Past Symposia

14th Annual CBC Symposium

“Genetics of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders”

Friday, November 11, 2016
TIME: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
LOCATION: The University of Chicago
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 East 59th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Updated: November 8, 2016

The 14th Annual CBC Symposium, titled “Genetics of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders,” will take place on Friday, November 11, 2016, at the University of Chicago campus. This all day event is organized by the leaders of the CBC Lever Award-funded Conte Center for Computational Neuropsychiatric Genomics: Ed Cook (UIC), Rick Morimoto (NU) and Andrey Rzhetsky (UChicago). The meeting will also include a poster session. The event is free of charge but pre-registration is required.

Symposium Speakers:

Nancy Cox Nancy COX
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Chunyu Liu Chunyu LIU
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Mark Daly Mark DALY
Broad Institute
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Penzes Peter Peter PENZES
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Dan Geschwind Dan GESCHWIND
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Barbara Stranger Barbara STRANGER
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9:00 – 9:45 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast and Poster set-up
(Library/Library Lounge)
9:45 – 10:00 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks by Katie Stallcup, CBC Executive Director and Rick Morimoto, CBC Scientific Director, Northwestern
(Cloister Club)
  Session I
Moderator: Rick Morimoto, Northwestern
(Cloister Club)
10:00 – 10:45 AM Dan Geschwind, UCLA
Integrative Genomics and Systems Biology in Neuropsychiatric Disease
10:45 – 11:30 AM Chunyu Liu, UIC
Gene Expression Regulatory Networks and Psychiatric Disorders
11:30 AM – 1:15 PM Lunch (Library/Library Lounge) and Poster Viewing (Cloister Club)
  Session II
Moderator: Andrey Rzhetsky, UChicago
(Cloister Club)
1:15 – 2:00 PM Mark Daly, Broad Institute
Dissecting the Genetic Architecture of Autism: Promise, Progress and a Path Forward
2:00 – 2:45 PM Barbara Stranger, UChicago
Sex-Specific Characterization of the Genetic Architecture of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
2:45 – 3:15 PM Coffee Break (Library/Library Lounge) and Poster Viewing (Cloister Club)
  Session III
Moderator: Ed Cook, UIC
(Cloister Club)
3:15 – 4:00 PM Peter Penzes, Northwestern
Molecular Analysis of the 16p11.2 Microduplication, a Major Risk Factor in Schizophrenia and Autism
4:00 – 4:45 PM Nancy Cox, Vanderbilt
How Genome Investigation across the Medical Phenome Informs our Understanding of the Genetics of Neuropsychiatric Disorders
4:45 – 5:00 PM Closing remarks by Ed Cook, UIC
(Cloister Club)
5:00 – 6:00 PM Reception
(Library/Library Lounge)
6:00 PM Adjourn

Poster abstract submission is closed on. The CBC will provide poster boards. Please note that the poster boards are 4’ (H) x 6’ (W).

Symposium Flyer:
Do download the symposium flyer (PDF) CLICK HERE.

On the symposium day the CBC will provide a free of charge valet parking to all guests who requested assistance with parking during registration. Valet parking station will be positioned at the main entrance to the Ida Noyes Hall at 1212 East 59th Street.

For directions to Ida Noyes Hall please CLICK HERE.

With questions contact Jola Glotzer.

See also:
Symposium recap: Recognizing the Significance of Genetics in Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders