Columbia University Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics

Previous Events


Internal Medicine Genetics Case Studies:“Novel or old cause of a pediatric inflammatory immune disorder?”

Joshua Milner, MD
Professor of Pediatrics in IGM,
Director, Div. of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, CUIMC
NYP, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

May 5th, 2022

“Monogenic atopic disorders informing common allergy genetics and pathogenesis”

Joshua Milner, MD
Professor of Pediatrics in IGM,
Director, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology ,
Chief, Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Services NYP, Morgan Stanley Children Hospital

April 13th,2022

“The genetic causes of Hirschsprung aganglionosis”

Aravinda Chakravarti, PhD
Director, Center for Human Genetics and Genomics,
Professor, Institute, for System Genetics,
Departments of Medicine, Neuroscience & Physiology,
New York University School of Medicine

March 16th,2022

“Development of interictal neural networks: implications for epilepsy therapeutics”

Jennifer Gelinas, MD, PhD
Assistant professor of neurology in IGM and the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center

Wednesday, January 19th,2022

“Cerebral Palsy Genetics”

Halie May, MS, CGC

Thursday, January 13th,2022

“Elucidating variants and mutation that mechanistically contribute to cell state implementation”

Dr. Andrea Califano
Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology,
Departments of Systems Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Biomedical Informatics, Medicine, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center Chair, Columbia Department of Systems Biology
Director, JP Sulzberger Columbia Genome Center
Co-Leader, Precision Oncology and Systems Biology Program, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

January 11th,2022

“How to Integrate Genetics into Internal Medicine Practice”

CME course on Medical Genetics for Internal Medicine
The goal of this one-day course is to update internists on the current state of genomic medicine and to guide the implementation of genomic medicine into everyday healthcare.

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Internal Medicine Genetics Case Studies

“Genetics of Interstitial Lung Disease” Claire McGroder, MD
Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow in the Department of Medicine
Kelsie Bogyo, MS, CGC

Thursday, September 30th

“Population genetics in an era of genomic health”

Dr. Eimear Kenny,
Founding Director of the Institute for Genomic Health and Associate Professor of Medicine and Genetics at Mount Sinai

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Internal Medicine Genetics Case Studies

“The Utility of Genetic Testing in CKD of Unknown Etiology: A case example” Natalie Vena, MS,CGC
Felicia Russo, BS

Thursday, September 16th

Internal Medicine Genetics Case Studies

“Embryo Testing for Single Gene Disorders” Sinem Karipcin, MD
Director of the Pre-Pregnancy Genetics Program
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Thursday, June 10th

“Human genome integrity, gene dosage & genomic medicine”

James R. Lupski, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc
Cullen Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics
Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Friday, May 14th, 2021

Internal Medicine Genetics Case Studies

Farhana Latif
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

April 29th, 2021

“Genetics of IgA system and IgA nephropathy”

Krzysztof Kiryluk, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology, Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

“Genetics of IgA system and IgA nephropathy”

Krzysztof Kiryluk, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology, Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

“Complement and the Kidney: A Look at Genetic TMA and C3G”

Mark Elliot, MD, FRCPC

April 15, 2021

“Gentics Case Series -
Pathology Edition”

Dina Ahram, PhD
Fellow, ABMGG

April 1, 2021

“Drawing reproducible conclusions from observational clinical data with OHDSI”

George Hripcsak
Vivian Beaumont Allen Professor of Biomedical Informatics,
Chair Department of Biomedical Informatics Columbia University

Tuesday, March 23 , 2021

“A Case of Familial Proteinuria”

Speakers: Hilda Fernandez, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (in Pediatrics) and Marissa Lipton, MD, Clinical Fellow, PGY-6

Thursday, March 18th

Internal Medicine Genetics Case Studies

“A Complex Case of Proteinuria and Painful Nodules”

Jordan Nestor, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology

Thursday, February 25th, 8:30-9:30am

Internal Medicine Genetics Case Studies

“Tailoring a genomics workup for transplant donors and recipients”

Ali Gharavi
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Director, Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics

Thursday, February 4th, 8:30-9.30am

“Genetics of autism”

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Yufeng Shen
Associate Professor of Systems Biology and Biomedical Informatics,
Department of Systems Biology Columbia University

"Genetic workup for a patient with hepatic adenoma: learning about MODY and liver."

