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Event Summaries About Genetics

Workshop: Gene-based Therapeutics for Rare Genetic Neurodevelopmental Psychiatric Disorders

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Location: Virtual

Description: On January 21, 2021, NIMH conducted a virtual workshop that provided insights into the potential challenges and opportunities for gene-based therapeutic strategies for individuals with rare genetic neurodevelopmental disorders. This workshop brought together a multi-disciplinary group of experts from academia, government, and industry to provide a review of the current state of science in gene-targeted therapeutics and characteristics of suitable gene/molecular targets and mechanisms amenable to gene-based therapies.

Virtual Workshop: Solving Computational Challenges in Genomics and Neuroscience via Parallel and Quantum Computing

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Description: The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination hosted a webinar to discuss core computational issues faced by geneticists and neuroscientists.

NIMH Rare Genetic Diseases Workshop

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Location: Bethesda, MD

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On September 19, 2017, NIMH hosted a workshop on challenges and opportunities for exploring rare genetic syndromes as models to delineate the genetic risk architecture of mental illnesses and to facilitate translation into meaningful prevention and treatments.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health

Psychiatric Genomics in the Era of Team Science Symposium

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination and the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research led a symposium on the state of the field of neuropsychiatric genomics.

PsychENCODE Consortium Investigators’ Workshop

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination hosted the annual PsychENCODE Consortium (PEC) investigators’ workshop.