Research Seminar – 4/20/2012

Genetic Discovery in Addiction and its Application to Basic and Clinical Research

Friday, April 20 from 3 to 5 pm

Keefer Auditorium, BU School of Medicine

Introduction from the Chair

David L. Rosenbloom, Ph.D
Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

Lindsay Farrer, PhDGenetics of Addiction: Blame it on My Parents

Lindsay Farrer, Ph.D.
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Chief, Biomedical Genetics; Professor, Depts. of Medicine, Neurology, Ophthalmology, and Genetics and Genomics, Boston University School of Medicine and Depts. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health.

Genome-Wide Association Study of Drug Addiction in Caucasians and African Americans

Richard Sherva, Ph.D.
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Biomedical Genetics), Boston University School of Medicine.

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Domenic Ciraulo, MD
Chair of General Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Jane Liebschutz, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, and Director of the General Internet Medicine Fellowship Program and Preventive Medicine Residency.

Mark Miller, Ph.D.
Psychologist in the Behavioral Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System and Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Boston University School of Medicine.