Schedule of All Scientific Sessions and Events

Program At-A-Glance

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Ancillary and satellite meetings are reunion/university receptions or small meetings of editorial boards, committees, etc., and are not official ICHG/ASHG functions.

Listings in bold-face indicate the event is an ICHG/ASHG-sponsored scientific session/event open only to scientific registrants.

(*) Asterisks denote meetings that are by invitation or pre-registration only. Otherwise, attendance may be assumed to be open to all registrants.

 

Indicates Education-related events.

Indicates Trainee-related events.

Indicates Clinical-related events.

 

 

All Sessions/Events ICHG/ASHG Sponsored
Scientific Sessions/Events
Education Track Trainee Track Clinical Track


 
SATURDAY, October 8

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
ISONG (International Society of Nurses in Genetics) Annual Pre-Conference Workshops "Building Genetic Competency in Clinical Applications and Translational Research" (separate registration required)  Hilton Bonaventure Hotel
Mont-Royal, Convention Level

 
SUNDAY, October 9

8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
ISONG (International Society of Nurses in Genetics) 24th Annual Conference "Genomic Health Worldwide: Nurses Leading the Way." (separate registration required). Conference continues on Monday, October 10 and Tuesday, October 11.  Hilton Bonaventure Hotel
Mont-Royal, Convention Level

 
MONDAY, October 10

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
15th Annual Meeting of the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer (CGA-ICC). (separate registration required)  Delta-Centreville Hotel
Regence AB, Level C

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Gene Variant Database(LSDB) Training Course  Shriners Hospital for Children
1529 Cedar Avenue

*1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
ASHG Board of Directors Meeting #1  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salon AB, Level B

*3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
TAGC Board of Directors Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Harricana, Convention Level

*4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
ABMG Finance Committee Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Chaudiere, Convention Level

*6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ABMG Accreditation Committee Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
St. Charles, Convention Level

*6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ABMG Credentials Committee Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Matapedia, Convention Level

*6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ABMG MOC Committee Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Chaudiere, Convention Level

 
TUESDAY, October 11

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
15th Annual Meeting of the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer (CGA-ICC). (separate registration required)  Delta-Centreville Hotel
Regence AB, Level C

*8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
ASHG Undergraduate Faculty Genetics Education Workshop (advance registration required)  Convention Center
Room 519, Level 5

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Populations of the New World - Impact of Founder Effects on Health  Convention Center
Room 513CD, Level 5

*8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Genetics, Primary Care, and Developing Countries Workshop  McGill University

*8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
ABMG Board of Directors Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Richelieu, Convention Level

*8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
ACMG Board Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Hochelaga 4, Convention Level

*8:15 AM - 2:30 PM
ASHG High School Workshop for Local Students and Teachers (advance registration required)  Convention Center
Room 524, Level 5

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Human Genome Variation Society Meeting: Exome and Genome Analysis as a Tool for Disease Identification and Treatment (separate registration required)  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Marquette, Convention Level

*8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Second Annual Meeting of the Immunochip Consortium (separate registration required)  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Hochelaga 3, Convention Level

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
The Human Variome Project: Neurogenetics Consortium Meeting (separate registration required)  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Mackenzie, Convention Level

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Society of Craniofacial Genetics 34th Annual Meeting (separate registration required)  McGill University
New Residence Hall, Ballroom A

*9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ASHG Board of Directors Meeting #2  Convention Center
Room 512A, Level 5

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Registration Open  Convention Center
Viger Foyer, Level 2

*11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
ASHG Social Issues Committee Meeting  Convention Center
Room 512B, Level 5

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ataxia-Telangiectasia & Genome Instability Workshop
For further information contact: Rgatti@mednet.ucla.edu
 Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salon AB, Level B

*12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ASHG 2012 Program Committee Meeting #1  Convention Center
Room 512C, Level 5

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Genomes in a Bottle: Creating Standard Reference Materials for Genomic Variation - Why, What, and How?  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Harricana, Convention Level

