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Social and Behavioral Research Branch Seminar Series

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The Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) Seminar Series is a semi-annual lecture. Its purpose is to bring distinguished researchers whose work sits at the interaction of genomics and the social and behavioral sciences to speak to the NIH community.

Upcoming Seminars

Past Seminars

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National Institutes of Health
Building 50, First Floor Conference Room (Room 1227/1233)

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Upcoming Seminars


Past Seminars

Developing alternative cancer genomic care delivery models with an Equity Lens

April 1, 2024, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET 

Anita Kinney, Ph.D., RN
Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Director, Center for Cancer Health Equity
School of Public Heath, Rutgers University
Associate Director for Cancer Health Equity and Engagement
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey


A Multi-Omic View of Exercise ResponseĀ 

October 7, 2019, 10:00 - 11:00 AM ET

Molly Bray, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Nutritional Sciences
Professor and Susan T. Jastrow Chair for Excellence in Nutritional Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin


Population Neuroscience: Child developmental research in the Generation R Study

April 4, 2019, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Henning Tiemeier, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Social and Behavioral Science
Summer and Esther Feidberg Chair in Maternal and Child Health at Harvard School of Public Health
Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands


Informing the Translation of Genetic and Genomic Information with Communication Research

October 10, 2018, 9:30 - 11:00 AM ET

Kimberly Kaphingst, Sc.D.
Professor, Communication
University of Utah


23andMe's Customer-Powered Research

April 18, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00 AM ET

Joanna Mountain, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Research, 23andMe


Integrating Genetics and Social Science: The Promises of Polygenic ScoresĀ 

October 23, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 AM ET

Jeremy Freese, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Stanford University


An exercise trial targeting African-American women with MetS and at increased risk for breast cancerĀ 

March 8, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 AM ET

Lucile Adams-Campbell, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Minority Health & Health Disparities Research
Professor of Oncology
Lombardy Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University

* Video for this seminar is not available

Infusing health communication into parental decision making related to genomic sequencing in newborns and young children: The NC NEXUS Study

March 28, 2016, 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET

Megan Lewis, Ph.D.
Program Director, Patient & Family Engagement Research
RTI International


Request an Accommodation

Sign language interpreting and CART services are available upon request to participate in this event. Individuals needing either of these services and/or other reasonable accommodations should contact Britny Kish at britny.kish@nih.gov, 240-381-1283. Requests should be made at least five days in advance. To access Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS), call 711. 

Last updated: May 17, 2024