Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

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Adult Neurogenetic Conditions
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 7 – 8:15 p.m.
Dr. Laurie Robak and Jamie Fong, MS, CGC
This webinar will focus on the adult neurogenetics clinic at Baylor College of Medicine and provide information about genetics and management of associated conditions, including dementia, Parkinson’s disease, ataxias, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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COVID 19 and Rare Diseases
Tuesday, Nov. 16, 7 – 8:15 p.m.
Dr. Michael Wangler
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Precision Medicine and Heart Disease 
Tuesday, Dec. 14, 7 – 8:15 p.m.
Dr. Christie Ballantyne
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Genetics and Autism
Tuesday, Jan. 11, 7 – 8:15 p.m.
Drs. Chaya Murali and Robert Voigt
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2021

Date: Sept. 21
Topic: Genetics and Care of People with Monogenic Diabetes
Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Posey, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine; Dr. Mustafa Tosur, assistant professor of pediatrics - diabetes and endocrinology at Baylor; Dr. Ruchi Gaba, assistant professor of medicine - endocrinology at Baylor.

Date: May 11
Topic: Genetics and Care for Inherited Renal Disorders
Speakers: Ali Gharavi M.D., chief of division of nephrology, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and Jay Meltzer Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Reza Bekheirnia, M.D., FACMG, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics and pediatrics – section of pediatric renal at Baylor College of Medicine and director of renal genetics clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital; Andre Weinstock Ph.D., M.S.A.S. Alport Foundation

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

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
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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
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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
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Date: Jan. 26
Topic: “Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) Genetic Testing: What you should know”
Speaker: Daniel Riconda, MS, CGC, associate professor of molecular and human genetics and Program Director of the Genetic Counseling Program in the School of Health Professions at Baylor College of Medicine
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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.
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2020

Date: Dec. 8
Topic: "Tuberous Sclerosis Complex"
Presenter:  Rohini Coorg, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics-neurology, Baylor College of Medicine
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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
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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: 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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Past Seminar - TMC News: When Huntington's Disease Runs in Your Family

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