For more information, please contact the Pediatric Program Coordinator at hs-pedsfellowship@ucdavis.edu

Upcoming Talks

March 3, 2021

John Albeck, Ph.D.

UC Davis Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Using Live-Cell Imaging to Quantify Cell Signaling Phenotypes

 

April 7, 2021

Krishna Singh, M.D.

UC Davis Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Prenatal Genetics: Screening, Diagnostic Tests and Applications

 

May 5, 2021

Craig McDonald, M.D.

UC Davis Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Genetic-Based Therapies for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

 

June 2, 2021

Alena Egense, M.S., L.C.G.C.

UC Davis Department of Pediatrics

Holding Things Together: A Review and Update on Cohesinopathies

Past Talks

2/3/2021

Title: Newborn Screening: The Past, Present and Future

Speaker: Madelena Martin, M.D., UC Davis Dept. of Biochemical Genetics

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – WebEx

1/6/2021

Title: In Vivo Modeling of Functional Genomics

Speaker: K. C. Kent Lloyd, DVM, PhD, UC Davis Department of Surgery

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – WebEx

12/2/2020

Title: Down Syndrome: Research Perspectives on the Phenotype and Treatment

Speaker: Leonard Abbeduto, Ph.D, UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – WebEx

11/4/2020

Title: A Role of Thermogenesis in Human Genetics and Environmental Exposures Underlying Obesity  

Speaker: Michelle Andrea La Merrill, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Environmental Toxicology 

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – WebEx

10/7/2020

 

Title: A Proposal to Add Criteria That Incorporates Clinical Response to Treatment into the 2015 ACMG Genomics Variant Classification Guidelines

 

Speaker: Joseph Shen, M.D., PhD., UC Davis Dept. of Pediatrics

 

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – WebEx

 

6/3/2020

 

Title: Using Zebrafish to Test Genes Important in Human Neurodevelopment and Disease

 

Speaker: Megan Dennis, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

 

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – WebEx

 

5/6/2020


Title: Alpha-tocopherol and Calcium Signaling in an Animal Model of Ataxia with VitE Deficiency (AVED)

 

Speaker: Carrie Finno, DVM, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Population Health and Reproduction

 

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – WebEx

 

4/1/2020


Title: The Complex Genetics of Primary Biliary Cholangitis: Current Understanding and Future Challenges

 

Speaker: Michael F. Seldin, M.D., Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

 

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – WebEx

 

3/4/2020


Title: Cardiac Genomics: An Overview of Cardiomyopathies and Arrhythmias

 

Speaker: Colette Defilippo, M.S., L.C.G.C., UC Davis Dept. of Pediatrics

 

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – Medical Education Building, Room 1204, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

2/5/2020
Title: Behavioral and Mental Health in Children with Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

Speaker: Kathleen Angkustsiri, M.D., M.A.S., UC Davis Dept. of Pediatrics

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – Medical Education Building, Room 1204, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

1/8/2020
Title: Bad Blood in the Family? Linking Hematologic Malignancy to Family History and Genetics

Speaker: Jeanna Welborn, M.D., UC Davis Dept. of Internal Medicine

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. - Center for Health and Technology Building, Room 1341, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

12/4/2019
Title: From Clinics to Research-Utilities and Challenges of Pharmacogenetics

Speaker: Kristin Grimsrud, DVM, Ph.D., UC Davis Dept. of Pathology

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – Medical Education Building, LH 1204, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

Speaker: Alice B. Popejoy, Ph.D., Stanford Department of Biomedical Data Science
Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. – Medical Education Building, LH 2222, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

Speaker: Paul Hagerman, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, Davis, Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. - Center for Health and Technology Building, Room 1341, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

6/1/2016
Title: DNA Replication and Genome Instability in Tumorigenesis
Speaker: Jacqueline Barlow, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. - Center for Health and Technology Building, Room 1341, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

5/4/2016
Title: An Integrated Approach to Lynch Syndrome Screening: Lessons Learned One Year In
Speaker: Karen E. Matsukuma, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis
Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. - Center for Health and Technology Building, Room 1341, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

4/6/2016
Title: The Genetics of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Speaker: Christopher L. Bowlus, M.D., Professor and Acting Chief, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of California, Davis 
Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. - Center for Health and Technology Building, Room 1341, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

3/2/2016
Title: Regulatory Genomics Approaches to Prognosis Prediction and Interpretation of Genetic Variation
Speaker: Geral Quon, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis 
Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. - Center for Health and Technology Building, Room 1341, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

2/3/2016
Title: Taking Cues from Cancer Cures for HIV Eradication
Speaker: Satya Dandekar, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, Davis.

12/2/2015
Title: The Role of Genomic Duplications in Human Evolution and Disease.
Speaker: Megan Dennis, Ph.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine.

11/4/2015
Title: Undiagnosed Diseases and Genomic Variant Interpretation.
Speaker: Joseph Shieh, M.D., Ph.D., UCSF School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics.

