Reproductive & Developmental Sciences Symposium: From Bench to Bedside

primateThe 2017 Annual Oregon National Primate Research Center Scientific Symposium is being hosted by the Division of Reproductive & Developmental Sciences. The symposium’s three hot topics are germ cell and embryonic development, fertility and in utero development, and fetal outcome and postnatal development.

2017 Annual ONPRC Scientific Symposium
Reproductive & Developmental Sciences: From Bench to Bedside

Friday, September 22, 2017
8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Oregon National Primate Research Center
OHSU West Campus

Submit poster presentation abstracts by email (300-word limit) before August 18.

Registration is free and includes breakfast, lunch, and an optional tour of the Center. Space is limited — early registration is recommended.

Panels

GERM CELL AND EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT
Biology of genomic methylation patterns
Keynote speaker: Timothy H. Bestor, Ph.D., professor of genetics and development
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
Presentations by the OHSU/ONPRC laboratories of Shawn Chavez, Ph.D.Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., and Alison Ting, Ph.D.

FERTILITY AND IN UTERO DEVELOPMENT
Regulation of genomic imprinting in development and disease
Keynote speaker: Marisa S. Bartolomei, Ph.D., professor of cell and developmental biology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Presentations by the OHSU/ONPRC laboratories of Antonio Frias, M.D.Cadence True, Ph.D., and Leslie Myatt, Ph.D.

FETAL OUTCOME AND POSTNATAL DEVELOPMENT
Maternal pre-pregnancy metabolic condition; short and long-term effects on offspring
Keynote speaker: Patrick M. Catalano, M.D., director of the Center for Reproductive Health at Case Western Reserve University and director of Clinical Research at MetroHealth
Presentations by the OHSU/ONPRC laboratories of Peta Grigsby, Ph.D.Alejandro Lomniczi, Ph.D.Elinor Sullivan, Ph.D., and Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D. 

Conference contact: onprc-drds@ohsu.edu.

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