Annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics

Annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics
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Monday, November 5
7:00 AM – 11:30 PM
Open time slot for affiliate and satellite events, and global meetings
3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
ASHG Board of Directors Meeting #1
San Francisco Marriott Hotel
Tuesday, November 6
(NOTE: Election Day in the US. Please remember to complete your absentee voter application).
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Open time slot for affiliate events, satellite events, exhibitor workshops, and global meetings.
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
ASHG Undergraduate Faculty Genetics Education Workshop (Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
ASHG High School Workshop (for local San Francisco students and teachers)
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
ASHG Board of Directors Meeting #2
Moscone Center
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
ASHG Program Committee Meeting #1
Moscone Center
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
ASHG Social Issues Committee Meeting
Moscone Center
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
ASHG Presidential Address
Speaker: Mary-Claire King, University of Washington; 2012 President.
Moscone Center
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Plenary Abstract Presentations
Moscone Center
6:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Open time slot for affiliate and satellite events, exhibitor receptions and global meetings
6:45 PM – 8:15 PM
Opening Mixer & Trainee Mixer within a Mixer
San Francisco Marriott Hotel
Wednesday, November 7
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Concurrent Invited Sessions I (Tentative Titles)
●Insights into Human Demography and Selection from Full Genome Sequencing
●Assessing the Pathogenicity of Genetic Variants - Translating In Vitro and In Silico Advances To the Clinic
Moscone Center
●Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) - GWAS and Beyond: Guiding Light for the Complex Neurodegenerative Diseases
●Yes Virginia, Family Studies Really Are Useful for Complex Traits in the Next Generation Sequencing Era" (in honor of Dr. Robert Elston's contributions to human genetics in the year of his 80th birthday)
●Gene Regulatory Change: The Engine of Human Evolution?
●Metabolism, Metals and Neurodegeneration: Toward Enhanced Understanding of Disease Mechanisms and Rational Therapeutics (Clinical)
●Surveying Customer Responses to Personal Genetic (including DTC) Services (Social Issues)
●Implementing of Next Generation Sequencing as a Clinical Test (Education)
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Networking Break
Moscone Center
10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Exhibits and Posters Open
Moscone Center
10:30 AM – 12:45 PM
Concurrent Platform (Abstract-Driven) Sessions A
(Concurrent sessions, listings will be posted in August)
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Lunch Break
Open time slot for viewing posters and exhibits, or attending affiliate and exhibitor events as well as global meetings.
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Trainee Mentor Luncheon
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Discovering Biological Data at NCBI
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Clinical Interpretation of Cytogenomic Arrays: Tools & Resources
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
2:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Poster Session I (listings will be posted in August)
Moscone Center
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Networking Break
Moscone Center
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Invited Presidential Symposium
Organized by: Mary-Claire King, University of Washington; 2012 President.
Moscone Center
6:45 PM – 8:15 PM
Social Media + Scientists = Success: Strategies for Using Social Media to Benefit Your Research, Your Career, and Your Connections
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
6:45 PM – 8:15 PM
UCSC Browser Workshop (Intermediate/Advanced Users)
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
6:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Open time slot for affiliate events, receptions, and global meetings.
Moscone Center
Thursday, November 8
7:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Posters Open
Moscone Center
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Concurrent Invited Sessions II (Tentative Titles)
●Common CNVs: Patterns of Variations and Human Diseases
●Advancing Gene Therapy to the Clinic: Molecular Medicines Come of Age (Clinical)
●Model Organism Genetics, Human Biology, and Human Disease
●Next Generation Sequencing in Isolated Populations: Opportunities for Accelerated Gene Discovery in Complex Traits
●RNA Splicing in Human Development, Diseases and Natural Variation
●Mendelian Randomization: Using Genetic Variants to Inform Causality in Observational Epidemiology
●Genome Sequencing in Clinical Care: Dealing Practically with Ethical and Social Issues (Social Issues; Clinical)
●Transforming Medical Student Education in Genetics and Genomics– How do we improve health and individualize care through medical school genetic and genomic curricula? (Education)
Moscone Center
10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Exhibits Open
Moscone Center
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Networking Break
Moscone Center
10:30 AM – 12:45 PM
Concurrent Platform (Abstract-Driven) Sessions B
(Concurrent sessions, listings will be posted in August)
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Lunch Break
Open time slot for viewing posters and exhibits or attending affiliate and exhibitor events as well as global meetings.
