CGIL Seminar - “Genetics and Epigenetics Applied to Substance Use Disorders in Humans”

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Microsoft Teams

Dr. Brion Maher
Dr. Brion Maher


Good afternoon CGIL,

This week we are happy to have Dr. Brion Maher, a Professor at Johns Hopkins University, presenting for us on Friday, April 5th, 2024. The seminar will begin at 1:30 PM EDT/EST on the virtual platform Microsoft Teams. The presentation title is: “Genetics and Epigenetics Applied to Substance Use Disorders in Humans”.

Speaker Biography: Brion S. Maher, PhD is a Professor and Co-Director of the NIDA Epidemiology Training Program in the Department of Mental Health in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He received a PhD in Human Genetics from the University of Pittsburgh and specializes in quantitative genetics. His research focuses on the genetic risk for and epigenetic correlates of complex human diseases, including psychiatric and substance use disorders.

Information to attend: To join this seminar, please ensure you have downloaded the Microsoft Teams application to your computer, or join the meeting online using the web browser version of Microsoft Teams. Please join the meeting with your microphone on mute and the camera turned off. After the presentation, you can unmute the microphone, and optionally turn on the camera, if you wish to ask a question. Alternatively, if you wish to pose your question in the chat function, the presenter will answer questions made through the chat.

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Looking forward to seeing everyone there!
Samla Cunha and Kristin Lee

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