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*Medical School: M.D. Student in [http://www.ohsu.edu/mdphd/ OHSU's MD/PhD Program] (Final year: MS4)
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*Medical School: M.D. at [http://www.ohsu.edu Oregon Health & Science University] with the [http://www.ohsu.edu/mdphd/ OHSU MD/PhD Program]
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*Residency: [http://pediatrics.duke.edu/ Duke Department of Pediatrics]
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*Residency: [http://pediatrics.duke.edu/ Duke Department of Pediatrics] (Currently PGY2)
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==Pediatric Medicine Links==
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* Acute Otitis Media [http://www2.aap.org/sections/infectdis/video.cfm AOM videos] by the AAP
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* [http://www.nichd.nih.gov/SIDS/Pages/sids.aspx Back to Sleep Campaign] to decrease incidence of SIDS and [http://tinyurl.com/n9eez2w video] for parents
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* Perspectives in patient care [http://youtu.be/cDDWvj_q-o8 video].
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* [http://newborns.stanford.edu/PhotoGallery/ Newborn Photo Library] from Lucile Packard Children's
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* An excellent resource on feeding your infant by Jane Morton, MD: [http://newborns.stanford.edu/Breastfeeding Tips on Successful Breastfeeding] and for [http://newborns.stanford.edu/Breastfeeding/PMGs.html babies at high risk] (e.g., in the NICU / ICN)
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* [http://www.stanford.edu/group/ccm_echocardio/cgi-bin/mediawiki/index.php/Tamponade Echocardiography in the ICU] and [http://www.pted.org/?id=list#1 Animated Heart Anatomy]
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* [http://openwetware.org/wiki/User:Chris_vaccine Immunizations & Public Health (Vaccine Information)]
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* [http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/on-the-go/Pages/Car-Safety-Seats-Information-for-Families.aspx Car Seat Safety] and what you can do to keep your children safe in the car
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* [http://www.pediatrics.wisc.edu/education/derm/tutorials.html Dermatology Module] from Univ. Wisconsin
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'''Organizations and links to Pediatric Health Care'''
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* [http://pediatrics.duke.edu/ Duke Pediatrics] and [http://pediatrics.duke.edu/education-and-training/residency-programs/pediatric-residency Pediatrics Residency Program at Duke University]
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* [http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/services/doernbecher/index.cfm Doernbecher Children’s Hospital] @ OHSU
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* A great App from Doernbecher for parents: [http://itunes.apple.com/app/md-4kids/id417559754?mt=8 iPhone MD4Kids] (or [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gss.android.MD4KIDS MD4kids android devices])
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* Helping Children love books from the start with [http://www.eastbaychildrensbookproject.org/ East Bay Children’s Book Project] and the National [http://www.reachoutandread.org/ Reach out and Read] program.
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* [http://www.ucsfhealth.org/childrens/index.html UCSF Children’s Hospital]
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* [http://www.childrenshospitaloakland.org/ Children’s Hospital Oakland and CHORI (Research Institute)]
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* [http://www.lpch.org/kids/index.html Packard Kids Connection] @ LPCH, a great interactive site explaining select medical procedures to children and their parents (in English or Spanish), along with the “Power Penguin.”
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* [http://www.seattlechildrens.org/ Seattle Children’s Hospital] and SCH's on-line [http://www.seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/online-grand-rounds/ Grand Rounds]
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*[http://www.childrenshospital.org/ Children's Hospital Boston], including the literature character [http://www.childrenshospital.org/arthur/ "Arthur's Guide"] to Children's Hospital.
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*[http://www.aap.org The American Academy of Pediatrics] including [http://pedsinreview.aappublications.org/ Pediatrics in Review]
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* [http://www.powersof10.com/ The Powers of 10] expolores the range of sizes in our world, and our perspective in it. “We find that we inhabit an insignificant planet of a hum-drum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.” -Carl Sagan
* [http://www.powersof10.com/ The Powers of 10] expolores the range of sizes in our world, and our perspective in it. “We find that we inhabit an insignificant planet of a hum-drum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.” -Carl Sagan
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* Learn about insects with [http://thebugchicks.com "The Bug Chicks"], from Portland, Oregon.
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* Two songs about The Elements: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy0m7jnyv6U (1) They Might Be Giants] and [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGM-wSKFBpo (2) Tom Lehrer's "The Elements"]
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* Or the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada with [http://www.monolake.org/today/webcam Mono Lake]
* Or the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada with [http://www.monolake.org/today/webcam Mono Lake]
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* A time-lapse video of one of the [http://vimeo.com/35396305 greatest locations] on the planet
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* A time-lapse video of one of the [http://vimeo.com/35396305 greatest locations] on the planet, and [http://vimeo.com/87701971 the sequel].
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* An archive of the development of the [http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/~ucalhist/archives_exhibits/masterplan/ 1960 Master Plan for Higher Education in California] and how Public Education & Health should be at the forefront of our society. It begins with providing access to a world-class education for students of all means, and then moving forward to improve our society at the level of the State, the Nation, and the World.
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==Course Web Pages==
==Course Web Pages==

