Epigenome Across the Lifespan is a full-day conference bringing together basic and clinical researchers, health professionals, and trainees to examine the development, influence, and trajectory of biological processes across the lifespan.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh, and Magee-Womens Research Institute. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.
Registration is required, deadline is April 24. Scroll down to view speaker bios and a tentative itinerary.
Friday, May 3
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
University of Pittsburgh
|7:30 - 8:30 a.m.||Registration and Breakfast|
|8:30 - 8 45 a.m.||Welcome and Introductions|
|8:45 - 9:15 a.m.||Impact of Assisted Reproduction on Genomic Imprinting in Oocytes and Preimplantation Embryos - Mellissa RW Mann, PhD|
|9:15 - 9:45 a.m.||Ribosomal DNA (rDNA) Age: New Markers of Exposure and Response to Interventions in Humans and Mice - Bernardo Lemos, PhD|
|9:45 - 10:00 a.m.||Break|
|10:00 - 10:30 a.m.||The Piwi-piRNA Pathway: a New Paradigm of Gene Regulation - Haifan Lin, PhD|
|10:30 - 11:00 a.m.||Profiling of Pluripotency Factors in Single Cells and Early Embryos - Sarah Hainer, PhD|
|11:00 - 11:45 a.m.||Panel Discussion|
|11:45 - 12:30 p.m.||Lunch|
|12:30 - 1:30 p.m.||REAL Recipients Spotlights and Panel Discussion|
|1:30 - 2:00 p.m.||Regulatory Genetic Variants and Human Diseases - Marcelo Nóbrega, MD, PhD|
|2:00 - 2:30 p.m.||The Genetic and Epigenetic Quirks of a Classic Imprinted Domain for Endocrine, Metabolic, and Neuronal Phenotypes (Prader-Willi/Angelman/autism) - Robert Nicholls, D.Phil.|
|2:30 - 2:45 p.m.||Break|
|2:45 - 3:15 p.m.||Mechanisms of Lifespan Control - Vadim Gladyshev, PhD|
|3:15 - 3:45 p.m.||Epigenomics of Patient Outcomes after Neurological Injury - Yvette Conley, PhD, FAAN|
|3:45 - 4:30 p.m.||Panel Discussion, Concluding Remarks, and CME Adjournment|
Please join us for a wine and cheese reception immediately following the presentations.
Epigenomics of Patient Outcomes after Neurological Injury
Ribosomal DNA (rDNA) Age: New Markers of Exposure and Response to Interventions in Humans and Mice.
The Genetic and Epigenetic Quirks of a Classic Imprinted Domain for Endocrine, Metabolic, and Neuronal Phenotypes (Prader-Willi/Angelman/autism)
Mechanisms of Lifespan Control
The Piwi-piRNA Pathway: a New Paradigm of Gene Regulation
Regulatory Genetic Variants and Human Diseases
Profiling of Pluripotency Factors in Single Cells and Early Embryos
Impact of Assisted Reproduction on Genomic Imprinting in Oocytes and Preimplantation Embryos
This conference was held in the spring of 2018 and the topic centered on biomedical science across the lifespan with emphasis on aging and the developmental origin of health and disease.