10/7/2015
Title: The Prospect of Molecular Therapy for Neurologic Disease.
Speaker: David J. Segal, Ph.D., UC Davis Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, MIND Institute, School of Medicine

6/3/2015
Title: Current and Emerging Applications of Genomics in Cancer Medicine.
Speaker: Thomas Semrad, M.D., University of California, Davis, Internal Medicine.

5/6/2015
Title: Perturbations in Nucleic Acid Metabolism and Epigenetic, Regulation as an Underlying Cause of Auto-Immunity in Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome.
Speaker: Fred Chedin, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, Molecular and Cellular Biology.

4/1/2015
Title: Prader-Willi Syndrome: New Issues, New Treatments.
Speaker: Suzanne B. Cassidy, M.D., Professor, Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco

3/4/2015
Title: Mapping the Placental Methylome at the Interface of Genetics and Environment in Autism Risk
Speaker: Janine Lasalle, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, UC Davis Genome Center, UD Davis MIND Institute
Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. - Medical Education Building, Room 1341, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

2/4/2015
Title: The Role of Non-Coding DNA In Development and Disease
Speaker: Alex Nord, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Center for Neuroscience, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and Psychiatry, University of California, Davis
Time & Location: 12:00 P.M. - Medical Education Building, Room 2222, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

1/15/2015
Title: Haplotype Frequency Models: What They Are And Why They Matter
Speaker: Brian Browning, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, University of Washington

1/7/2015
Title: Integrating Genomics Into Newborn Screening: Ethical And Practical Implications
Speaker: Aaron J. Goldenberg Ph.D, M.P.H -  Assistant Professor of Bioethics, Assistant Director, Center For Genetic Research Ethics And Law Case Western Reserve University.

12/03/2014
Title: Human Genomics Seminar
Speaker: Frank R. Sharp, M.D.- Professor, Dept. of Neurology, UC Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis MIND Institute.

11/14/2014
Event: Genomic Forum & Genomic Agenda

11/5/2014
Title: The RASopathies: Novel Models of Germline Ras Pathway Dysregulation
Speaker: Kate Rauen, M.D., Ph.D - Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics Chief, Division of Genomic Medicine

10/9/2014
Title:  Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy In An Era Of Glucocorticoids: Updating The Natural History Through The CINRG DMD Natural History Study.
Speaker:  Erik Henricson, M.P.H.- Associate Director For Clinical Research; Department Of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; NIDRR Rehabilitation Research & Training Center In Neuromuscular Disease University Of California, Davis

7/10/2014
Title: Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: Clinical Course and a new Area of Research
Speaker:  Robert Weiss, M.D. - Professor of Medicine; Chief, Nephrology; VA Medical Center;
UC Davis Genome and Biomedical Sciences

6/6/2014
Title: Child With a 21q22 Deletion and Family History of Lynch Syndrome: Review of Medical and Ethical Issues.
Speaker: Kris Herman, M.D.- Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California at Davis Medical Center; Division of Medical Genetics
Speaker: Donna Walgenbach, MS, LCGC- Obstetrics and Gynecology; University of California at Davis Medical Center

5/16/2014
Title: MTHFR To Test or Not to Test?
Speaker: Liga Bivina, M.S., LCGC- Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genomic Medicine
UC Davis Medical Center, MIND Institute

5/2/20014
Title: New Disorders of ER Export Defects.
Speaker: Jinoh Kim, Ph.D.- Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics UC Davis Medical Center

4/18/2014
Title: Perinatal Palliative Care: What the Geneticist Needs to Know.
Speaker: Jennifer Cohen, M.D.- Palliative Medicine Fellow, UC Davis Medical Center

4/4/2014
Title: Exome Sequencing in Clinical Practice: Efficient Medical Diagnosis and Gene Discovery.
Speaker: Stanley Nelson, M.D.- Department of Human Genetics David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

3/21/2014
Title: Arginase Deficiency: Treatment Considerations –The Past, Present and Future.
Speaker: Chung Lee, M.D.- Biochemical Fellow; UCSF Medical Center

3/7/2014
Title: Broadening Spectrum of Mitochondrial Disorders.
Speaker: Pankaj Prasun, M.D.- Medical Biochemical Genetics Fellow Duke University

2/21/2014
Title: Injectable gene activation therapy for Angelman Syndrome.
Speaker: David Segal, Ph.D.- Associate Director of Genomics, Genome Center Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology & MIND Institute University of California, Davis

2/14/2014
Title: PTEN mutations Macrocephaly and Autism, a Review and Case Presentation.
Speaker: Barbara Friedman, M.D.- UC Davis Health System

1/17/2014
Title: The RASopathies: Genetics Syndromes of the RAS/MAPK pathway.
Speaker: Kate Rauen, M.D., Ph.D. - Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics Chief, Division of Genomic Medicine

9/13/2013  
Title: Non-Invasive Pre-Natal Trisomy Tests: What you Need to Know
Speaker: Laila Rhee Morris, M.S., L.C.G.C. - UC Davis Health System, Department of OBGYN
Speaker: Nicole Mans, M.S., L.C.G.C.- UC Davis Health System, Department of Pediatrics