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Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Evenings with Genetics

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About Evenings With Genetics

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Evenings with Genetics is a seminar series about genetics and your family’s health. This series offers the most current information on care and research for many genetic conditions and is open to the public.

Our goal is to highlight the advances in genetic research as well as encourage networking within our community.

The Evenings with Genetics seminars are sponsored by the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children Hospital.

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Upcoming Webinars

"An Introduction to SPARK and Genetics 101: How Information from Genetic Testing Helps Our Understanding of Autism"

Learn about the SPARK study and the genetics of autism with Dr. Robin Kochel, Ph.D. and Dr. Chaya Murali, M.D., FACMG

When: Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020
10 a.m. - NOON CST

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“Noninvasive prenatal testing [NIPT] for chromosomal and single-gene disorders”

This seminar will focus on the technology behind NIPT, as well as its benefits, limitations, and applications during pregnancy.

Speakers: 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

When: Tuesday, Nov. 24 from 7 - 8:15 p.m.

How: This webinar will be on Zoom and you can join on your computer, ipad or phone. A zoom link will be sent the day before the seminar to all those who have registered. This webinar will be recorded. 

Registration is free but required. Register Online 

Genetics Webinar Series for Health Professionals:
“Children with Growth Problems: When to Assess for a Genetic Cause” 

Monday, Dec. 7 at Noon
Presenters: Dr. Carlos Bacino, professor of molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., L.P.C., UT Texas Center for Disability Studies.
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"Tuberous Sclerosis Complex"

When: Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, 7-8:15 p.m.

Speaker: Rohini Coorg, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics-neurology, Baylor College of Medicine

How: This webinar will be on Zoom and you can join on your computer, ipad or phone. A zoom link will be sent the day before the seminar to all those who have registered. This webinar will be recorded. 

Registration is free but required. Register Online

Children's Book Read-Along

Favorite children’s books read by family members and friends of our faculty and staff along with their pets.

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