08:30am Breakfast & Registration
09:00am Welcome by Michael Snyder, Stanford W. Ascherman Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics, Stanford University 09:15am Keynote Speaker: Esteban González Burchard, MD, MPH, Harry Wm. and Diana V. Hind Distinguished Professor in Pharmaceutical
Sciences II Professor, UCSF
10:00am Karla Kirkegaard, Violetta L. Horton Research Professor of Genetics, Stanford University
10:25am Coffee Break, 30 min
10:55am David Morgens, Postdoc at UCB, recent Bassik Lab alum, Stanford
11:15pm Nikki Teran, Student, Montgomery Lab, Stanford University
11:35am Dmitri Petrov, Michelle and Kevin Douglas Professor of Biology, Associate Chair of the Biology Department, Stanford University
12.00noon Lunch, 1hr 20 min 1:20pm Panel Discussion “AI and Healthcare” Panelists:
Nigam Shah, Associate Professor of Medicine, Assistant Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, Stanford University Aenor Sawyer, MD, Asst Clinical Professor, Dept. Orthopaedic Surgery UCSF
2.25pm Coffee Break, 20min
2.45pm Andrew Fire, Professor of Pathology and Genetics, Stanford University
3.10pm Xin Zhou, Student, Sidow Lab, Stanford University
3.30pm Brittany Demmitt, Postdoc, Brunet Lab, Stanford University
3.50pm Coffee Break, 20min
4:10pm Keynote Speaker: Aenor Sawyer, MD Associate Director of Strategic Relations: Director, UCSF Skeletal Health Service; UCSF
4.55pm Closing Remarks by Michael Snyder
Esteban González Burchard, MD, MPH, Harry Wm. and Diana V. Hind Distinguished Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences II Professor, UCSF
Esteban González Burchard received his M.D. degree fromStanford University School of Medicine in 1995. He completed clinical training in Internal Medicine at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine training at UCSF. Dr. Burchard also completed clinical research training at the Harvard School of Public Health. He joined the UCSF faculty in 2001. In 2006 he received his Master’s in Public Health from UC Berkeley.
Dr. Burchard’s major academic interest centers on identifying genetic risk factors for asthma in ethnically diverse populations. In addition, Dr. Burchard co-directs the UCSF/SFGH DNA Banking Facility located at San Francisco General Hospital. The UCSF DNA Bank is a central core facility that is available to all UCSF investigators involved in translational genetic research.
Aenor Sawyer, MD Associate Director of Strategic Relations: Director, UCSF Skeletal Health Service; UCSF
Dr. Aenor Sawyer is an orthopedic surgeon with expertise in physical therapy and exercise physiology. She provides comprehensive orthopedic care to pediatric and adolescent patients.
Throughout her career, Sawyer has maintained a strong research interest in childhood bone development, which she pursued as an adjunct clinical scientist at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute and as director of the Pediatric Bone Health Consortium. Other research interests include sports injury prevention, anterior cruciate ligament repair and osteoporosis.
Sawyer has a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from California State University, Fresno. After a 10-year career in physical therapy, she earned a master's degree in human physiology followed by a medical degree from the University of California, Davis. After completing a residency in orthopedic surgery at Stanford University, Sawyer pursued fellowship training in pediatric orthopedic surgery and pediatric and adolescent sports medicine, both through the Harvard orthopedic program at Boston Children's Hospital.
From San Francisco
Take 280 south to the Sand Hill Road exit. Go east on Sand Hill Road for 1.5 miles, then turn left at the light at Saga Way.
From San Jose
Go Take 280 north to the Sand Hill Road exit. Go east on Sand Hill Road for 1.5 miles, then turn left at the light at Saga Way.
Parking at Quadrus
Quadrus has free parking available and there is a path that will lead you up to the conference building (2400) from parking area.