Indo-US Symposium on Genetic Neuromuscular Disorders &
Sixth Annual Conference of the Society for Indian Academy of Medical Genetics


Dr Priya S. Kishnani M.D.

C.L. and Su Chen Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, YT and Alice Chen Pediatrics Genetics and Genomics Center,
Division Chief, Medical Genetics

Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, USA

Dr Leslie Biesecker M.D.

Chief and Senior Investigator, Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch
Head, Clinical Genomics Section

National Human Genome Research Institute
Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Dr Madhuri Hegde PhD, FACMG

Adjunct Professor
Department of Human Genetics

Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia, USA &
Chief Scientific Officer, PerkinElmer Genomics

Dr S H Subramony M.D.

Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics,

McKnight Brain Institute,
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida, USA

Dr Annemieke Aartsma-Rus PhD

Professor, Department of Human Genetics (Translational Genetics)

Leiden University Medical Center
Leiden, The Netherlands

Dr Edward C. Smith M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Neurology)
Co-Director, Duke Children's Neuromuscular Program

Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, USA

Dr Shrikant Mane PhD

Professor of Genetics
Director, MBB Keck Biotech laboratory
Director, Yale Center for Genome Analysis

Yale School of Medicine
West Haven, Connecticut, USA.

Dr Aravind Asokan PhD

Director of Gene Therapy
Professor in Surgery
Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina, USA

Dr Charles Gersbach PhD

Rooney Family Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Duke University
Durham, North Carolina, USA

Ms Nicole Fleischer

Head of Applications & Research


Ms Stephanie Austin, MS

Genetic Counselor
Department of Peditarics

Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, USA