Thursday, October 22, 2015: KUMC Campus
|4:30-5:00 p.m.||Registration, G032 Lied Auditorium|
|5:00-5:05 p.m.||Introductory Remarks (KUMC SOM Dean, Robert Simari, MD)|
|5:05-5:08 p.m.||Welcome from the KUMC CRS Director, T. Rajendra Kumar, PhD|
|5:08-5:10 p.m.||Introduction of Keynote Lecturer (T. Rajendra Kumar, PhD)|
|5:10-6:15 p.m.||Keynote Lecture - Bert O'Malley, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
"Structure-Function Relationships of the Estrogen Receptor-Coactivator Complex"
|6:30-9:00 p.m.||Reception, Beller Conference Center, 1005-1009 Hemenway Building|
|7:00-9:00 p.m.||Poster Session, Beller Conference Center, 1005-1009 Hemenway Building|
Parking garage is located on the NW corner of 10th & Baltimore, just West of the library.
|8:30-8:35 a.m.||Introductory Remarks (T. Rajendra Kumar, PhD)|
|Session I: Genetics and Epigenetics of Early Embryo Development|
|8:35-9:20 a.m.||Scott Coonrod, PhD, Cornell University
"Role of PAD Enzymes in Early Development, Estrogen Signaling, and Cancer Progression"
|9:25-9:55 a.m.||Amy Ralston, PhD, Michigan State University
"Cell Fate Decisions in the Early Mouse Embryo"
|10:00-10:15 a.m.||Trainee Lecture - To Be Determined|
|10:15-10:35 a.m.||Morning Break|
Session II: Mechanisms of Gonad Development and Function
|10:35-11:20 a.m.||Wei Yan, MD, PhD, University of Nevada School of Medicine
"Roles of Small Noncoding RNAs in Gametogenesis and Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance"
|11:25-11:55 a.m.||James A. MacLean, PhD, Southern Illinois University
"Recent Insights into RHOX Transcription Factor Action in Gonad Development"
|12:00-12:15 p.m.||Trainee Lecture - To Be Determined|
|Lunch/Trainee Poster Award Presentation|
|1:30-1:40 p.m.||Trainee Poster Award Presentation (T. Rajendra Kumar, PhD)|
|Session III: Mechanisms of Uterine Development and Pathology|
|1:45-2:30 p.m.||Robert N. Taylor, MD, PhD, Wake Forest School of Medicine
"In the Beginning: Cellular Behavior of Nascent Endometriosis"
|2:35-3:05 p.m.||Qinglei Li, PhD, Texas A&M University
"New Insights into the Function of TGF-beta Signaling in the Uterus"
|3:10-3:25 p.m.||Trainee Lecture - To be Determined|
|3:30 p.m.||Thank you for attending - meeting adjourned|