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Genomics Medicine: The missing link in bench-to-bedside translation

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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Thursday, March 23, 2017
SBP at Lake Nona, Medical City

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Registration is from 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Questions? E-mail GenomicsMedicine2017@SBPdiscovery.org

This symposium will focus on cancer genomics medicine and the role of genomics in cutting-edge clinical and laboratory research and cancer care management. Leading genomics scientists will discuss bench-to-bedside application of the latest discoveries in the field.

Topics Include:
• Next generation DNA sequencing and related technologies
• Prognostic and diagnostic cancer genomics markers
• Genome restructuring and editing
• Genomic-guided drug therapies
• Personalized medicine

 


 

Featured Speakers

• F. Daniel Armstrong, Ph.D.
  "DOH Bankhead Coley Highlights"
 
Director, Mailman Center for Child Development
  Professor, Pediatrics & Psychology, and Associate Chair, Dept. of Pediatrics
  University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

• Jonathan Licht, M.D.
  "Disordered Histone Methylation in Hematological Malignancy" 
  Director, University of Florida Health Cancer Center
  Professor, Dept. of Medicine | Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  University of Florida

• Garth Powis, D. Phil.
  "Drugging the undruggable: KRAS as a target for cancer therapy"
  Director | Professor, NCI-designated Cancer Center 
  SBP Medical Discovery Institute, La Jolla, CA

• Laszlo Nagy, M.D., Ph.D.
  “Re-opening the X-files: nuclear receptor regulated macrophage gene expression and metastasis control”
  
Director and Professor, Genomic Control of Metabolism Program
  Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona

• Ranjan J. Perera, Ph.D.
  "Liquid Biopsy – Urine specific nuclei acid and metabolites as prostate cancer biomarkers"
  Scientific Director, Analytical Genomics and Bioinformatics
  Associate Professor, Integrative Metabolism Program
  Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona

• Shibu Yooseph, Ph.D.
  "Microbiome and disease association: opportunities and challenges"
  
Professor, Computer Science
  Genomics and Bioinformatics cluster Lead
  College of Engineering and Computer Science
  University of Central Florida

• Lawrence Lesko, Ph.D., F.C.P.
 
“Genomic Medicine: The Changing Role of Regulators — Active Leaders or Passive Bystanders?”
 
Professor | Director
  Center for Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology 
  University of Florida Research and Academic Center at Lake Nona

Jane Gibson, Ph.D.
  "Precision Medicine-Challenges and Opportunities"
  Professor of Pathology 
  College of Medicine
  University of Central Florida

Gary Schroth, Ph.D.
  "Enabling Cancer Genomics with Next-Generation Sequencing"
  Distinguished Scientist, VP Research and Development
  Illumina Corporation

Kelli Bramlett
  "Reinventing Liquid Biopsy Research for Rare Variant Detection using NGS"
  Director of R&D, Clinical Sequencing Division
  Thermo Fischer Scientific


 

LEARN about the latest advances in genomic medicine.

DISCOVER best practices and challenges facing the implementation of genomic and personalized medicine.

STRATEGIZE how to integrate genomic testing and interpret results to patients and families.

 


 

Who Should Attend
Medical researchers, physicians, medical students, health care professionals and pharmaceutical and biotechnology company representatives.

 


This symposium is partially funded by the Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program which is administered through the Florida Department of Health.

Have questions about Genomics Medicine: The missing link in bench-to-bedside translation? Contact Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona
6400 Sanger Rd
Orlando, FL 32827

Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) is an independent nonprofit research organization that blends cutting-edge fundamental research with robust drug discovery to address unmet clinical needs in the areas of cancer, neuroscience, immunity, and metabolic disorders. The Institute invests in talent, technology, and partnerships to accelerate the translation of laboratory discoveries that will have the greatest impact on patients. Recognized for its world-class NCI-designated Cancer Center and the Conrad Prebys Center for Chemical Genomics, SBP employs more than 1,100 scientists and staff in San Diego (La Jolla), Calif., and Orlando (Lake Nona), Fla. For more information, visit us at SBPdiscovery.org. The Institute can also be found on Facebook at facebook.com/SBPdiscovery and on Twitter @SBPdiscovery.

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