*1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ICHG 2011 Scientific Program Committee Meeting #1  Convention Center
Room 513B, Level 5

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Getting the Most from the Human Genome: Understanding Updates and Improvements in the Reference Assembly  Convention Center
Room 512EF, Level 5

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Getting your Scientific Paper Written & Published When English Is Your Second Language  Convention Center
Room 710A, Level 7

1:45 PM - 3:45 PM
High Resolution Human Genome Analysis  Convention Center
Room 510, Level 5

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Adding Value Through Analysis - A Unique Next Generation Sequencing Service Providing Meaningful Results, Not Insurmountable Data  Convention Center
Room 513EF, Level 5

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1.   Opening Ceremony and Welcoming Remarks  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
2.   Panel Discussion: Whole Genome Sequencing: To Do It or Not to Do It?  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Opening Reception and Trainee Mixer within a Mixer  Convention Center
Room 517, Level 5

 
WEDNESDAY, October 12

7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Registration Open  Convention Center
Viger Foyer, Level 2

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
3.   Plenary Session on Epigenetics  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Posters Open (Display of Wednesday Posters Only)
Authors are reminded to put posters up and take them down on the same day of presentation.
 Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Exhibits Open  Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Career Resources  Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   Concurrent Invited Session I (4-9):
 
 Convention Center
 
         
4.   Deciphering Transgenerational Effects: From Molecular to Statistical Approaches  Room 517BC, Level 5
         
5.   New Insights from Human Pain Genetic Studies  Room 511, Level 5
         
6.   Beyond Genome-Wide Association Study: Integrating Transcriptome, Proteome, and Pathway Data in the Genetic Dissection of Complex Traits  Room 210, Level 2
         
7.   Recent Genetic Advances in Motor Neuron Diseases: Promises and Hurdles to Clinical Interventions  Room 520, Level 5
         
8.   Molecular Basis and Mechanisms of Recessively Inherited Forms of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)  Room 517A, Level 5
         
9.   Genetic Instability in Development, Aging and Cancer  Room 517D, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch Break, Open Viewing for Wednesday Posters and Exhibits  Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Cancer Cytogenomics Microarray Consortium (CCMC) Subcommittee Meetings  Convention Center
Room 513EF, Level 5

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
RainDance Technologies: Powering the Latest Advances in Human Health and Disease Research  Convention Center
Room 512GH, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Roche Workshop: Genetic Diversity Analysis using 454 Sequencing Systems  Convention Center
Room 513CD, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ICHG/ASHG Trainee-Mentor Luncheon (advance ticket purchase required)
SOLD OUT
 Convention Center
Room 524, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Clinical Genetics and Molecular Services in Developing Countries Workshop (advance ticket purchase required)  Convention Center
Room 510, Level 5

*12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The Human Variome Project Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting  Convention Center
Room 513B, Level 5

*12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Genetic Epidemiology Editorial Board Meeting  Convention Center
Room 512A, Level 5

*12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Human Molecular Genetics Editorial Board Meeting  Convention Center
Room 512B, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Genetics and Medicine at National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)  Convention Center
Room 519, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Life Technologies Workshop: Accelerating Translational Disease Research  Convention Center
Room 710B, Level 7

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Affymetrix Luncheon Workshop - Join the Resolution Revolution: High-Density SNP Arrays for Cancer and Constitutional Cytogenetic Research Applications  Convention Center
Room 710A, Level 7

*12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
A Cost-Efficient Solution for State-of-the-Art Quantitative PCR  Convention Center
Room 525, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
BioDiscovery Luncheon Seminari: Interpreting Structural Variants - Integrating Data, Information, and Knowledge from Microarray and Next-Gen Sequencing Technologies  Convention Center
Room 512EF, Level 5

12:45 PM - 1:45 AM
High-Resolution Nucleic Acid Separation in Human Genetics  Convention Center
Room 522, Level 5

