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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.


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


  • Past Seminars

  • October 7, 2019, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    A Multi-Omic View of Exercise Response 

    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

  • April 4, 2019, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Population Neuroscience: Child developmental research in the Generation R Study

    Henning Tiemeier, M.D., Ph.D.
    Professor of Social and Behavioral Science and the 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

  • October 10, 2018, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
    Informing the Translation of Genetic and Genomic Information with Communication Research

    Kimberly Kaphingst
    Professor, Communication
    University of Utah

  • April 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    23andMe's Customer-Powered Research

    Joanna Mountain, Ph.D.
    Senior Director of Research, 23andMe
  • October 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    Integrating Genetics and Social Science: The Promises of Polygenic Scores

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

  • March 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    An exercise trial targeting African-American women with MetS and at increased risk for breast cancer

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

  • March 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Infusing health communication into parental decision making related to genomic sequencing in newborns and young children: The NC NEXUS Study

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

Last updated: October 8, 2019