RNAi for Screening
World Trade Center
200 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, October 21, 2008
07:00:00 Registration Open
07:30:00 Morning Coffee
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Paul D. Kassner
08:40:00 RNAi Screening to Identify and Validate Cancer Targets Xiaoyu Lin
09:10:00 Using siRNA Screening for Target Identification, Validation, and Compound Mechanism of Action Studies Alex Gaither
09:40:00 1536-Well RNAi HTS Assays to Identify New Regulators of the Wnt Pathway Marc Ferrer
10:10:00 Grand Opening Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:40:00 Genome-Wide siRNA Screening and Data Integration to Determine Content Vulnerability for Human Tumors Quick Que
11:10:00 Beneficial Use of siRNA Off-Target Effects for Assay Development, Screening Quality Control, and Hit-Selection Paul D. Kassner
11:40:00 Strategies for Effective RNAi Screens Paul D. Kassner
12:25:00 New Technologies for RNAi Screening with Pooled Lentiviral shRNA LibrariesCollecta
12:40:00 Target Identification and Validation Using High Content Screening in Combination Richard Janssen
12:55:00 Luncheon Technology Workshop
14:20:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Christophe J Echeverri
14:25:00 The RNAi Strategy in Cancer Research Beijersbergen dr. R. (Roderick)
14:55:00 Cancer Proliferation Gene Discovery Through Functional Genomics Stephen J Elledge
15:25:00 Tools and Strategies for High Confidence RNAi Screens Kirk Brown
15:55:00 Networking Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
16:30:00 Genome-Wide RNAi Screen for Host Cell Factors Involved in Influenza Infection Cycle
17:00:00 HT-RNAi Screening Using High Content Assays in Human Cells Christophe J Echeverri
17:30:00 Dissecting Signaling Networks by Systematic RNAi Screens M Boutros
18:00:00 Happy Hour in Exhibit Hall
19:30:00 End of Day
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
07:30:00 Continental Breakfast Breakout Discussion Sessions
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
08:40:00 Kinase and Phosphatase RNAi for Quantitative Analysis of Molecular Pathways J P MacKeigan
09:10:00 Towards Functional Annotation of the Cancer Genome Michael A. White
09:40:00 Networking Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:40:00 A Systems Biology Approach to Dissecting the Topology of the Insulin Signaling Network Norbert Perrimon
11:10:00 RNAi: How to Best Transition from the Lab to the Clinic Thomas Singer, Elena Feinstein, Tod Woolf, Klaus Giese, Jeff Smythe
12:40:00 Close of RNAi for Screening Conference
3D Tissue Models
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