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Illumina Sequencing Solutions for Every Need. Every Budget. Every Lab.  Westin Hotel
Montreal Room, 11th Floor

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
APHMG SIG: Directors of Graduate Degree Programs in Genetics  Convention Center
Room 512C, Level 5

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Novel Biological Insights from High-Precision CNV Analysis on the NanoString nCounter Platform  Convention Center
Room 521, Level 5

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Poster Session I (Wednesday Posters Only)
Authors are reminded to put posters up and take them down on the same day of presentation.
 Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

4:15 PM - 6:15 PM   Concurrent Platform Session A (10-19):
 
 Convention Center
 
         
10.   Population Genetics  Room 210, Level 2
         
11.   Genomics I: Structural Variation  Room 517BC, Level 5
         
12.   Neurogenetics I: Autism  Room 517D, Level 5
         
13.   Clinical Genetics I: Genotype-Phenotype Correlation in Syndromes  Room 517A, Level 5
         
14.   Chromosome Organization and Cancer Cytogenetics  Room 520, Level 5
         
15.   GeneticTesting and Counseling  Room 511, Level 5
         
16.   Statistical Genetics I: Functional Consequences of Genetic Variation  Room 516, Level 5
         
17.   Molecular Basis I: Skin and Inflammatory Disorders  Room 710A, Level 7
         
18.   Biochemical Genetics  Room 710B, Level 7
         
19.   Cardiovascular Genetics I: Complex Traits  Room 510, Level 5

6:00 PM - 9:00 AM
Dinner Symposium on Genzyme's Commitment to Rare Genetic Diseases  Westin Hotel
Fortifications Room, 9th Floor

6:15 PM - 6:40 PM
 
20.   ASHG Presidential Address: From Classroom to Courtroom to Clinic: Closing the Education Gaps in Human Genetics  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
UCSC Genome Browser - Introductory Workshop
For further information, e-mail kuhn@soe.ucsc.edu
 Convention Center
Room 524, Level 5

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Next-Gen Sequence Assembly and Analysis Made Easy Using DNASTAR Software  Intercontinental Hotel
Saint-Jacques, 3rd Floor

6:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Canadian College of Medical Geneticists - CIHR, Institute of Genetics Mixer  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Jolliet, Convention Level

6:15 PM - 10:00 PM
Launching Genetic Analysis to New Heights  Montreal Science Centre

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Baylor College of Medicine, Molecular and Human Genetics Reception  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Hochelaga 1, Convention Level

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Party Buckeye Style at the Scarlet and Gray Reception  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salon Jarry/Joyce, Level A

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
ACMG Professional Practice & Guidelines Committee Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Richelieu, Convention Level

6:40 PM - 6:50 PM
21.   ASHG Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education Presentation  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
UCSD/Salk/Scripps/UCLA/USC So-Cal Genomics Networking Social  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salon 1, Level 2

6:50 PM - 7:00 PM
22.   ASHG Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award Presentation  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
 
23.   ASHG Membership/Business Meeting and Announcement of the ASHG Trainee Award Winners and the C.W. Cotterman Award Winners  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cleveland Clinic Genomic Medicine Institute Reception  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Hochelaga 4, Convention Level

*7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Human Mutation Editorial Board Meeting  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salon C, Level B

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Case Studies in Translational Genomics - Hosted by DNA Genotek  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salon 4/5, Level 2

*7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
ACMG Biochemical Subcommittee Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
St. Charles, Convention Level

*7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
ACMG Cytogenetics Subcommittee Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Matapedia, Convention Level

*7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
ACMG Molecular Subcommittee Meeting  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Chaudiere, Convention Level

*7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
IFHGS Executive Committee and Membership Meeting  Convention Center
Room 513B, Level 5

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
UCLA Medical Genetics Training Program and UCLA Department of Human Genetics Annual Reception  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Duluth, Convention Level

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Reception for Friends of the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salon 6/7, Level 3

