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6th Human Genetics in NYC Conference

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

 6th Human Genetics in NYC Conference

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Oct 3, 2018 Free $0.00
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Oct 3, 2018 $10.00 $0.00

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6th Human Genetics in New York City

(421 East 26th Street, Charles S. Hirsch Center for Forensic Sciences)


Conference Leaders/Moderators:

Barbara Sampson, MD, PhD, The Office of Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York
Yingying Tang, MD, PhD, The Office of Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York
Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD, The Rockefeller University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Bruce D. Gelb, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
David Goldstein, PhD, Columbia University


October 3, 2018

8:30 am to 9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

Morning Presentations

9:00 am to 9:10 am Opening Remarks
 

Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD
Investigator, HHMI, Professor, St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, The Rockefeller University

 

Barbara Sampson, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Examiner, The Office of Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York (OCME)

9:10 am to 9:25 am

Short Presentation
“Pushing the Limits of DNA Identifications: A City Challenged”
Mark Desire
Assistant Director, Forensic Biology Laboratory, OCME

9:25 am to 10:15 am

Keynote Address
Aravinda Chakravarti, PhD

Director, Center for Human Genetics and Genomics, NYU Langone Health

10:15 am to 10:45 am

Break and Posters

10:45 am to 12:15 pm

Moderated by Yingying Tang, MD, PhD, Molecular Genetics Lab in OCME

Session 1: Human Genetics in Public Health: From Prenatal to Postmortem

“Chromosomal Mosaicism in Humans: Clinical Implications for Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing”
Brynn Levy, PhD
Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology at CUMC; Director, Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory; Co-Director, Division of Personalized Genomic Medicine College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center & the New York Presbyterian Hospital

“Newborn Screening for SCID: Successes and Surprises”
Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles, MD, PhD
Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, The David S Gottesman Professor
The Immunology Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine


“Carrier Screening”
Lisa Edelmann, PhD
Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Postmortem Testing and Family Counseling”
Nori Williams, MS, Certified Genetic Counselor
Molecular Genetics Laboratory, OCME

12:15 pm to 1:45 pm

Lunch, tours and posters

Afternoon Presentations

1:45 pm to 3:05 pm

Moderated by David Goldstein, PhD, CUMC

 

Session 2: Tools to Understand Human Genome


“Optimizing the Interpretation of Clinical Exomes”
Vimla Aggarwal MBBS, FACMG
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology (in the Institute for Genomic Medicine) Columbia University Medical Center

“Data Integration: From Human Genome to Disease Risk”
Zhengdong Zhang, PhD
Associate Professor of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

“Detect and Assign Pathogenicity to Genetic Variations”
Yuval Itan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

3:05 pm to 3:45 pm

Break and Posters

3:45 pm to 5:15 pm

Moderated by Bruce D. Gelb, MD,MSSM

 Session 3: Human Genetics in Common Diseases

“The Landscape of Horizontal Pleiotropy Amongst Human Genetic Variation”
Ron Do, PhD
Assistant Professor in Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

“A Monogenic but Common Cause of Human Tuberculosis”
Stephanie Boisson-Dupuis, PhD
Senior Research Associate, Casanova Laboratory, St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, The Rockefeller University

“Genetics of Epilepsy"
Tristan T. Sands, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology Division of Child Neurology & Institute for Genomic Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center New York Presbyterian Hospital

"ALS Genomics”
Sahar Gelfman, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
, the Institute for Genomic Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center

 5:15 pm to 5:25 pm

Closing Remarks
Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD
Investigator, HHMI, Professor, St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, The Rockefeller University


Barbara Sampson, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Examiner, The Office of Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York (OCME)

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Charles S. Hirsch Center for Forensic Sciences, The Office of Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York
421 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10016

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)


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