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Prof. Daniel Geschwind seminar: Thursday 22nd April: “A framework for functional genomic investigation of human higher cognition”

April 21, 2010 Leave a comment

From my colleague, Kevin Mitchell:

Hi all,

With any luck, Dan Geschwind will be visiting tomorrow and giving a seminar, in the TCIN building at 4pm.
Prof. Geschwind is a world-leader in the genetics and neuroscience of autism and in the study of the development and evolution of gene networks underlying human cortical structure and function and the evolution of human cognitive abilities, including language.  Please see below for a list of some of his papers related to the latter topics.
best wishes,
Kevin

Neurogenetics Seminar

” A framework for functional genomic investigation of human higher cognition”

Prof. Daniel Geschwind
University of California, Los Angeles

Thursday 22nd April
4pm, LB11, Lloyd Building

Human-specific transcriptional regulation of CNS development genes by FOXP2.
Konopka G, Bomar JM, Winden K, Coppola G, Jonsson ZO, Gao F, Peng S, Preuss TM, Wohlschlegel JA, Geschwind DH.
Nature. 2009 Nov 12;462(7270):213-7.

Neuroscience in the era of functional genomics and systems biology.
Geschwind DH, Konopka G.
Nature. 2009 Oct 15;461(7266):908-15. Review.

The organization of the transcriptional network in specific neuronal classes.
Winden KD, Oldham MC, Mirnics K, Ebert PJ, Swan CH, Levitt P, Rubenstein JL, Horvath S, Geschwind DH.
Mol Syst Biol. 2009;5:291. Epub 2009 Jul 28.

Functional organization of the transcriptome in human brain.
Oldham MC, Konopka G, Iwamoto K, Langfelder P, Kato T, Horvath S, Geschwind DH.
Nat Neurosci. 2008 Nov;11(11):1271-82. Epub 2008 Oct 12.