January 21, 2021

Xiao-Fei_Kong, MD, PhD

"Implementing Genomics into Clinical Care: Prospects and Challenges"

Columbia Genomics Seminar Series

Ali Gharavi
Jay Meltzer Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Director, Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics

January 14, 2021

Sponsored by: The Irving Institute Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design Resource (BERD)

Functional variation in the human genome: Lessons from the transcriptome

December 14, 2020

Tuuli Lappalainen, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Systems Biology, Columbia University
Core Faculty Member, New York Genome Center


Internal Medicine Genetics Case Studies Series

November 12th, 2020

Severe cystic kidney disease in newborn with family history of ADPKD is presented by Thomas Hays, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics.


Knockoff Statistics for Causal Gene Discovery in Complex Diseases?

Dr. Iuliana Ionita-Laza, PhD

Nov 24, 2020


"Understanding the Role of Somatic Mutations in Adult- Onset Inflammatory Diseases."

Sept 29th, 2020

David Beck, MD, PhD
Clinical Genetics Fellow, Medical Genetics and Genomics Residency Program, NIH

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CME course on Medical Genetics for Internal Medicine

"How to Integrate Genetics into Internal Medicine Practice"

Oct 7th & 8th, 2020

The goal of this two-day course is to update internists on the current state of genomic medicine and techniques to integrate genetics into medical practice.

Register for this course


Renal Genetics Case Studies Series

"What to do when genetic testing is negative"

Sept 17th, 2020


Renal Genetics Case Studies Series

June 18th, 2020

"A Young Man with Proteinuria and Hearing Loss"


"What drives the dependence of human germline mutation rates on sex, age, and time?"

Jun 10, 2020

Dr. Molly Przeworski. Joining the CUIMC community in congratulation Dr. Przeworski on election to the National Academy of Sciences.

CME course on Medical Genetics for Internal Medicine

How to Integrate Genetics into Internal Medicine Practice

May 21st, 2020

The goal of this one-day course is to update internists on the current state of genomic medicine and to guide the implementation of genomic medicine into everyday healthcare at CUIMC.


Renal Genetics Case Studies Series

May 7th, 2020

“Beyond the Biopsy: Electrolyte Imbalances in Kidney Disease”


Renal Genetics Case Studies Series

April 9th, 2020

“Is IgA nephropathy with minimal change disease a genetic disorder?”


Renal Genetics Case Studies Series

“Hereditary Cystic Kidney Disease in Adults: Beyond ADPKD”


Renal Genetics Case Studies Series

“A (molecular) diagnosis or not a diagnosis? That is the real question.”


Robust mapping of enhancer-promoter interactions with low-input or single-cell Hi-C.

January 14, 2020

Fulai Jin, PhD
Departments of Genetics and Genome Sciences; Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University


Causes and Consequences of Clonal Hematopoiesis in 150,000 Genomes.

Alexander Bick, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
Date: Dec 10, 2019


Integrating Genomics into Clinical Care: Genomic Medicine Programs of the NHGRI

Dr. Teri Manolio, Director
NHGRI Division of Genomic Medicine
Date: Dec 2, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 2:00
Location: Hammer 312


GC Fair Flyer

The Genetic Counselor Fair

Friday, November 15


Where are the missing mutations?

The Alport syndrome gene testing experience at the Necker center.

Tuesday, Nov 12th, 2019

Corinne Antignac, MD, PhD
Professor, University Paris Descartes,
Director, Laboratory of Hereditary Kidney Diseases, UNSERM