“RNA in Precision Medicine”
Featuring talented keynote speakers from across the world as well as six “mini-talks” presentations from across the University.
Did you mis the seminar? Symposium was live tweeted #umichRNA
Friday, March 31: University of Michigan, Biomedical Research Science Building, 109 Zina Pitcher
|8:45am||-||9:00am||Coffee & On-Site Registration|
|9:00am||-||9:10am||Welcome and Introduction : Marschall S. Runge, MD PhD
Dean, UM Medical School
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs
CEO, Michigan Medicine
|9:10am||-||9:55am||Keynote 1: Frank Slack, PhD
Harvard Medical School
"MicroRNA-based therapeutics in cancer"
|9:55am||-||10:05am||Data Blitz 1: Jiaqi Shi, MD PhD
Assistant Professor, Pathology
“A MicroRNA Links TGF-β Signaling Pathway to Histone Modification”
|10:05am||-||10:15am||Data Blitz 2: Mats Ljungman, PhD
Professor, Radiation Oncology
“Role of miRNA in cellular reprogramming”
|10:15am||-||11:00am||Keynote 2: Thomas Tuschl, PhD
"RNA sequencing analysis and its diagnostic potential"
|11:20am||-||11:30am||Data Blitz 3: Yan Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biological Chemistry
“The Biology and Molecular Mechanism of the Neisseria meningitidis CRISPR-Cas9 Pathway”
|11:30am||-||11:40am||Data Blitz 4: Laura Scott, PhD
Research Associate Professor, School of Public Health
“The genetic regulatory signature of type 2 diabetes in pancreatic islets”
|11:40am||-||12:25pm|| Keynote 3: Nancy Cox, PhD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
"Integrating Genome, Transcriptome and Electronic Health Records for Discovery and Translation"
|12:25pm||-||1:15pm||Box Lunch with Speakers, Faculty and Students (or on your own Click here for nearby lunch options)|
|1:15pm||-||1:25pm||Welcome Back and Introduction : S. Jack Hu, PhD
Vice President for Research, University of Michigan
|1:25pm||-||2:10pm||Keynote 4: Muneesh Tewari, MD PhD
University of Michigan
"Extracellular RNA, Biomarkers and the Future of Disease Interception"
|2:10pm||-||2:20pm||Data Blitz 5: Kristin Koutmou, PhD
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
“Ribosomes slide on homopolymeric A and U stretches”
|2:20pm||-||2:30pm||Data Blitz 6: Peter Todd, MD PhD
Bucky and Patti Harris Early Career Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor, Neurology
“How RNA repeats elicit unconventional translation of toxic proteins in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis”
|2:30pm||-||3:15pm||Keynote 5: Matt Disney, PhD
Scripps Research Institute
"Sequence-based rational design of small molecules targeting RNA"