WI Genetics Exchange

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September 9, 2016

Evolving Genetics Service Delivery Models

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe four genetic service delivery models, including the primary purposes and intended gaps each was to address
  2. Identify any obstacles that were met and how they were addressed
  3. Outline the outcomes, expected or unexpected, for each delivery model

September 9, 2016

Genetic Test Utilization Management - Jessie Conta, MS, LCGC and Monica Wellner, BS, CHT ABHI

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Outline steps for implementation of a genetic test utilization program within an institution
  2. Review areas of potential errors and waste with genetic test orders
  3. Identify core skills of genetic counselors and how they can be applied to genetic test utilization
  4. Describe advantages of a collaboration to promote genetic test stewardship

September 9, 2016

Genetics in Media - Megan Nelson, MS, CGC and Gina Londre, MS, CGC

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Discuss how genetics is portrayed in varying media platforms (such as social media, television, etc.)
  2. Describe specific examples of genetics in the media
  3. Provide tips and ideas to keep in mind when engaging in media interactions

September 9, 2016

Genome Engineering and the CRISPR Cas9 System - Luke Drury, PhD

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Develop an understanding of the biology of the CRISPR/Cas9 system
  2. Understand the use of the CRISPR/Cas9 system in both research and therapeutics
  3. Discuss regulatory and ethical concerns related to CRISPR/Cas9 system
  4. Explain current and future challenges related to this technology

September 9, 2016

The Precision Medicine Initiative - Murray Brilliant, PHD

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe what Precision Medicine means
  2. Identify goals of the Precision Medicine Initiative
  3. Discuss examples of the use of Precision Medicine

September 9, 2016

WI Genetics and Newborn Screening Program Updates - Michelle Kempf Weibel, MS, CGC

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe current activities within the WI public health genetics program, including the Wisconsin Genetics Systems Integration Hub and Wisconsin Genetics Advisory Committee
  2. Summarize current activities related to the Wisconsin Newborn Screening Program