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Diagnostic Dilemmas: Rare and Unknown Cases
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
American Journal of Human Genetics (AJHG) Editorial Board Meeting
Moscone Center
2:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Poster Session II (listings will be posted in August)
Moscone Center
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Networking Break
Moscone Center
4:30 PM – 6:45 PM
Concurrent Platform (Abstract-Driven) Sessions C
(Concurrent sessions, listings will be posted in August)
Moscone Center
6:45 PM – 8:15 PM
Galaxy 101: Data Integration, Analysis and Sharing
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
6:45 PM – 11:30 PM
Open time slot for affiliate events, receptions, and global meetings.
Moscone Center
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
ASHG Trainee Development Program/Networking Session
(Separate registration required.)
Moscone Center
Friday, November 9
7:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Posters Open
Moscone Center
8:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Concurrent Platform (Abstract-Driven) Sessions D
(Concurrent sessions, listings will be posted in August)
Moscone Center
10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Exhibits Open
Moscone Center
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Networking Break
Moscone Center
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Gruber Genetics Prize Award Presentation
Moscone Center
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
ASHG William Allan Award Presentation
Moscone Center
11:45 AM – 12:45 AM
ASHG Membership/Business Meeting
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Lunch Break
Open time slot for viewing posters and exhibits, or attending affiliate and exhibitor events as well as global meetings.
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
ASHG Program Committee Meeting #2
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
ASHG Mock Study Workshop
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Galaxy Workshop: Working with GCS Data and Data Visualization
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
2:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Poster Sessions III (listings will be posted in August)
Moscone Center
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Networking Break
Moscone Center
4:30 PM – 6:45 PM
Concurrent Platform (Abstract-Driven) Sessions E
(Concurrent sessions, listings will be posted in August)
Moscone Center
6:45 PM – 9:00 PM
ASHG Awards Committee Meeting
Moscone Center
6:45 PM – 8:15 PM
Ensembl Browser Workshop
(Separate advance registration required.)
Moscone Center
6:45 PM – 11:30 PM
Open time slot for affiliate events, receptions, and global meetings.
Saturday, November 10
8:00 AM – 8:20 AM
ASHG Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education Presentation
Moscone Center
8:20 AM – 8:40 AM
ASHG McKusick Leadership Award
Moscone Center
8:40 AM – 8:45 AM
C.W. Cotterman Awards Announcement
Moscone Center
8:45 AM – 8:55 AM
ASHG Trainee Awards Announcement
Moscone Center
8:55 AM – 9:20 AM
ASHG Curt Stern Award Presentation
Moscone Center
9:20 AM – 9:40 AM
Networking Break
Moscone Center
9:40 AM – 11:40 AM
Concurrent Invited Sessions III (Tentative Titles)
●Genomic Approaches to Mendelian Disorders
●The Functional Consequences of MicroRNAs Dysregulation in Human Disease
●Returning Results from Large-scale Sequencing: Where the Rubber Meets the Road (Clinical)
●Emerging Applications of Identity by Descent Segment Detection
●Selection Signatures and the Genetics of Autoimmunity and Infectious diseases
●Stem Cells and Personalized Medicine
●Should Noninvasive Prenatal Diagnosis Augment and Replace Current Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis? (Social Issues/Clinical)
●Centralizing the Deposition and Curation of Human Mutations (Education/Clinical)
Moscone Center
11:40 AM – 12:00 PM
Break
Moscone Center
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Closing Plenary Session: Present and Future Directions for Human Genetics
Organized by Joel N. Hirschhorn, Children’s Hospital of Boston and Broad Institute; 2012 Program Chair.

6 Nov - 10 Nov 2012
San Francisco
United States of America
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