9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
RNAi for Target Identification and Validation
Fairmont Hotel
170 South Market Street
San Jose, CA
http://www.healthtech.com/gta/rns/rni?c=6770
RNAi for Target Identification and Validation
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Fairmont Hotel

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, June 9, 2009
12:00:00 Registration for RNAi for Therapeutic Indications and RNAi for Target Identification and Validation Conferences
12:30:00 EXECUTIVE FORUM [Shared Session] Bob D. Brown
13:00:00 I. Surveying RNAi Opportunities: From Tools to Therapies Elena Feinstein, Klaus Giese, Thomas Singer, Arthur M. Krieg
15:35:00 Sponsored Presentation (Opportunity Available)
15:50:00 Networking Refreshment Break Poster and Exhibit Viewing
16:00:00 II. Navigating the Intellectual Property Landscape Steven L. Highlander, Rochelle K. Seide, Kathleen M. Williams
17:45:00 End of Day
17:50:00 Announcements
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
07:00:00 Registration Open
07:05:00 Facilitated Break-Out Discussion Groups and Continental Breakfast
07:15:00 TARGET IDENTIFICATION: SCREENING FOR DIVERSE TARGETS
08:15:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Christophe J Echeverri
08:20:00 Overview of Key Takeaways from Break-Out Discussions Christophe J Echeverri
08:50:00 Use of RNAi Screens with Physiologically Relevant Cell Models to Identify Novel Therapeutic Targets Namjin Chung
09:20:00 A High-Throughput Chemical Biology Approach to Identify Modulators of the Hypoxia Inducible Factor (HIF) Pathway Marc Ferrer
09:50:00 Networking Coffee Break Poster and Exhibit Viewing
10:45:00 Unlocking the Genome with Pooled shRNA Screens David P. Davis
11:15:00 Panel Discussion: How Far Have We Progressed with the Targets Identified from RNAi Screens?
12:15:00 Close of Morning Session
12:20:00 SPONSORED LUNCHEON PRESENTATIONS
12:30:00 Presentation 1 (Opportunity Available) or Lunch on Your Own
13:00:00 Session Break
13:10:00 TARGET VALIDATION: EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND FOLLOW-THROUGH
13:45:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Albert B. Seymour
13:50:00 Cancer Target Identification and Validation by siRNA Library Screening Xiaoyu Lin
14:20:00 Establishing a siRNA Pipeline: From in vivo Target Validation to Use as a RNA Therapeutic Steven Bartz
14:50:00 Networking Refreshment Break (Last Chance for Poster and Exhibit Viewing)
15:30:00 A Framework for the Analysis of RNAi Phenotypes as Quantitative Traits Kim Quon
16:00:00 High-Throughput RNAi Genetic Screens for Drug Discovery and Development Attila A. Seyhan
16:30:00 Human Genetic Approaches to Target Discovery and Validation: Starting With the Clinical Endpoint of Interest Albert B. Seymour
17:00:00 Panel Discussion: Identifying the Bottlenecks in Target Validation
17:30:00 Close of RNAi for Target Identification and Validation Conference
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