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2017 SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017
Hohn Lecture Hall, Research Study Center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

​8:00am

Registration - Breakfast

​8:45 - 9:00am

Welcome Remarks
Candace Johnson, PhD, CEO, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

SESSION I
SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
Session Chair: Martin Morgan, PhD
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics/Bioconductor, Roswell Park Cancer Institute)

​9:00 - 9:05am

Session Introduction

​9:05 - 9:35am

Reactivation of super-enhancers by KLF4 in human head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Michael Buck, PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

9:35 - 10:05am

The HMGN chromatin architectural factors counteract H1 and remodel histone tail domains within nucleosomes

Jeffrey Hayes, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center

10:05 - 10:35am

Reconstructing regulatory networks from bulk and scRNA-Seq data

Ziv Bar-Joseph, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

​10:35 - 10:50am

In silico identification of metabolic dysregulation across cancer

Spencer Rosario, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

​10:50 - 11:30am

BREAK

​11:00 - 11:15am

Illumina, Kellie Harrington 

Vendor talk - Pressman Conference room, 2nd floor room 232

​11:00 - 11:15am

Agena Bioscience, Ryan Birse

Vendor talk - HR Training Center, 2nd floor, room 255

​11:15 - 11:30am

Norgen Biotek, Bernard Lam

Vendor talk - Pressman Conference room, 2nd floor, 232

​11:15 - 11:30am

Agilent Technologies, Bridette Kipphut

Vendor talk - HR Training Center, 2nd floor, room 255

​11:30 - 11:35am

Keyonote Speaker Introduction

Richard Gronostajski, PhD, SUNY at Buffalo

KEYNOTE

11:35 - 12:30pm

Mapping a genetic wiring diagram of a cell

Brenda Andrews, PhD, CC FRSC, University of Toronto

12:30 - 1:30pm

LUNCH

Gaylord Cary room

SESSION II
FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS
Session Chair: Kirsten Moysich, PhD
Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

1:30 - 1:35pm

Session Introduction

​1:35 - 2:05pm

Cancer cell heterogeneity and therapy resistance

Dean Tang, PhD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

2:05 - 2:35pm

Novel function of DNA methylation in gene 3' end

Angela Ting, PhD, Cleveland Clinic

2:35 - 3:05pm

REDfly adn SCRMshaw: powerful tools for functional genomics

Marc Halfon, PhD, State University or New York at Buffalo

3:05 - 3:20pm

Tet1 catalytic domain knocking-out impairs neural differentiation of human embryonic stem cells

Hanquin Li, SUNY at Buffalo

​3:20 - 4:00pm

BREAK

3:30 - 3:45pm

Fluidigm, Luke Stewart 

Vendor talk - Pressman Conference room, 2nd floor, room 232

​3:30 - 3:45pm

ThermoFisher, Michael Christiaens

Vendor talk - HR Training Center, 2nd floor, room 255

3:45 - 4:00pm

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT), Ryan Demeter

Vendor talk - Pressman Conference room, 2nd floor, room 232

​3:45 - 4:00pm

Nanostring, Kit Fuhrman

Vendor talk - HR Training Center, 2nd floor, room 255

​4:00 - 4:05am

Keyonote Speaker Introduction

Prashant Singh, PhD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

4:05 - 5:00pm

Functional genomics via CRISPR-Cas: new approaches and new challenges

Prashant Mali, PhD, University of California at San Diego

KEYNOTE

5:00 - 7:00pm

SOCIAL GATHERING / POSTER SESSION, co-sponsored by RPCI and BNMC

Clinical Science Center (CSC), main lobby

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017
Hohn Lecture Hall, Research Study Center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

​8:00am

Registration - Breakfast

​8:45 - 9:00am

Welcome Remarks
Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, Deputy Director, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

SESSION III
TRANSLATIONAL GENOMICS
Session Chair: David Goodrich, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

​9:00 - 9:05am

Session Introduction

​9:05 - 9:35am

Translational genomics for cutaneous autoimmunity

Aminesh Sinha, MD, PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

9:35 - 10:05am

Clinical application of somatic mutations

Song Liu, PhD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

10:05 - 10:35am

Chromatin modifier gene mutations in urothelial carcinoma

Byron Lee, MD, PhD, Cleveland Clinic

​10:35 - 10:50am

Elucidating the function of histone mono-methyltransferase Setd8 in human erythropoiesis

Tyler Couch, University of Rochester

​10:50 - 11:05am

BREAK

​11:05 - 11:10am

Keynote Speaker Introduction

Prashant Singh, PhD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

KEYNOTE

11:10 - 12:00pm

Epigenetics in precision medicine

Jean Pierre Issa, MD, Temple University

12:00 - 1:00pm

LUNCH

POSTER SESSION 

Gaylord Cary room

SESSION IV
IMMUNOGENOMICS
Session Chair: Pawel Kalinski, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

1:00 - 1:05pm

Session Introduction

Pawel Kalinski, MD, PhD

​1:05 - 1:35pm

Rethinking optimal animal models in the immunotherapy era - Release the hounds!

Kristy Richards, PhD, MD, Cornell University

1:35 - 2:05pm

Next generation engineered T cell immunotherapies for cancer

Richard Koya, MD, PhD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

2:05 - 2:35pm

Combined genetics-genomics approaches to rheumatic disease - what multi-dimensional genomics data can teach us

James Jarvis, MD, State University of New York at Buffalo

2:35 - 2:50pm

Immunogenomics for the development of personalized T cell therapy for ovarian cancer

Muzamil Y. Want, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

​2:50 - 3:05pm

BREAK

​3:05 - 3:10pm

Keyonote Speaker Introduction

Joyce Ohm, PhD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

KEYNOTE

3:10 - 4:00pm

Can targeting the epigenome of cancer and immune cells enhance the efficacy of immune therapy?

Steven Baylin, PhD, Johns Hopkins University

4:00 - 4:15pm

POSTER AWARDS

Gaylord Cary room

4:15 - 4:30pm

CLOSING REMARKS

ADJOURNMENT