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Concurrent Symposia Sessions

Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Natcher Conference Center

*All symposia are held in the Natcher Conference Center
Concurrent Symposia Session I: 7
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
bullet icon Next-Generation DNA Sequencing Platforms: Changing the Landscape of Genomics and Genetics
Chair: Eric Green, NHGRI
Main Auditorium
 
bullet icon Hedgehog Signaling Pathway in Development & Disease
Chair: Susan Mackem, NCI

Balcony A
 
bullet icon Genetic Susceptibility - The Link between Environmental Exposure and Human Disease
Chair: John E. French, NIEHS

Balcony B
 
bullet icon Chemistry from the Beaker to the Bedside
Chair: Craig J. Thomas, NHGRI
Balcony C
 
bullet icon Frontier Biology and Structural Biology of RNA
Chair: Yun-Xing Wang, NCI
Conference Room D
 
bullet icon T cell Heterogeneity and Plasticity in Inflammatory and Immune Disease 
Chair: Yasmine Belkaid, NIAMS   
 
Conference Room E1/E2
 
bullet icon Bridging the Gap between Research Discoveries and Clinical Evaluation
Chair: Minkyung (Min) Song, NCI
Conference Room F1/F2
 

Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Natcher Conference Center

*All symposia are held in the Natcher Conference Center
Concurrent Symposia Session II: 7
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. .
bullet icon MicroRNAs in Cancer Biology
Chair: Curtis C. Harris, NCI

Main Auditorium
 
bullet icon Immunotherapy vs. Immunosuppression
Chair: Arya Biragyn, NIA

(end time is 12:30 p.m.)
Balcony A
 
bullet icon TGF-beta Superfamily Signaling in Health and Disease 
Co-Chairs: Lalage Wakefield, NCI and Sushil G. Rane, NIDDK

Balcony B
 
bullet icon Wnt Signaling in Development and Disease 
Chair: Terry Yamaguchi, NCI

Balcony C
 
bullet icon Molecular and Functional Imaging: Image and Treat Paradigm 
Amir H. Gandjbakhche, NICHD  
Conference Room D
 
bullet icon Genome-wide.Seq 
Chair: Rafael Casellas, NIAMS
Conference Room E1/E2
 
bullet icon Racial Disparities in Chronic Disease: Clues to Pathogenesis  
Co Chairs: Charles Rotimi, NHGRI and Ola Landgren, NCI

Conference Room F1/F2
 

Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Natcher Conference Center

*All symposia are held in the Natcher Conference Center
Concurrent Symposia Session II: 4
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
bullet icon Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Biology: Challenges Today and Promises for the Future
Co-Chairs: Barbara K. Vonderhaar, NCI and Snorri Thorgeirsson, NCI
Main Auditorium
 
bullet icon Imaging at the Nano-scale
Co-Chairs: Catherine Galbraith, NIDCR and James Galbraith, NINDS
Balcony A
 
bullet icon Telomeres: The Transition from Basic Science to Clinical Medicine
Chair: Sharon Savage, NCI

Balcony B
 
bullet icon Systems Biology – A Multi-method, Multi-scale Perspective for Cell Research
Co-Chairs: Eric Billings, NHLBI and Martin Meier-Schellersheim, NIAID

Conference Room E1/E2
 
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