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8th Human Genetics in NYC Conference

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

8th Human Genetics in NYC Conference

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Oct 28, 2019 Free $0.00
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October 29, 2019

American Museum of Natural History

LeFrak Theater 
Central Park West at 79th St, New York, NY 10024 

 

 

Keynote Speaker:

David Reich, PhD, Harvard University 


Conference Leaders/Moderators:

George Amato, PhD, American Museum of Natural History

Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD, Rockefeller University & HHMI

Bruce D. Gelb, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

David Goldstein, PhD, Columbia University

Cheryl Y. Hayashi, PhD, American Museum of Natural History

 

Conference Schedule:

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 8:45 am






Introductions
Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD
Investigator, HHMI & Professor, The Rockefeller University
Cheryl Hayashi, PhD
Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History

8:45 am - 9:45 am

Session 1: Keynote Seminar
Moderator: David Goldstein, PhD

 

David Reich, PhD
Harvard University
Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Break and Posters

10:15 am - 11:35 am

Session 2: Contributed Presentations in Medical Genomics
Moderator: Bruce Gelb, MD

10:15 am - 10:35 am


Orrin Devinsky, MD
New York University
Molecular basis of epilepsies

10:35 am - 10:55 am


Andrew Allen, PhD
Duke University
Using standing variation to assess pathogenicity

10:55 am - 11:15 am



Christopher Park, PhD
Flatiron Institute, Simons Foundation
Whole-genome analysis identifies contribution of noncoding mutations to autism risk

11:15 am - 11:35 am



Joseph Buxbaum, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Genetics of autism

11:35 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch and Posters in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life

1:00 pm - 2:40 pm


Session 3: Contributed Presentations in Evolution and Population Genomics, Part I
Moderator: Susan Perkins, PhD, American Museum of Natural History

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm


Robert Burk, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Human papillomavirus evolution and carcinogenesis

  1:20 pm - 1:40 pm


Bluma Lesch, MD, PhD
Yale School of Medicine
Evolution of epigenetic poising in the mammalian germ line

1:40 pm - 2:00 pm


Ward Wheeler, PhD
American Museum of Natural History
Evolutionary studies of pancreatic cancer

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm


William R. Jacobs, Jr., PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Adaptation of Mycobacteria to human hosts

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm



Erich Jarvis, PhD
Rockefeller University & HHMI
The genetics of vocal learning and spoken language

2:40 pm - 3:15 pm

Breaks and Posters

3:15 pm - 3:55 pm


Session 4: Contributed presentations in Evolutionary and Population Genomics, Part II
Moderator: George Amato, PhD

3:15 pm - 3:35 pm 


Christina Bergey, PhD
Rutgers University & Penn State University
Convergent evolution in African and Asian hunter-gatherers with short stature

3:35 pm - 3:55 pm



Christopher Mason, PhD
Weill Cornell Medicine
Lessons from a year in space: multi-omic dynamics and plans for Mars

 

  4:00 pm - 5:20pm


Session 5: Panel Discussion on How to Discuss Human Genetic Variation in the Age of Genomics
Moderator: Cheryl Hayashi, PhD

 

Panelists: 1. Noura Abul-Husn, MD, PhD
                      Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
                  2. Emily Groopman, PhD
                     
Columbia University
                  3. Connie Westhoff, SBB, PhD
                     
 New York Blood Center
                  4. Pamela Sankar, PhD
                     
 
University of Pennsylvania

  5:20 pm – 5:30pm

Closing Remarks
Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD & Cheryl Hayashi, PhD

                

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American Museum of Natural History
LeFrak Theater
Central Park West at 79th St
New York, NY 10024

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)


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