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Virtual Seminar – Christopher Gregg, PhD – “How Gene regulation Architects Brain Functions and Behavior”

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Chris Gregg

Christopher Gregg, PhD
University of Utah School of Medicine

About the Speaker: Dr. Gregg is currently a tenured associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy and Human Genetics at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and co-founder and CSO for Storyline Health Inc.

Gregg performed his PhD studies at the University of Calgary in Canada in the field of neural stem cell biology. He was awarded the University of Calgary Chancellor’s Medal for his work on stem cell biology and regenerative therapies, and co-founded a biotechnology company called Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. In 2006, he moved to Harvard University and was awarded a Human Frontiers Fellowship. At Harvard, he performed postdoctoral studies with Dr. Catherine Dulac that focused on developing RNASeq methods that can distinguish the expression of maternal and paternal alleles in the brain. He was awarded the Eppendorf & Science Prize in Neurobiology in 2010 and his work was selected as one of the “Top 10 Breakthroughs of the Year” by the National Institutes of Mental Health Research. In 2012, he was selected to be a New York Stem Cell Foundation Robertson Investigator. In 2018, his lab’s work was selected by STAT News as one of the breakthroughs of the year. His lab’s research has been highlighted in international news, a TEDx talk and a documentary series developed by Illumina Inc.

 

Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider Logo In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.

Continuing Education Disclosures

Name Role Financial Relationship Disclosures Discussion of
Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses of
Drugs/Devices in Presentation?
HAYLEY CRAIN Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
Carly Eichten Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
Manda Ratcliff Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
Eric Schafer Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
DANIELLE SCHOLZE Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
EMILY SCHUMACHER Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
MARIA STANLEY Course Director Octapharma USA, Inc. (Contractor),
Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc. (Contractor)
No
Christopher Gregg Speaker/Author Storyline Health Inc (Employment) No

 

For Further Information: Contact Teresa Palumbo at 608.263.5837 or palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu

The seminar series is funded by the John D. Wiley Conference Center Fund, the Friends of the Waisman Center and NIH grant U54 HD090256.

 

Zoom logoZoom Information: To obtain the Zoom link for this seminar contact Clark Kellogg at kellogg@waisman.wisc.edu

This seminar is limited to 300 participants.

 

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Date:
February 12
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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