Thursday, November 6, 2014: KUMC Campus
|5:00-5:10 p.m.||Welcome/Introductory Remarks|
Keynote Lecture-W. Lee Kraus, PhD, Cecil H. and Ida Green Distinguished Chair in Reproductive Biology Sciences, Professor and Vice Chair for Basic Sciences, Departments of Obstetrics and Gyncecology, UT Southwestern
|6:30 - 9:00 p.m.||Reception (Beller Conference Center) campus map (pdf)|
|7:00-9:00 p.m.||Poster Session/Competition (Beller Conference Center) campus map (pdf)|
Friday, November 7, 2014: Kansas City Public Library
|8:00-8:05 a.m.||Welcome/Opening Remarks|
|8:05-8:40 a.m.||Marisa S. Bartolomei, PhD, Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
"Genomic Imprinting: ART and Science"
|8:50-9:15 a.m.||Sundeep Kalantry, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan
"Novel Mechanisms of X-chromosome Inactivation"
Trainee Oral Presentation: Zhen Zhang, MS, Graduate Student, "O-GIcNAcylation Regulates γ-Globin Transcription"
|9:35-9:55 a.m.||Morning Break|
|9:55-10:30 a.m.||Suzanne Moenter, PhD, Professor, Departments of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
and Internal Medicine, University of Michigan
"New Insights into Reproductive Neuroendocrine Development"
|10:40-11:05 a.m.||Melinda E. Wilson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky
"Dynamic Regulation of Estrogen Receptors by Epigenetic Mechanisms"
|11:10-11:22 a.m.||Trainee Oral Presentation: Damayanti Chakraborty, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, "Epigenetic Regulation of MMP12 by Histone H3K9 DemethylaseKDM3A Modulates Trophoblast Stem Cell Adaptations to Hypoxia"|
|12:45-1:20 p.m.||Kathy Sharpe-Timms, PhD, Professor and Director, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Research, Director, MU Assisted Reproduction Labs, University of Missouri-Columbia
"Transgenerational Endometriosis: The Missing Link"
|1:30-1:55 p.m.||Jae-Wook Jeong, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Michigan State University
"Progesterone Signaling in Endometrium"
|2:00-2:12 p.m.||Trainee Oral Presenation: Michelle McWilliams, MS, Graduate Student, "The Role of PRICKLE-1 in the Pathogenesis of Uterine Leiomyoma"|
|2:15-2:50 p.m.||David Zarkower, PhD, Professor, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology & Development, Director, Developmental Biology Center, University of Minnesota
"Keeping Sex Signaling Safe: DMRT1 and Gonadal Transdifferentiation"
|3:00-3:20 p.m.||Afternoon Break|
|3:20-3:55 p.m.||Amander Clark, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles
"Methylation reprogramming in the human germ line"
|4:05-4:17 p.m.||Trainee Oral Presentation: Prabuddha Chadraborty, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, "Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2(BMP2) Uses ALK2/3 to Mediate Estradiole-17β Effect Towards Primordial Follicle Formation in Hamster Ovary by Promoting Germ Cell and Somatic Cell Differentiation"|
|4:20-4:30 p.m.||Poster Award Presentations/Closing Remarks/Adjourn|
Please email GreenwaldSymposium@kumc.edu if you have questions.