Future of Genomic Medicine 2018 – Program

(NOTE – The program is subject to change.)

Thursday, March 1, 2018

7:30 – 8:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast
Location: Scripps Seaside Forum, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

8:00 – 8:15 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Ali Torkamani, PhD, Director, Genomics, Scripps Translational Science Institute

8:15 – 8:55 AM

Awakenings: Precision Medicine for Infantile Parkinsonism

Morning Session I: The Future of Individualized Medicine

Moderator – Ali Torkamani

8:55 – 9:25 AM

The Future of Individualized Medicine
Eric Topol, MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute

9:25 – 9:55 AM

Break, View Exhibits & Networking

Morning Session II: Genome Editing

Moderator – Ali Torkamani

9:55 – 10:15 AM

André Choulika, PhD, Chairman of the Board of Directors & CEO, Cellectis

10:15 – 10:35 AM

Engineering Next-Generation T Cells for Cancer Immunotherapy
Yvonne Chen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

10:35 – 10:55 AM

Genetic and Epigenetics Approaches to Treat Disease and Aging
Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, PhD, Professor, Gene Expression Laboratory, Salk Institute

10:55 – 11:15 AM

Reciprocal CRISPR gene editing to target Glioma
Paul Knoepfler, PhD, Professor, University of California, Davis

11:15 – 11:45 PM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

11:45 – 12:00 PM

11th Annual Scripps Translational Science Institute Award

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch & Networking

Afternoon Session I: Data Science in Genetics & Genomics

Moderator – Nathan Wineinger

1:00 – 1:20 PM

Genomic Data Analysis at Scale
Amalio Telenti, MD, PhD, Chief Data Scientist, Scripps Translational Science Institute

1:20 – 1:40 PM

Mark DePristo, PhD, Head, Deep Learning for Genetics & Genomics, Google Inc.

1:40 – 2:00 PM

Data to Knowledge
Jill P. Mesirov, PhD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Computational Health Sciences, University of California, San Diego

2:00 – 2:20 PM

Jeffrey Hammerbacher, PhD, Assistant Professor, Genetics & Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai

2:20 – 2:40 PM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

2:40 – 3:10 PM

Break, View Exhibits & Networking

Afternoon Session II: Genetics of Human Origins & Adaption

Moderator – Ali Torkamani

3:10 – 3:30 PM

Ancient Hominin DNA in Sediment from Archaeological Sites
Viviane Slon, Graduate Student, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

3:30 – 3:50 PM

Mark Shriver, PhD, Professor of Anthropology, Penn State College of Liberal Arts

3:50 – 4:10 PM

Eske Willerslev, DSc, Prince Philip Professorship in Ecology & Evolution, University of Cambridge

 

4:10 – 4:30 PM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

4:30 – 5:00 PM

The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing The Way We Have Kids — And the Kids We Have
Bonnie Rochman, Journalist & Author

5:00 – 5:05 PM

Closing Remarks
Ali Torkamani, PhD, Director, Genomics, Scripps Translational Science Institute

5:05 – 7:30 PM

Reception
Location: Scripps Seaside Forum

Friday, March 2, 2018

7:30 – 8:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast
Location: Scripps Seaside Forum

8:00 – 8:15 AM

Opening Remarks
Ali Torkamani, PhD, Director, Genomics, Scripps Translational Science Institute

8:15 – 8:55 AM

Patient Story

Morning Session I: Cancer Genomics

Moderator – Gregory Botta

8:55 – 9:15 AM

Perspectives on Cancer Precision Medicine
Todd Golub, MD, Director, Cancer Program, Broad Institute

9:15 – 9:35 AM

Hillary Theakston, Executive Director, The Clarity Foundation

9:35 – 9:45 AM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

9:45 – 10:15 AM

Break, View Exhibits & Networking

Morning Session II: Circulating DNA & RNA

Moderator – Kristian Andersen

10:15 – 10:35 AM

Mickey Kertesz, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Karius

10:35 – 10:55 AM

Ash Alizadeh, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford University

10:55 – 11:15 AM

C. Jimmy Lin, MD, PhD, MHS, CSO, Oncology, Natera

11:15 – 11:35 AM

Stephen Quake, Phil, Lee Otterson Professor, School of Engineering, Stanford University

11:35 – 12:00 PM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch & Networking

Afternoon Session I: Predictive & Preventative Genetics

Moderator – Ali Torkamani

1:00 – 1:20 PM

Tyler Seibert, MD, Resident Physician, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

1:20 – 1:40 PM

The Case for Population Screening for BRCA1/2, Lynch, and Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Alicia Zhou, Head of Research, Color Genomics

1:40 – 2:00 PM

Empowering Patient Centered Care in Partnership with Genetic Counselors
Sandra Brown, MS, LCGC, Providence St. Joseph Health

Kathryn Murray, MS, CGC, PeaceHealth System

2:00 – 2:20 PM

Leslie Biesecker, MD, Chief & Senior Investigator, Medical Genomics & Metabolic Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute

2:20 – 2:40 PM

The Now of Genomic Medicine: Meeting the Challenges of Interpretation and Care in The Postgenomic Condition
Jenny Reardon, PhD, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz

2:40 – 3:00 PM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

3:00 – 3:30 PM

Break, View Exhibits & Networking

Afternoon Session II: Epigenetics

Moderator – Amalio Telenti

3:30 – 3:50 PM

Epigenetic Signatures of Neuron Diversity in the Brain
Joseph Ecker, PhD, Professor, Plant Molecular & Cellular Biology Laboratory, Salk Institute

3:50 – 4:10 PM

Robert Gould,PhD, CEO, Fulcrum Therapeutics

4:10 – 4:20 PM

Panel Discussion/Q&A

Afternoon Session III: Our Genomics Past & Future

Moderator – Ali Torkamani

4:20 – 4:50 PM

Kathleen Rubins, PhD, NASA Astronaut

4:50 – 4:55 PM

Closing Remarks & Adjourn
Ali Torkamani, PhD, Director, Genomics, Scripps Translational Science Institute