Session Information

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Plenary Sessions for the XXIst World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics

  • 2013 Keynote Speaker, George Church
  • Defining Mental Illness through Genetics, Speakers: Steve Hyman, Jan Buitelaar, Bruce Cuthbert, Ken Kendler, Michael Owen, Myrna Weissman
  • The Genetics of Brain Development, Christopher Walsh
  • iPS, Kevin Eggan
  • Substance Abuse Genetics and the Neuroscience of Addiction, Yasmin Hurd
  • Personal and Clinical Genomics: The Opportunities and Risks, Speakers: Robert Green, Paul Appelbaum, Atul Butte, Cecile A. Janssens, Uta Francke
  • Where Do We Go from Here?  The Future of Psychiatric Genetics   Speakers:  Eric Lander, Mark Daly, Thomas Insel, Patrick Sullivan, Peter Donnelly

Symposia Session

  • The Biology of New Mutation and its Impact on the Brain
  • Role of Methylation and Chromatin Modification in Substance Abuse and Behavior
  • Network Approaches and Systems Biology in Psychiatric Disorders
  • New Data about the Genetics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Genetics of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Recent Advances in the Search of Genetic Determinants of PTSD from Genome-wide Association Studies
  • Gene Pathways: Transcending Disorders
  • Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: Tools for the Investigation of Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • Workshop on ISPG Statement on Genetic Testing
  • Return of Results in Genetics: Integration with Clinical Care
  • Genetics of Smoking Behaviors – Discovery, Function, and Translation
  • The Bipolar Disorder Sequencing Consortium: A Progress Report
  • The Psychiatric Genomics Consortium: Marked Progress via Collaboration
  • Trauma and Stress: Epigenetic Pathways
  • Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics through Meta-Analysis: Results from the ENIGMA Consortium