All seminars will take place on Fridays from 1:00 - 2:00 in room 5150 of Tulane University School of Medicine unless otherwise noted.

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September 9, 2016

"Advances in Molecular Cytogenetics: A Brief Review"

Cytogenetics Lab Director Candidate

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September 16, 2016

"Phelan-McDermid Syndrome"

Katy Phelan, PhD
Associate Professor
Hayward Genetics Center
Florida Cancer Specialists
Founder, Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation

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September 23, 2016

"Extranuclear Estrogenic Signaling in Cardiovascular Disease"

Sarah Lindsey, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Tulane University School of Medicine

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September 30, 2016

"Resources and Strategies for Successful Literature Searching and Utilization"

Keith Pickett, MLIS
Research Support, Web Resources and Educational Librarian
Tulane University
Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences

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October 7, 2016

Joint seminar with Psychiatry

Humberto Nicolini, MD, PhD

Bioinnovation Center, 1441 Canal Street

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October 14, 2016

"Prostate Cancer: A New Genetic Perspective"

Elisa Marie Ledet, PhD
Post Doctoral Fellow
Tulane University
Cancer Center

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October 28, 2016

Reports from ASHG Meetings

Hayward Genetics Faculty

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November 4, 2016

"Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease in African Americans: Race, Genetics, and Environment"

Keith Ferdinand, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Tulane Heart and Vascular Institute
Tulane University School of Medicine

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November 11, 2016

"Ketogenic diet in therapy resistant epilepsy"

Kristel Vande Kerckhove
Registered Metabolic Dietician
University of Ziekenhuis Leuva
Department of Pediatrics

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November 18, 2016


Erik Flemington
Professor of Pathology
Zimmerman Professor of Cancer Research
Program Director, Cancer Genetics
Director, Cancer Crusaders Bioinformatics Core
Tulane Cancer Center Program Member

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December 2, 2016

Sangkyu Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor
Center for Aging
Department of Medicine

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December 9, 2016


Jeffrey Han, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine

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