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
UCSF Reception  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Hochelaga 6, Convention Level

 
THURSDAY, October 13

7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Posters Open (Display of Thursday Posters Only)
Authors are reminded to put posters up and take them down on the same day of presentation.
 Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
ACMG Education & CME Meeting  Convention Center
Room 512A, Level 5

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Golden Helix Workshop: Effectively Deriving Meaning from DNA Resequencing Variant Analysis  Convention Center
Room 513EF, Level 5

*7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
AJHG Editorial Board Meeting  Convention Center
Room 512D, Level 5

7:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration Open  Convention Center
Viger Foyer, Level 2

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM   Concurrent Invited Session II (24-29):
 
 Convention Center
 
         
24.   Emerging Ethical Issues in Large-Scale International Genomics Research Collaborations  Room 511, Level 5
         
25.   Neurogenetic Pathways Underlying Speech and Language Disorders  Room 517D, Level 5
         
26.   The Nucleus, a Transcription Factory  Room 517A, Level 5
         
27.   Cancer Genomics  Room 210, Level 2
         
28.   Translational Approaches to Mitochondrial Research  Room 520, Level 5
         
29.   Changing Trends in Prenatal Diagnosis  Room 517BC, Level 5

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Exhibits Open  Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Career Resources  Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM   Concurrent Platform Session B (30-39):
 
 Convention Center
 
         
30.   Molecular Basis II: Intellectual Disability  Room 210, Level 2
         
31.   Statistical Genetics II: Expanding Genome-Wide Association Studies  Room 517BC, Level 5
         
32.   Evolutionary Genetics  Room 517D, Level 5
         
33.   Perinatal and Reproductive Genetics  Room 517A, Level 5
         
34.   Genomics II: Disease in Populations  Room 520, Level 5
         
35.   Cytogenetics  Room 511, Level 5
         
36.   Cancer Genetics I: Melanoma and Leukemia  Room 516, Level 5
         
37.   Therapy for Genetic Disorders  Room 710A, Level 7
         
38.   Pharmacogenomics  Room 710B, Level 7
         
39.   Neurogenetics II: Paraplegia, Behavior and Migraine  Room 510, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch Break, Open Viewing for Thursday Posters and Exhibits  Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
40.   ASHG Curt Stern Award Presentation  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Software Tools for the Personalized Healthcare Revolution  Convention Center
Room 512GH, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
International Credentialing for Genetic Counselors: Finding the Common Ground  Convention Center
Room 523, Level 5

*12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The Human Variome Project Genetics Journal Editors Meeting  Convention Center
Room 513B, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ACMG Maintenance of Certification Committee Meeting  Convention Center
Room 512B, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ACMG Therapeutics Committee Meeting  Convention Center
Room 512A, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Roche Workshop: Genetic Variation in Human Disease: Methods for Discovery and Detection  Convention Center
Room 512EF, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Advances in Target Enrichment Using Agilent's SureSelect Platform  Convention Center
Room 524, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
BGI Luncheon: Human Disease Research in the Era of Next-Generation Sequencing  Convention Center
Room 519, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Challenges in the Translation of Genomic Innovations into Clinical Care  Convention Center
Room 513EF, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Complete Genomics Workshop: Applications of Complete Human Genome Sequencing  Convention Center
Room 513CD, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Genotyping and GeneExpression Advances Using the Watergen SmartChip Quantitative Real-Time System  Convention Center
Room 525, Level 5

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
41.   ASHG William Allan Award Presentation  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Genetics and Epigenetics Analysis Using Pyrosequencing  Convention Center
Room 522, Level 5

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Using Multiple Illumina Technologies for Comprehensive Genomic Analysis  Westin Hotel
Montreal Room, 11th Floor

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
See the Future of Sequencing with Ion Torrent  Convention Center
Room 710A, Level 7

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
42.   Gruber Genetics Prize Award Presentation  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Poster Session II (Thursday Posters Only)
Authors are reminded to put posters up and take them down on the same day of presentation.
 Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

