Medical Genetics Seminars


May 10
"Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening at UW: Harnessing the Power of A Homegrown Assay"
Teodora Kolarova headshot photo
May 17
Dual session with 30 minute presentations each
Al Conner headshot photo
Arthur Lenahan headshot photo
May 24
“Advancing Genomic Technologies for Insights into Cancer Genome Structure and Function”
Chia-Lin Wei headshot photo


Seminar speakers include local faculty, trainees, and external invited guests. Topics include review of current clinical advances in medical genetics and genomic technologies.

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  • Every Friday 12:30-1:30pm in Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters.
  • Held in person in HSB K-069 and via Zoom, Register in Advance

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Jan 26
"Talk Title TBD"
Kathryn Gray headshot
Jan 19
“The Impact of Genomics on Cancer Predisposition Knowledge and Patient Care”
Sharon Plon headshot
Jan 12
“Precision Medicine Research with American Indian and Alaska Native Communities”
Susan Trinidad headshot
Jan 5
“Non-Coding Mechanisms of Retinal Development and Disease”
Tim Cherry headshot
Dec 15
"Whole Exome Sequencing (WES): Challenges in Everyday Practice"
Sirisak Chanprasert, MD
Nov 17
"Improving Access to Cancer Genetic Testing at Diagnosis of Cancer"
Marianne Dubard-Gault, MD
Oct 27
“The Genetics of Pediatric Surgical Epilepsy Disorders: Successes, Challenges and Future Avenues”
Ghayda Mirzaa headshot
Oct 20
“iPSC SGE: Assessing Variant Effects in Differentiated Cell Types at Scale”
Vitruvian Man
Oct 13
“Applications of pangenomes: allele-specific copy number variation maps with ctyper”
Mark Chaisson headshot