3D Tissue Models
Genomics Tools
Rhode Island Convention Center
One Sabin Street
Providence, RI

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, September 22, 2008
07:30:00 Registration and Morning Coffee
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
08:45:00 Personalized Medicine and Public Health: Can GWAS be Brought to Standard of Care in Type 2 Diabetes? KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Erik P. Hoffmann
09:30:00 Genome-Wide Profiling of the Estrogen Response in Breast Cancer Through a Cistrome Integrative Approach Mathieu Lupien
10:00:00 Morning Coffee
10:20:00 Tiling Array Analysis of DNA Copy Number Variation Herbert Auer
10:50:00 Common Gene Copy Number Variations in Health and Disease Yee Ling Wu
11:20:00 Panel Discussion with Morning Speakers
11:50:00 Close of Session
12:00:00 The Use of Gene Expression in a Community Based Cohort Luncheon Technology Workshop Kahraman Tanriverdi
14:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
14:05:00 Harnessing Epigenomics for Personalized Diagnosis and Therapy of Acute Leukemias Maria Eugenia Figueroa
14:35:00 Functional Analysis of Candidate Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressors in Liver Cancer Development: From Genomics to Functional Genomics Xin Chen
15:05:00 Use of Genomic Platforms to Identify and Verify Modulation of Biomarkers in a Preclinical Model Stephen Tirrell
15:35:00 Refreshment Break
16:00:00 Validation of Rat Reference Genes for Improved Quantitative Gene Expression Analysis using Low Density Arrays Jenny Hon Cai
16:30:00 Study the Effects of Prenatal Factors on the Fetus Using Microarrays Naveed Hussain
17:00:00 Panel Discussion with Afternoon Speakers
17:30:00 Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall
19:00:00 Close of Day
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast Technology Workshop
08:15:00 ava and Jive Break-out Discussion Groups
09:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
09:05:00 MicroRNA and Pre-microRNA Profiles as Ascertained by Automated Real-Time QPCR Arrays Contribute Non-Redundant Information to Tumor Classification Dirk P. Dittmer
09:35:00 Evaluation and Validation of Total RNA Extraction Methods for MicroRNA Expression Analyses in Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissues Anna E. Szafranska
10:05:00 The NanoString nCounter System: A Highly Sensitive, Digital Technology for Multiplexed Measurement of Gene Expression Without Reverse Transcription or PCR Technology Spotlight Sean Ferree
10:20:00 Morning Coffee, Poster and Exhibit Viewing
11:00:00 ExpressSeq Pipeline: Gene Expression Analysis using Next Generation Sequencing Technologies Roderick Jensen
11:30:00 External RNA Control Consortium Reference Material: Community Built Measurement Assurance Tools Marc Salit
12:00:00 Close of Session
12:15:00 A Novel Method for High-Throughput, Nanoliter Volume Real-Time PCR Luncheon Technology Workshop Kevin Munnelly
14:05:00 The SOLiD System - Setting New Standards in Genomic Analysis Michael D. Rhodes
14:35:00 True Single Molecule Sequencing™: The Continuing Path to the $1000 Genome Patrice M. Milos
15:20:00 Refreshment Break, Poster and Exhibit Viewing
16:00:00 Diagnostics
16:30:00 Interactive Panel Discussion Kevin Davies
17:30:00 Close of Meeting
18:30:00 Recommended Short Course III or IV * (Separate Registration Required)
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