4:15 PM - 6:15 PM
43.   Plenary Debate Session: Current and Emerging Sequencing Technologies: Changing the Practice of Medical Genetics  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Association of Chinese Geneticists in America Annual Meeting and Banquet  Convention Center
Room 519, Level 5

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
UCSC Genome Browser - Intermediate Workshop
For further information, e-mail kuhn@soe.ucsc.edu
 Convention Center
Room 524, Level 5

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
University of Michigan Department of Human Genetics Alumni Gathering  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salon 6, Level 3

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ICHG Trainee Development Program and Networking: Working Across Borders: Finding the Perfect Postdoc or Faculty Position in Another Country (separate advance registration required)
SOLD OUT
 Convention Center
Room 710A, Level 7

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Optimization of Illumina mRNA-Seq Experimental Results and Conversion to a User-Friendly Analysis Solution  Convention Center
Room 512GH, Level 5

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cornelia de Lange Syndrome: Exemplifying the Facilitation of Clinical and Basic Science Research for Rare Disorders  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salon AB, Level B

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Host, New Home for P3G  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Hochelaga 5, Convention Level

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Johns Hopkins Institute of Genetic Medicine Reception  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Hochelaga 4, Convention Level

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
ACMG Lab QA Committee Meeting  Convention Center
Room 513B, Level 5

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Emory University Department of Human Genetics Reception  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
St. Laurent, Convention Level

7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Private Concert at the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal (admittance by advance ticket purchase only)  Notre-Dame Basilica
1101 Notre-Dame Street, West

*7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A Editorial Board Meeting  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salon C, Level B

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tutorial on the 1000 Genome Project Data  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
Salle de Bal West, Level 4

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences Alumni Reception  Hilton Montreal Hotel
Le Castillon Room, Lobby Level

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
University of Chicago, Department of Human Genetics Dessert & Wine Reception  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Jolliet, Convention Center

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
CHOP/PENN Reunion  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Hochelaga 2, Convention Level

 
FRIDAY, October 14

7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Posters Open (Display of Friday Posters Only)
Authors are reminded to put posters up and take them down on the same day of presentation.
 Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration Open  Convention Center
Viger Foyer, Level 2

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
44.   Plenary Debate Session: Owning the Genome: The Patenting and Licensing of Genes and Their Impact on Medical Genetics  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Exhibits Open  Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Career Resources  Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   Concurrent Invited Session III (45-50):
 
 Convention Center
 
         
45.   Functional Noncoding RNAs in Mammalian Systems and Disease  Room 517BC, Level 5
         
46.   Mechanisms of Embryonic Development and Organogenesis: Insights into Human Birth Defects  Room 517A, Level 5
         
47.   One and the Same? Twins, Epigenetics and the Elucidation of Complex Genetic Traits and Diseases  Room 517D, Level 5
         
48.   Individual Resequencing for Complex Trait Genetics  Room 210, Level 2
         
49.   International Policies Regarding the Retention and Use of Residual Dried Blood Spot Specimens after Newborn Screening  Room 520, Level 5
         
50.   Exploring International Approaches to the Evaluation of Genetics Education  Room 511, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch Break, Open Viewing for Friday Posters and Exhibits  Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ICHG/ASHG Publications Workshop (advance ticket purchase required)
SOLD OUT
 Convention Center
Room 710A, Level 7

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Diagnostic Dilemmas: Review and Discussion of Unique Cases  Convention Center
Room 524, Level 5

*12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ASHG 2012 Program Committee Meeting #2  Convention Center
Room 512C, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ACMG Economics Committee Meeting  Convention Center
Room 512A, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Clinical Genetics Editorial Board Meeting  Convention Center
Room 513B, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The International Standards for Cytogenomic Arrays (ISCA) Consortium: A Research Resource  Convention Center
Room 522, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Affymetrix Luncheon Workshop - Advances in Genome-Wide and Targeted Genotyping Solutions for Disease Research  Convention Center
Room 512GH, Level 5

