Iowa Institute of Human Genetics

  • Careers in Genetics Information Day

    Tentative Schedule of Events

    Time Activity/Speaker Location
    8:15 AM Meet Carver Biomedical Research Building
    8:25-9:15 AM The Intersection of Genetic Counseling and Molecular Genetics

    Colleen Campbell, PhD, MS, CGC
    Assistant Director, Iowa Institute for Human Genetics
    Carver Biomedical Research Building
    9:15-9:35 AM The Role of Diagnostic Testing Laboratories in Personalized Genomic Medicine

    Carla Nishimura
    Administrator, Iowa Institute of Human Genetics
    Research Manager, Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories
    Carver Biomedical Research Building
    9:35-9:55 AM Development and Implementation of Diagnostic Testing for Personalized Genetic Medicine

    M. Adela Mansilla, MS, PhD
    Research Scientist, Clinical Division
    Carver Biomedical Research Building
    10:00-10:25 AM What is Bioinformatics? & Data Center Tour
      
    Thomas Bair, PhD
    Director, Bioinformatics Division 
    Carver Biomedical Research Building
    10:25-10:45 AM Information Technology Needs of Genetics

    Srinivas Maddhi
    Senior Systems Administrator, Iowa Institute of Human Genetics
    Carver Biomedical Research Building
    11:00-11:30 AM   
    The Life of a Genetic Researcher

    Anne Kwitek, PhD
    Associate Director, Iowa Institute for Human Genetics
    Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Internal Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
    Kelch Conference Room
    11:30-12:30 PM
    Panel Discussion and Lunch     
    Kelch Conference Room
    12:30-1:00 PM     Unemployed in San Francisco - Now What?

    Stephen Gunstream
    Chief Commercial Officer, Integrated DNA Technologies
    Eckstein Medical Research Building
    1:10-1:55 PM Managing a DNA Sequencing Facility and Facility Tour

    Kevin Knudtson, PhD
    Director, DNA Facility
    Eckstein Medical Research Building
    2:05-2:20 PM
    Lab Tour

    Carla Nishimura
    Administrator, Iowa Institute of Human Genetics
    Research Manager, Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories
    5th Floor Carver Biomedical Research Building
    2:25-2:50PM           Life as a Physician-Scientist

    Oleg Shchlochkov, MD
    Clinical Geneticist, Iowa Institute for Human Genetics
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Medical Genetics
    Medical Education Research Facility
    2:50-3:00 PM Wrap Up Medical Education Research Facility