Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Symposium
Friday, November 6, 2020 (rescheduled from April, 2020)
Virtual Event, 9:00 am. to 1:30 pm.
This symposium draws about 270 researchers at Stanford and is heavily attended by PI's. The format features keynotes, as well as faculty, student and postdoctoral trainee talks. The event is a lot of fun and presents cutting edge genomics and has ample time for informal interactions. STANFORD UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY AND SPONSORS ONLY. Registration required on Eventbrite.
9:00 a.m. Welcome by Mike Snyder, PhD. Stanford University Genetics Dept. Chair
9:05 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Nancy J. Cox, PhD. Director, Vanderbilt University Genetics Institute, New Ways of Using Phenome to Empower Genome Discovery in Biobanks
9:35 a.m. Jin Billy Li, PhD. Stanford University Associate Professor, Genetics, RNA Editing Plays a Primary Role in Common Autoimmune Diseases
9:55 a.m. BREAK (10 min)
Session 2: Students
10:05 a.m. Nicole Gay, Montgomery lab, Molecular Response to Acute and Chronic Endurance Exercise
10:20 a.m. Benjamin Siranosian, Bhatt lab, Transmission of Gut Microbiota in Hospitalized Cancer Patients
10:35 a.m. Robert Coukos, Ting lab, Investigating the Mitochondrial Tail-anchored Protein Insertion Pathway Using a Novel CRISPR Selection Platform
10:50 a.m. Former student Serge Saxonov, CEO and Co-founder, 10x Genomics
11:20 a.m. BREAK (10 minutes)
11:30 a.m. Christine Jacobs-Wagner, PhD. Stanford University Professor, Biology, RNA Editing Plays a Primary Role in Common Autoimmune Diseases
11:50 a.m. Jesse Engreitz, Stanford University Associate Professor, Genetics, Genome-wide Maps of Enhancer Regulation Connect Risk Variants to Disease Genes
12:10 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Ed Green, PhD. University of California, Santa Cruz, Associate Professor, Biomolecular Engineering, Forensic Genetic Genealogy from Difficult Samples
12:40a.m. Student session with speakers (30 minutes)
Stanford Graduate Entrepreneur Special Presentation
Serge Saxonov, CEO, Co-Founder, 10x Genomics, Inc.
This event is not open to the public.
Platinum Sponsors: 10x Genomics, UnitedHealth Group Research & Development
Gold Sponsors: MGI Americas Inc., Latham & Watkins
Silver Sponsors: Bionano, GRAIL Inc., Helix, IDEX Corporation, Mayfield, Novogene
Bronze Sponsors: Pacific Biosciences, Sentieon and Stanford Federal Credit Union