9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Nutrition, Epigenetics and Human Disease (B5)


Santa Fe, New Mexico
http://www.keystonesymposia.org/index.cfm?e=web.Meeting.Program&meetingid=1212
Sponsored by Cell Research, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences SA and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
16:00:00 Arrival and Registration
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
07:00:00 Breakfast
08:00:00 Welcome and Keynote Address
08:30:00 The Developmental Origins of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Ezra S. Susser
09:00:00 Nutrition and Epigenetics in Development and Disease of the CNS
09:10:00 A Neuronal Carnitine Deficiency Hypothesis for Autism Arthur L. Beaudet
09:15:00 Cytosine Modifications in Neurodevelopment and Diseases Peng Jin
09:20:00 Choline Genetics and Epigenetics Influence Brain Development Steven H. Zeisel
09:25:00 Short Talk: Methylation/Demethylation Mechanisms Are Key to Folate-Induced Axon Regeneration in the Injured Central Nervous System Sivan Vadakkadath Meethal
09:30:00 Short Talk: Epigenetic Switching by Nutrition-Sensing Factor Ogt, Sirt1 and Mgea5 in Generation of Orexin Neurons from Mouse ES Cells and Human iPS Cells Koji Hayakawa
09:40:00 Coffee Break
11:15:00 Poster Setup
13:00:00 Poster Viewing
14:00:00 On Own for Lunch and Recreation
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Nutrient Regulation of the Epigenetic Machinery
17:10:00 Mechanisms Underlying Bioactive Food Components and Histone Modifications Roderick Dashwood
17:20:00 SIRT1: The Link between Energy Balance, Chromatin Remodeling and Circadian Physiology Paolo Sassone-Corsi
17:30:00 Nutrient Regulation of One-Carbon Metabolism Modulates Gene-Specific Methylation: The Alzheimer’s Disease Model Andrea Fuso
17:40:00 Short Talk: Artificial Zinc Finger DNA-Binding Domains Can Be Effective Tools to Identify Nutrient-Dependent Functional cis Elements in vivo Joeva Barrow
19:15:00 Social Hour w/ Lite Bites
19:30:00 Poster Session 1
Thursday, February 21, 2013
07:00:00 Breakfast
07:30:00 Poster Setup
08:00:00 Poster Viewing
08:05:00 Nutrition and Epigenetics in Obesity
08:10:00 Nutritional-Endocrine Interactions in Postnatal Hypothalamic Development Richard B. Simerly
08:20:00 Ancestral Paternal Genotype Affects Body Weight and Food Intake Transgenerationally Joseph H. Nadeau
08:30:00 Short Talk: Genome-Wide Gene Expression and Epigenetic Analyses of Mice Born From Lean and Obese Mothers
08:40:00 Short Talk: Analysis of the Methylome of Purified Visceral and Subcutaneous Adipocytes, Visceral Adipose Tissue and Blood from Three Lean Humans
08:50:00 Nutritional Influences on Hypothalamic Developmental Epigenetics Robert A. Waterland
09:00:00 Epigenomic Analysis of Adipose Biology Evan Rosen
09:20:00 Coffee Break
11:15:00 Lunch
12:00:00 Poster Session 2
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Nutrient, Methyl Metabolism and Epigenetic Interactions
17:10:00 Discovering New Genes in the One Carbon Pathway Using Exome Sequencing-a RaDiCAL Approach David S. Rosenblatt
17:20:00 Nuclear One-Carbon Metabolism and Neural Tube Defects Patrick J. Stover
17:30:00 Impact of Genetic and Nutritional Variation in Folate Metabolism on Cellular Methylation Capacity Rima Rozen
17:40:00 Short Talk: Transgenerational Epigenetic Effects of Folate Metabolism on Fetal and Placental Development
19:00:00 On Own for Dinner
Friday, February 22, 2013
07:00:00 Breakfast
08:00:00 Nutrition and Developmental Epigenetics in the Endocrine Pancreas
08:10:00 Epigenetic Programming of Metabolic Health across the Life-Course
08:20:00 Beta-Cell Specific Repression of Disallowed Genes: Implications for Development and Disease Frans C. Schuit
08:30:00 Short Talk: Early Postnatal Overnutrition Persistently Alters DNA Methylation in Pancreatic Islets Ge Li
08:40:00 Short Talk: Genome-Wide DNA Methylation Profile Analyses in Placenta and Cord Blood Exposed or Not to Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Stephanie-May Ruchat
08:50:00 Regulation of the Epigenome in Human Pancreatic Islet Cells Jorge Ferrer
09:20:00 Coffee Break
11:15:00 Poster Setup
13:00:00 Poster Viewing
14:30:00 On Own for Lunch and Recreation
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Nutrients and Allelic Targeting of Epigenetic Signatures
17:10:00 The Orphan Nuclear Receptor SHP Translates Bile Acid Signaling into Epigenetic Regulation of Liver Metabolism J. Kim Kemper
17:20:00 Extracellular microRNA: Function and Mechanism of Action Chen-Yu Zhang
17:30:00 Integrated Analysis of Genetic and Epigenetic Variation in Humans Tomi Pastinen
17:40:00 Short Talk: Global DNA Methylation Patterns in Adipose Tissue from Twins and its Effect on Gene Expression and Disease Elin Grundberg
19:00:00 Social Hour w/ Lite Bites
19:30:00 Poster Session 3
Saturday, February 23, 2013
07:00:00 Breakfast
08:00:00 Nutritional Modulation of Stem Cell Programming
08:10:00 DNA Oxidation Towards Totipotency in Mammalian Development Guoliang Xu
08:20:00 Development Plasticity in Differentiation of Neural Stem Cells - Implications for Development Programming Yi Eve Sun
08:30:00 Short Talk: Paternal Intergenerational Transmission of an in Utero Nutrition Induced Phenotype Is Associated with Altered DNA Methylation in Adult Germ Cells Elizabeth Radford
08:40:00 Short Talk: Repositioning of Lamin A/C-Associated Genes after Adipogenic Differentiation Philippe Collas
08:50:00 Nutritional Influences on Stem Cell Developmental Epigenetics in the Colonic Crypt Lanlan Shen
09:00:00 Genome Editing to Generate Human Cellular Models of Metabolic Disease Chad A. Cowan
09:20:00 Coffee Break
14:30:00 On Own for Lunch and Recreation
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Present and Future: Pressing Issues in Environmental Epigenetics Dennis M. Bier
17:10:00 Nutrition, Epigenetics and Cancer Jean-Pierre Issa
17:20:00 Long-Term Consequences of Maternal and Child Nutrition in Developing Countries Andrew M. Prentice
17:30:00 The Global Environment and Ecological Developmental Biology Scott F. Gilbert
17:40:00 Short Talk: Epigenetic Variants Are Detectable in Young Adult Offspring Exposed to Famine in Early Development Sarah Finer
20:00:00 Social Hour w/ Lite Bites
20:05:00 Entertainment
Sunday, February 24, 2013
09:00:00 Departure
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