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** 8th Annual Dartmouth Integrative Biology Symposium **

"Epigenetics"

Tuesday April 21st , Location: Top of the Hop
 5:00-7:00 PM  Poster Session and Reception

Wednesday April 22nd, Location: Alumni Hall

8:00-8:40AM Arrival/Registration (rolls, juice, and coffee available)
8:40-8:50 Welcoming Remarks: Duane Compton, Ph.D., Interim Dean, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College
8:50-9:00 Opening Remarks: Carmen Marsit, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology and of Epidemiology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, Chair of the 8th Annual Dartmouth Integrative Biology Symposium
9:00-9:05 Speaker Introductions: Alison Paquette, Graduate Student, Program in Experimental Molecular Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College
9:05-10:00

Invited Speaker: Schahram Akbarian, M.D., Professor of Neuroscience and of Psychiatry Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, "The Human Brain and its Epigenome"

10:00-10:05

Speaker Introduction: Alison Paquette, Graduate Student, Program in Experimental Molecular Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College

10:05-10:30 Dartmouth Speaker: Giovanni Bosco, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, "Folding and Refolding of the Genome and Missing Heritability"
10:30-10:55 Coffee Break (cookies, brownies, soda and coffee available) - Student Posters available for viewing
10:55-11:00

Speaker Introductions: Brock Christensen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College

11:00-11:25

Dartmouth Speaker: Erika Moen, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, "Gene Body Methylation of MGMT and Sensitivity to Temozolomide"

11:25-11:30 Speaker Introductions: Brock Christensen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College
11:30-12:25PM

Invited Speaker: E. Andres Houseman, Sc.D., Associate Professor of Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, "Cell Composition Effects in the Analysis of DNA Methylation Data"

12:25-1:30

Buffet Lunch for Attendees - Student Posters will be available for viewing - Following lunch, iPad Research and Education Grants will be awarded

1:30-1:35

Speaker Introductions: Margaret Karagas, Ph.D., James W. Squires Professor and Chair of Epidemiology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College

1:35-1:55

Dartmouth Speaker: Brock Christensen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College "DNA Methylation Alterations in Breast Cancer development and Progression"

1:55-2:00 Speaker Introductions: Margaret Karagas, Ph.D., James W. Squires Professor and Chair of Epidemiology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College
2:00-2:55

Invited Speaker: Xiaole Shirley Liu, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University and the Dana Farber Cancer Research Institute "Using Epigenetic Profiling and CRISPR Screens to Understand Prostate Cancer Progression"

2:55-3:20 Coffee Break (cookies, brownies, soda and coffee available) - Student Posters available for viewing
3:20-3:25 Speaker Introductions: Carmen Marsit, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology and of Epidemiology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, Chair of the 8th Annual Dartmouth Integrative Biology Symposium
3:25-3:50

Dartmouth Speaker: Benjamin Green, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences, "The Role of Imprinted Gene Expression within the Placenta on Infant Neurobehavioral Development"

3:50-4:00 Keynote Speaker Introduction: Carmen Marsit, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology and of Epidemiology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, Chair of the 8th Annual Dartmouth Integrative Biology Symposium
4:00-4:55

Keynote Speaker: Marisa Bartolomei, Ph.D., Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, "Epigenetic regulation of genomic imprinting"

          4:00-4:55 Closing Remarks
         5:00-6:00 Reception - Wine/beer/soda/hors d'oeuvres will be served
**Tentative Schedule**