The Big in Big Data: Breakthrough Discoveries, Disease Disparities, and Precision Medicine

November 07 and 08, 2018.

A Computational Medicine Center Symposium on big data and disease disparities.

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Big Data Registration Fee

Students (Jefferson & Affiliates, Non-Jefferson)

$0

Faculty / Physicians / Other Health Professionals (Jefferson & Affiliates)

$200

Faculty / Physicians / Other Health Professionals (Non-Jefferson)

$300

Industry & Other Non-Academic

$400

Preliminary Agenda – Subject to Change
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 07

6:00PM – 6:15PM

Welcome & Introductions

Isidore Rigoutsos, PhD

Computational Medicine Center, Thomas Jefferson U

Mark Tykocinski, MD

Provost, and Dean Sidney Kimmel Medical College

6:15PM – 7:15PM

Keynote Presentation: Advancing Cancer Disparities Research: Opportunities for Big Data, Translational Research, and Precision Medicine

Tiffany Wallace, PhD

Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI, NIH

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 08

7:45AM – 8:00AM

Welcome & Introductions

Mark Tykocinski, MD

Provost, and Dean Sidney Kimmel Medical College

8:00AM – 8:30AM

Personalized MicroRNA Therapy for Cancer

Frank Slack, PhD

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard U

8:30AM – 9:00AM

Towards a Complete Characterization of the Human MicroRNAome

Eric Londin, PhD

Computational Medicine Center, Thomas Jefferson U

9:00AM – 9:30AM

TBD

Katherine Sherif, MD

Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson U

9:30AM – 10:00AM

Coffee Break

10:00AM – 10:30AM

About Chomsky, Genomic Immunity, and Cancer Patients

George Calin, MD, PhD

Department of Experimental Therapeutics, MD Anderson Cancer Center

10:30AM – 11:00PM

Lung Cancer Health Disparities and Precision Medicine

Brid Ryan, PhD, MPH

Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, NCI, NIH

11:00AM – 11:30AM

Big Data on Small Things: Using Single-Cell Transcriptomics and miRNA Profiling to Understand Human Development

Louise Laurent, MD, PhD

Department of Reproductive Medicine, UC San Diego School of Medicine

11:30AM – 12:00PM

Cyclic-phosphate-containing RNAs as a Hidden Hayer of Transcriptome Dysregulated in Diseases

Yohei Kirino, PhD

Computational Medicine Center, Thomas Jefferson U

12:00PM – 1:30PM

Lunch

1:30PM – 2:00PM

Mitochondrial Polymorphisms as Predictors of Disparities in Metastasis Efficiency and Therapeutic Efficacy?

Danny Welch, PhD

Dept. of Cancer Biology, Kansas U. Medical Center

2:00PM – 2:30PM

Nuclear and Mitochondrial Short Non-coding RNAs that Depend on Sex, Population Origin, and Race are Linked to Key Pathways

Isidore Rigoutsos, PhD

Computational Medicine Center, Thomas Jefferson U

2:30PM – 3:00PM

Multiscale Neuroscience and Genetic Liability to Neuropsychiatric Disease

Panagiotis Roussos, MD, PhD

Dept of Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

3:00PM – 3:30PM

Discussion – All Speakers

3:30PM

Closing Remarks/Departure

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