2014 GCTP Alumni Research Symposium

August 1, 2014

Meeting room with participantsOn August 1, 2014, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) sponsored the 2014 Genetic Counseling Training Program (GCTP) Alumni Research Symposium - held in Building 31, Conference Room 6C6 on the NIH's main campus in Bethesda, Md. 

The goals of the symposium were to:

  • To highlight genetic counseling practice-related research.
  • To discuss design and implementation of studies on integration of new technologies.
  • To advance the role of genetic counseling-led research related to clinical practice.
  • To recognize the accomplishments of our alumni.
      
 
  Topic Speaker(s)
1 Welcome and Introductions
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Barbara Biesecker, Ph.D.
NHGRI

Lori Erby, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
2 Participant Introductions
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All Participants
3 Opening Remarks
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Barbara Biesecker, Ph.D.
NHGRI
4 Parental decision-making for children enrolled in exome sequencing research
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Julie Sapp, Sc.M, C.G.C.
NHGRI

Danielle Dong, Sc.M., C.G.C.
Genzyme Corporation
5 The BabySeq Project: Genome Sequencing for Childhood Risk and Newborn Illness
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Sarah Kalia, Sc.M., C.G.C.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
6

Participant Experiences Receiving Genome Sequencing Results

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Katie Lewis, Sc.M.
NHGRI
7 Understanding Baseline Engagement with Genome Sequencing in the ClinSeq® Genomic Sequencing Study
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Gillian Hooker, Ph.D., Sc.M.
NextGXDX
8 Exploring parental views about the role of parents in research on their own child's condition
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Leila Jamal, Sc.M., C.G.C.
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
9 Discussion of presentations collectively
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All Participants
10 Research Design and Implementation Working Groups
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All Participants
11 The Role of Uncertainty in Coping Efficacy: The Experience of Parents of Children with Undiagnosed Medical Conditions 
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Ellen McNamara, Sc.M.
NHGRI
12 Genetic Counseling in a High Volume Radiology Clinic
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Jessica Salamone, Sc.M., Ph.D.
Elizabeth Wende Breast Care
13 Adaptation to living with a BRCA1/2 mutation in carriers and their partners
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Rachel Shapira, Sc.M.
St. Joseph's Hospital of Orange
14 Collective Discussion of Presentations
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All Participants
15 Success with R21/PCORI Grants
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Holly Peay, Ph.D.
Parent Project for Muscular Dystrophy

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Last Updated: August 15, 2014