date: Jan. 12
Topic: "The TANGO2 story: New insights and directions"
Presenters: Dr. Seema Lalani, professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine; Dr. Christina Miyake, associate professor of pediatrics-cardiology and molecular physiology and biophysics at Baylor College of Medicine.

2020

Date: Dec. 8
Topic: "Tuberous Sclerosis Complex"
Presenter:  Rohini Coorg, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics-neurology, Baylor College of Medicine

Date: Nov. 24
Topic: “Noninvasive prenatal testing [NIPT] for chromosomal and single-gene disorders”
Presenter:  Veena Mathur, MS, CGC, instructor of molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; April Adams, M.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, maternal fetal medicine, and molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Sandra Darilek, MS, CGC assistant professor of molecular and human genetics and co-manager of the Prenatal Genetics Service, Baylor College of Medicine

Date: Nov. 10
Topic: Advances in the care of people with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome,
hypermobile type
Presenter: Dr. Shweta Dhar, Medical Director of the Baylor Medicine
Adult Genetics Clinic and associate professor of molecular and human genetics
at Baylor College of Medicine and Lara Bloom, President and CEO of The Ehlers
Danlos Society.
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Date: Oct.13
Topic: "Does Cancer Run in Your Family? Understanding the
Genetics of Cancer"
Presenter:  Tanya Eble, M.S., C.G.C., assistant professor of
molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
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Date: Aug. 3
Topic: "Using Genetics to Make Personal Care Plans for
Children with Developmental Disabilities and Autism"
Presenters: Daryl Scott M.D., professor of molecular and human
genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., L.P.C.,
community training coordinator with the UT Texas Center for Disability Studies
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Date: Aug. 3
Topic: "Autismo y genes"
Presenter: Claudia Soler-Alfonso, M.D., F.A.C.M.G., assistant
professor of molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
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Date: Aug. 3
Topic: "Care of Patients with Down Syndrome"
Presenter: Carlos Bacino, M.D., professor of molecular and human
genetics at Baylor College of Medicine
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Date: Aug. 3
Topic: "Recomendaciones universales para niños con síndrome de
Down,¿qué hay de nuevo?"
Presenter: Estrella Lizbeth Mellin-Sanchez, M.D., assistant
professor of pediatrics, UT Health Rio Grande Valley
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Date: June 6
Topic: Telemedicina en la Clinica de Genetica
Presenter: Claudia Soler-Alfonso, M.D., F.A.C.M.G., assistant professor of molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
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Date: June 6
Topic: "Telemedicine in the Genetics Clinic”
Presenter: Chaya Murali, M.D., assistant professor of molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine and Pilar Magoulas, M.S., C.G.C., associate professor of molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
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