FALL 2013 - SPRING 2014
Wednesdays | 3 PM | Meyer 1-191 | The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Each lecture is preceded by a short presentation by a young scientist.
Dimitri Avramopoulos, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Psychiatry
"Genetics of schizophrenia"
Joel Kleinman, MD, PhD
Associate Director, Clinical Sciences
"Genetic variation and alternative transcripts in human brain development and schizophrenia"
Schahram Akbarian, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience,
"Epigenetic Regulation in the Developing and Diseased Human Brain"
Preben Bo Mortesen, Dr.Med.Sc
Professor, Head of Centre, Aarhus University, Denmark
"iPSYCH: Searching for Genetic and Environmental Causes of Schizophrenia and Other Mental Disorders"
Fuller Torrey, MD
Executive Director of the Stanley Medical Research Institute
"Schizophrenia: Why It Is the Strangest Disease"
Cancelled due to inclement weather
Phil Hayden, PhD
Annetta and Gustav Grisard Professor and
"Therapeutic opportunities provided by glial targets"
Danielle Fallin, PhD
Sylvia and Harold Halpert Professor and Chair
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
"Genetic and Epigenetic Epidemiology of Mental Health Disorders"
Elaine Walker, PhD
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
|"Stress and Developmental Trajectories to Psychosis"|
Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Psychiatric Genomics
Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience, and Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
"Advances in Schizophrenia Genomics"