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Molecular Genetics, UofT

Registration Required
http://www.cvent.com/d/pbqnq8
Deadline: September 28, 2018
 

Second Annual Joint Symposium

UofT-ZJU Joint Institute of Genetics and Genome Medicine

Toronto - October 2, 2018

 

Welcome & Introductory Remarks:

09:00-09:15

Leah Cowen, Chair, Molecular Genetics, UofT

Min-Xin Guan, Director, Institute of Genetics, ZJU

 

Session 1

Session Chair: Howard Lipshitz

 

09:15-09:45

Freda Miller, University of Toronto

Building the mammalian brain with growth factors and neural stem cells

 

09:45-10:15

Xiaohang Yang, Zhejiang University

Life span of a neural stem cell

 

10:15-10:45

Coffee break

 

10:45-11:15

Benjamin Blencowe, University of Toronto

Microexons: roles in nervous system development and disorders

 

11:15-11:45

Jun Ma, Zhejiang University

Seeking unified concepts about embryonic pattern scaling

 

11:45-12:15

Stephen Scherer, University of Toronto

Molecular Imbalances in Autism Spectrum- and Related- Disorders

 

Lunch

12:15-13:30

Location: PGCRL Gallery

 

Session 2

Session Chair: C.C. Hui

 

13:30-14:00

Wei Liu, Zhejiang University

Signal transduction regulation of autophagy initiation

 

14:00-14:30

John Dick, University of Toronto

Tracking leukaemia development back to the cell of origin

 

14:30-15:00

Tianhua Zhou, Zhejiang University

Twa1 is a beta-catenin nuclear retention factor for Wnt signaling and colorectal tumorigenesis

 

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

 

15:30-16:00

Daniel Durocher, University of Toronto

Charting the genetic architecture of the DNA damage response

 

16:00-16:30

Yuehai Ke, Zhejiang University

Tyrosine phosphatase Shp2 regulates inflammatory microenvironment in lungs

 

16:30-17:00

Lori Frappier, University of Toronto

New mechanisms of manipulation of cellular processes by Epstein-Barr Virus

 

Closing Remarks

17:00-17:15

Leah Cowen, Chair, Molecular Genetics, UofT

Min-Xin Guan, Director, Institute of Genetics, ZJU

 

Reception & Cocktails

17:15-18:15

Location: PGCRL Gallery (Invited guests)

 

For more information
Dianne Wells
dianne.wells@utoronto.ca

 

Start Date and Time:
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:15pm
PG CRL Auditorium, 686 Bay St., SickKids
Poster Available: