The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities at UNC
Search
The Carolina Institute includes:

education
« Back to Education Overview

Postdoc Seminar Series

Clinical Syndromes and Disorders
T32 Postdoc Seminar Series


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities

Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 Syllabus  Download this schedule
Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Syllabus Download this schedule
Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Syllabus Download this schedule
Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Syllabus Download this schedule
Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Syllabus Download this schedule
Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Syllabus Download this schedule


Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

PURPOSE
This seminar will review the epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental syndromes and disorders. Topics will range from single gene (e.g. fragile X syndrome and tuberous sclerosis) to complex genetic (e.g., autism, schizophrenia), to environmental disorders with varied phenotypes, pathogenetic mechanisms and treatments.

TIME AND LOCATION  
Wednesdays, 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Autism Building off Smith Level Road, 2nd floor conference room
Address: 100 Renee Lynne Court, Carrboro*

COURSE DIRECTORS  
Joe Piven, M.D. and Ben Philpot, Ph.D.


Coordinators: Katrina Martin, Ph.D., Jeffrey Stirman, Ph.D., Meghan Swanson, Ph.D.,
Shanna Resendez, Ph.D., Mark Shen, Ph.D., and Michael Sidorov, Ph.D.



Sept 3: Overview of Autism
Joseph Piven, M.D.
Thomas E. Castelloe Distinguished Professor of
Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology
Director, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities

Oct 1: Sensory – Motor Development and Autism
Grace Baranek, Ph.D.
Professor; Associate Chair for Research
Division of Occupational Science

Oct 22: Treatment of Autism
Robert Christian, M.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychiatry

Oct 29: Epidemiological Studies of Autism
Julie Daniels, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Maternal and Child Health; Associate Professor Epidemiology

Nov 5: Psycho-Educational Interventions for Autism
Sam Odom, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of the Frank Porter Graham
Child Development Institute

Nov 12 : Neuropsychological Basis of Autism
Gabriel Dichter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology;
Director, Clinical Affective Neuroscience Lab

Dec 3: Identification of genes in autism and schizophrenia
Patrick F. Sullivan, MD, FRANZCP
Distinguished Professor of Genetics
Director, Psychiatric Genomics Professor, Psychiatry
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Foreign Adjunct Professor, Karolinska Institute

Jan 7: Molecular Biology of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
William Snider, M.D.
Director and Professor,
Neuroscience Research Center

Feb 4:  Moving from a good idea to an FDA approved drug: Our experience with oxytocin
Linmarie Sikich, M.D.
Associate Professor and Director
Adolescent and School-age Psychiatric Intervention Research Program (ASPIRE)

Feb 11:  Oxytocin
Cort A. Pedersen, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobiology
Department of Psychiatry

Mar 4: Pre-natal Cocaine Effects
Philip Zeskind, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Neurodevelopmental Research
Levine Children's Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center

Mar 25: Turner Syndrome 
Rebecca Knickmeyer-Santelli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychiatry
Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, Duke University School of Medicine

Apr 8: Schizophrenia  
Aysenil Belger, Ph.D.
Professor; Director of Neuroimaging Research
Department of Psychiatry

Apr 15: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome  Scott Parnell, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

Apr 22: Angelman Syndrome and Prader-Willi Syndrome Anne Wheeler, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor,
Department of Psychiatry

Apr 29: Lysosomal Storage Disorder
Muge Gucsavas-Calikoglu, M.D., MPH
Associate Professor,
Department of Pediatrics; Division of Genetics and Metabolism

May 6 : Chromosomal Micro Deletions Syndromes
Muge Gucsavas-Calikoglu, M.D., MPH
Associate Professor,
Department of Pediatrics; Division of Genetics and Metabolism

May 20: Fragile X Overview
Heather Hazlett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychiatry

May 27 : Neurofibromatosis and Tuberculosis (TB)
Robert Greenwood, M.D.
Professor,
Department of Neurology and Pediatrics

*DIRECTIONS: 
From campus or Hwy 54, 15-501 South/Hwy 54 Bypass West (traveling towards Carrboro).  
Take Merritt Mill Rd. exit (just past Laurel Ridge Apartments); 
Take left at top of ramp on Merritt Mill Road.  
Take a left on Smith Level Road at the stoplight at bottom of hill. 
 Go past 4 lights and at next block turn right on Rock Haven Rd.  
Take first Left onto Renee Lynne Court; building is on right at 100 Renee Lynne Court.









top


Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Copyright 2017 The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities
Home  |  Services  |  Education  |  Research  |  For Families  |  About Us  |  Support The Institute  |  Contact Us  |