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2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series
Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00p
Irving Institute Classrooms 405A&B, PH-10
Register by emailing Alex Fedotov, avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu

Date Topic Instructor Videos
1/08/2015 Introduction  Wendy Chung, MD,PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC video
1/15/2015 Genetics of complex traits Rudolph Leibel, MD Christopher J. Murphy Memorial Professor of Diabetes Research Head, Division of Molecular Genetics Co-Director, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, CUMC video
1/22/2015 Introduction to genetic epidemiology  Ruth Ottman, PhD Professor of Epidemiology, Deputy Director for Research, G.H. Sergievsky Center, CUMC video
1/29/2015 Genetic imprinting Benjamin Tycko, MD, PhD Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Institute for Cancer Genetics & Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's disease and the Aging Brain, CUMC video
2/05/2015 Family history evaluation/patterns of inheritance/genetic counseling    Wendy Chung, MD,PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC video
2/12/2015 Anatomy of the gene Wendy Chung, MD,PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC video
2/19/2015 Cytogenetics-clinical aspects including microdeletion syndrome Kwame Anyane-Yeboa, MD Professor of Pediatrics, Interim Director Division of Clinical Genetics, CUMC video
2/26/2015 Cytogenetics-laboratory aspects including chromosome microarrays Brynn Levy, PhD Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Director, Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory, Co-Director Personalized Genomic Medicine, CUMC video
3/05/2015 Molecular methods Wendy Chung, MD,PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC video
3/12/2015 Next generation sequencing Peter Nagy, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, CUMC video
3/19/2015 Class canceled Class canceled  
3/26/2015 No Class No Class  
4/02/2015 Putting it together: How to order/ read a genetic test report-problem based Wendy Chung, MD,PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC video
4/09/2015 Introduction to mouse genetics/model organisms Timothy Bestor, PhD Professor of Genetics and Development, CUMC video
4/16/2015 Systems biology Andrea Califano, PhD Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical Systems Biology, Chair, Dept of Systems Biology, Director, JP Sulzberger Columbia Genome Center, Associate Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, CUMC video
4/23/2015 The Dische Lecture: Personal Genomes, Clan Genomics, and the Clinical Implementation of Genome Analyses to understand disease James R. Lupski, MD, PhD, DSc(hon), Cullen Professor Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine  
4/30/2015 Proteomic/metabolics as biomarkers of disease Jonathan Barasch, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology, CUMC video
5/07/2015 Class canceled Class canceled  
5/14/2015 Stem cell biology and regenerative medicine Lori Sussel, PhD Associate Professor of Genetics and Development in the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, CUMC video
5/21/2015 Precision Medicine in Fetal Testing Ronald Wapner, MD Professor of Obstetrics & Gynocology video
5/28/2015 Imaging of biomarkers of disease Chaitanya Divgi, MD Professor of Clinical Radiology, Director of the PET center, CUMC video
6/04/2015 Reproductive Genetics and PGD (pregnancy loss) Brynn Levy, PhD Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Director, Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory, Co-Director Personalized Genomic Medicine, CUMC video
6/11/2015 Genetics of kidney diseases: a model for complex trait genetics Ali Gharavi, MD Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Nephrology, CUMC video
6/18/2015 Systems Biology of Cancer Andrea Califano, PhD Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical Systems Biology, Chair, Dept of Systems Biology, Director, JP Sulzberger Columbia Genome Center, Associate Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, CUMC video
6/25/2015 Mitochondrial Genetics Michio Hirano, MD Associate Professor of Neurology, Co-Director Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic video
7/02/2015 Tools of bioinformatics Slave Petrovski, BSc(Hons), BIS, PhD.  Title - Associate Research Scientist in the Institute for Genomic Medicine, CUMC video
7/09/2015 Cancer Genetics  Wendy Chung, MD,PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC video
7/16/2016 Cancer Genetics: Risk assessment and modeling Mary Beth Terry, PhD Professor of Epidemiology, CUMC video
7/23/2015 Cancer cytogenetics Vandavalli Murty, PhD Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology, CUMC video
7/30/2015 Molecular oncology Mahesh M. Mansukhani,MD Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology, CUMC video
8/06/2015 Pharmacogenetics - Basics and clinical implications David Goldstein, PhD,Professor of Genetics and Development, Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine, CUMC video
8/13/2015 Neurogenetics Jahannaz Dastgir, MD Assistant Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology Pediatrics, CUMC  
8/20/2015 Cardiac genetics  Wendy Chung, MD,PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC video
8/27/2015 Class canceled Class canceled video
9/03/2015 Genetics of Diabetes Wendy Chung, MD,PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC video
9/10/2015 Genetics of autoimmune disorders Robert Winchester,MD Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Medicine, CUMC video
9/17/2015 Genetics of skin diseases Angela Christiano, PhD Associate Professor of Molecular Dermatology, CUMC video
9/24/2015 Genetics of hearing loss Erik Waldman,MD Clinical Director, Pediatric Cochlear Implants, Director of OTO/H&NS Medical Student Education, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology/H&NS, CUMC video
10/01/2015 Genetic screening: Newborn screening as an example Wendy Chung, MD,PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC video
10/08/2015 Genetics of epilepsy Eric Heizen-Cox, PhD Assistant Professor, Institute for Genomics Medicine, CUMC video
10/15/2015 Inborn errors of metabolism Alejandro Iglesias, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Medical Genetics Residency Program, CUMC video
10/22/2015 Therapeutic approaches in Precision Medicine Stephen Tsang, MD, PhD Lazlo Z Bito Associate Professor of Opthalmology, Pathology and Cell Biology, CUMC video
10/29/2015 Neurogenetics: Genetics of neurodegenerative diseases Jill Goldman, MS, Mphil, Genetic Counselor at The Center for Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders, CUMC video
11/05/2015 Patient decision support/genetic counseling Rita Kukafka, MA, Dr.PH Associate Professor of Clinical Biomedical Informatics and Clinical Sociomedical Sciences, CUMC video
11/12/2015 Immunodeficiencies  Yesim Yilmaz Demirdag, MD Director of Immunodeficiency Clinic, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, CUMC video
11/19/2015 Health Economics Elena Elkin, PhD Associate Attending Outcomes Research Scientist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College video
12/03/2015 Care of the pregnant diabetic: Precision Medicine potential for both mother and child Ronald Wapner, MD Professor of Obstetrics & Gynocology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, CUMC video
12/10/2015 Genetics and the law Harold Edgar, LLB Julius Silver Professor of Law, Science and Technology, Director of the Program in Law, Science and Technology at Columbia University School of Law  
12/17/2015 ELSI issues/Conclusion to the course Paul Appelbaum, MD Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Division of Psychiatry, Law, and Ethics, Department of Psychiatry, CUMC; Wendy Chung, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC