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Program

Wednesday Oct. 31, 2018
Session 1– Genetics of Virus-Host Interactions

Chair: TBA

Noon – 1 p.m. CGRC atrium Registration and Poster Session 1 set-up
1 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. CGRC 101 Opening Remarks Patrick Concannon, Director UFGI
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. CGRC 101 Title TBA Svetlana Folimonova, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CGRC 101 Title TBA Valery Grdzelishvili, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences; The University of North Carolina, Charlotte

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. CGRC 101 Title TBA Stephanie Karst, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CGRC 451 Poster Session I & Reception
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. HPNP Auditorium Keynote Speaker
“Towards a Universal Influenza Virus Vaccine”
Peter Palese, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018
Session 2– Quantitative Traits

Chair: TBA

8 a.m. – 9 a.m. CGRC atrium Registration and breakfast
9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. CGRC 101 “Gene-by-sex interactions in mitochondrial functions and cardio-metabolic traits” Aldon Lusis, Ph.D.

Professor; Departments of Medicine, Cardiology, Human Genetics, MIMG;
The University of California, Los Angeles
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. CGRC 101 Title TBA Lauren McIntyre, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. CGRC 101 Title TBA Eduardo Vallejos, Ph.D.

Professor, Horticulture Sciences Department, University of Florida

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CGRC 101 “Personalizing Cancer Survivorship: Is there a Role for Genomics?” Eileen Dolan, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine, and Chair of Committee on Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics, The University of Chicago

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CGRC 451 Poster Session II and Lunch

Session 3– Genetics Adaptation and Evolution

Chair: TBA

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. CGRC 101 “Evolutionary origin of steroid signalling in plants” Ana I. Caño-Delgado, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG)
CSICIRTA-UAB-UB, Barcelona 08193, Spain

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. CGRC 101 Title TBA Fred Gmitter, Ph.D.

Professor, Horticulture Sciences Department, University of Florida

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. CGRC 101 Title TBA Charlie Baer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Florida

3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m. CGRC 101 Title TBA Brant Faircloth, Ph.D.
4 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. CGRC 101 Best Poster Awards and Conclusion  Patrick Concannon, Director of UFGI

 

Organization Committee

Jeffrey Rollins (Chair), Jorg Bungert, Larisa H. Cavallari, Keith Choe, Ana C. Conesa, David Oppenheimer, Laura Ranum, Michele Tennant, Christopher Vulpe.


Support

Chris Williams, Cornelia Frazier, Hope Parmeter, Fabiana Otero, Isabella Meredith, Greg Tyler, Joseph Kelly