Current revision

Christopher Severyn

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Contents

Education




Pediatric Medicine Links

  • Perspectives in patient care video.
  • Car Seat Safety and what you can do to keep your children safe in the car

Organizations and links to Pediatric Health Care

  • Packard Kids Connection @ LPCH, a great interactive site explaining select medical procedures to children and their parents (in English or Spanish), along with the “Power Penguin.”

Research


  • 2005-2010 Graduate Student at OHSU


Research Interests:

I study the regulation of a gene called RGMc (also called Hemojuvelin (HJV) in humans). RGMc/HJV plays a critical role in iron metabolism, as inactivating mutations cause juvenile hemochromatosis, a severe iron overload disorder.

The long-range goals of my research are to enhance understanding of the molecular mechanisms by which evolution has shaped the regulation of gene expression in a family of genes, and apply this knowledge to understand select human diseases.

The primary focus of my research is three-fold:

(1) to understand the genomic structure of the Repulsive Guidance Molecule (RGM) family,

(2) to understand the mechanisms of transcriptional regulation of RGMc,

(3) to understand the basics of the molecular evolution of the RGM family.


An interactive Molecular Model of the RGM-family at the protein level


For the Transcriptional Regulation of RGMc, see this 2010 article in Genomics.

More Coming soon!


General Scientific Links (a.k.a., Teaching Science in the Community):

  • Understanding Evolution and why its so important to health, disease, and our fundamental understanding of biology.
  • "Mini Med-School" lecture by Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that (too much) fructose and (not enough) fiber appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public (7/2009; Health and Medicine, Show ID: 16717)
  • Learn about RNAi and gene regulation, with "a petunia, Pirate Ships, little Chefs, and 'the Cop'." (Intrigued? Click on the link and watch the video)
  • Want to know what Nanotechnology is? Find out in three minutes with the Nanosong by students at Cal.
  • The Powers of 10 expolores the range of sizes in our world, and our perspective in it. “We find that we inhabit an insignificant planet of a hum-drum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.” -Carl Sagan


More soon!

Publications

All Publications for C.J. Severyn on NCBI-PubMed

ResearcherID Link for C. Severyn

1. Molecular biology, genetics and biochemistry of the repulsive guidance molecule family.

C. J. Severyn, U. Shinde and P. Rotwein, Biochem. J. (2009) v422:393-403 [1]


2. Conserved proximal promoter elements control repulsive guidance molecule c/hemojuvelin (Hfe2) gene transcription in skeletal muscle.

C. J. Severyn and P. Rotwein, Genomics (2010) v96:342–351 [2]


Contact

email: severync AT ohsu DOT edu


Photography

See some of my photographs including this image of Mount Hood in Oregon:




WebCams and other links

  • Or the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada with Mono Lake
  • An archive of the development of the 1960 Master Plan for Higher Education in California and how Public Education & Health should be at the forefront of our society. It begins with providing access to a world-class education for students of all means, and then moving forward to improve our society at the level of the State, the Nation, and the World.

Course Web Pages

OHSU 2007 Course: Adv. Topics in Molecular Biology

BMCB625 Advanced Topics in Molecular Biology

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Discussion Questions and Presentations: Chris

DNA Replication Discussion Qsts
Exon Junction Complex BMCB625:Exon_Jxn_Complex
Link to Universal Template BMCB625:Discussion_Univ_template
Mathematics in Biology BMCB625:Mathematics_in_Biology
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