Can-GARD hosts and co-sponsor special invited speakers series, rounds and symposiums.
Please see below for our 2019 schedules.

2019 Can-GARD/CCMG/CIHR National Grand Rounds – The Leading Strand Series

Note: All National Grand Rounds Seminars take place at 12noon
Weblink will also be provided for those who are unable to attend in person 

 

January 25, 2019
Clinical utility of RNA sequencing for rare disease and childhood cancer
James Dowling, MD, PhD
Senior Scientist, Genetics & Genome Biology Program
Neurologist, Department of Neurology, SickKids
&
Adam Shlien, PhD
Scientist, Genetics & Genome Biology Program
Associate Director, Translational Genetics Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, SickKids
Talk Location: Daniels Hollywood Theatre, SickKids, 555 University

 

February 22, 2019
Phenotyping with and without typing: Capturing and sharing RD data for the 21st century genetics clinic
Michael Brudno, PhD
Senior Scientist, Genetics & Genome Biology
Program Director, Centre for Computational Medicine, SickKids
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science,University of Toronto
Talk Location: Robert B Salter Auditorium, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

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March 29, 2019
Talk Title & Speaker TBA

April 26, 2019
FGF23-Mediated Hypophosphatemia: From Discovery to Therapy
Leanne Marie Ward MD FRCPC
Professor of Pediatrics,
Research Chair in Pediatric Bone Health. University of Ottawa
Medical Director, Pediatric Bone Health Clinical and Research Programs
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario
Talk Location: Event Room 3a/b, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

 

May 31, 2019
Identifying neural signaling networks in Autism
Karun Singh, PhD
Scientist and Neural Program Lead, Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
McMaster University
Talk Location: Robert B Salter Auditorium, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

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June 28, 2019
Implementation of clinical genomic DNA methylation testing for patients with neurodevelopmental presentations and congenital anomalies
Bekim Sadikovic, PhD
Associate Professor, Western University, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London
&
Deanna Alexis Carere, ScD, C/CGC
Genome Analyst, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine London Health Sciences Centre