Retreat 2018

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11th Annual Genetics Training Program Retreat, March 22, 2018

Duane Roth Auditorium, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

Keynote Speakers:
Rudolf Jaenisch and Jeannie T. Lee.

 

 8:15 Coffee & Registration
 8:45 Welcome & Opening Remarks Elizabeth Winzeler, PhD
 9:00 Epigenetic Aging Signatures in Mice Livers are Slowed by
Dwarfism, Calorie Restriction and Rapamycin Treatment
Tina Wang, Ideker lab
 9:15 Regulatory Principles Governing Enhancer Specificity Emma Farley, PhD
 9:45 Learning to Read The Macrophage Genome Through
Transcription Factors
Jenahn Tao, Glass lab
10:00

Morning Keynote:
“X marks the spot: Of chromosomes, RNA, and Rett Syndrome”

Jeannie Lee, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School
11:00 Coffee Break
11:15 Paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants are
associated with autism
Danny Antaki, Sebat lab
11:30 Genetic Differences Between Humans and our Closest
Living and Extinct Evolutionary Cousins
Ajit Varki, MD, PhD
12:00 Lunch
 1:00 New Intrigue at the Host-Pathogen Interface Victor Nizet, MD
 1:30 The Role of ELOVL2 in Aging and Eye Disease Daniel Chen, Zhang lab
 1:45 Genome Regulation in 3D Bing Ren, PhD
 2:15 Genetic Regulation of the Plasma Proteome Terry Solomon, Frazer lab
 2:30 Are tumors predictable? Inherited genetic variation
constrains tumor evolution
Hannah Carter, PhD
 4:00 Afternoon Keynote:
“Epigenetic Regulation in
Development, Aging, and Disease States.”

Rudolf Jaenisch, MD
Whitehead Institute

 5:00 Closing Remarks Bruce Hamilton, PhD