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Fluidigm Workshop: Complete Solutions for Targeted Resequencing on the Illumina MiSeq and Roche GS Junior Personal Sequencing Systems  Convention Center
Room 519, Level 5

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Cellecta Workshop - Open-Source RNAi Genetic Screen Platform: Discovery of Drug Targets in Cancer Cell Models  Convention Center
Room 523, Level 5

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
APHMG Business Meeting and Lunch  Convention Center
Room 512EF, Level 5

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Pacific Biosciences Workshop: Single-Molecule Sequencing: Insights into Clinical Utility  Convention Center
Room 513EF, Level 5

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Poster Session III (Friday Posters Only)
Authors are reminded to put posters up and take them down on the same day of presentation.
 Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Level 2

4:15 PM - 6:15 PM   Concurrent Platform Session C (51-60):
 
 Convention Center
 
         
51.   Cancer Genetics II: Ovarian and Breast  Room 210, Level 2
         
52.   Genomics III: Genome Expression  Room 517BC, Level 5
         
53.   Molecular Basis III: Ciliopathies  Room 517D, Level 5
         
54.   Statistical Genetics III: Analysis of Sequence Data  Room 517A, Level 5
         
55.   Epigenetics  Room 520, Level 5
         
56.   Complex Traits I: Approaches and Methods  Room 511, Level 5
         
57.   Cardiovascular Genetics II: Single Gene and Chromosomal Conditions  Room 516, Level 5
         
58.   Neurogenetics III: Alzheimer, Parkinson and Neurodegenerative Diseases  Room 710A, Level 7
         
59.   Clinical Genetics II: Neurodevelopmental Disorders  Room 710B, Level 7
         
60.   Ethical, Legal, Social and Policy Issues  Room 510, Level 5

*6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Ensembl 'Advanced Users' Workshop: API
For further information, e-mail xose@ebi.ac.uk
 Convention Center
Room 524, Level 5

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Harvard Medical School Genetics Training Program Alumni Reception  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Hochelaga 6, Convention Level

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Pittsburgh Reunion  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Saint-Maurice, Covention Level

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
University of Washington- Faculty, Fellow and Alumni Reception  Bar & Boeuf Bistro Gourmand
500 McGill (corner Notre-Dame) Old-Montreal
Montréal, Québec

 
SATURDAY, October 15

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration Open  Convention Center
Viger Foyer, Level 2

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM   Concurrent Invited Session IV (61-66):
 
 Convention Center
 
         
61.   Human Molecular Cytogenetics: Functional Nuclear Architecture and Disease  Room 517D, Level 5
         
62.   Quantitative Traits in Neurogenetics: The Future of Phenotyping in Neurological, Psychiatric and Developmental Disorders  Room 517BC, Level 5
         
63.   Lysosomes and Genetic Diseases  Room 520, Level 5
         
64.   Nutrigenomics: Genotype by Environment Interaction and Disease Risk  Room 511, Level 5
         
65.   Status and Prospects of Genetic Therapy for Major Mendelian Diseases  Room 517A, Level 5
         
66.   Intellectual Disability and Autism: Two Sides of the Same Coin  Room 210, Level 2

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
67.   Plenary Session: Diseases, Populations and Evolution: From the Cellular to the Continental  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch Break  Convention Center

*12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
ICHG 2011 Scientific Program Committee Meeting #2  Convention Center
Room 513B, Level 5

*12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Ensembl 'New Users' Workshop: Web site and BioMart
For further information, e-mail xose@ebi.ac.uk
 Convention Center
Room 524, Level 5

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Professional Women In Genetics Consortium Luncheon  Convention Center
Room 513CD, Level 5

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM   Concurrent Platform Session D (68-77):
 
 Convention Center
 
         
68.   Clinical Genetics III: Copy Number Variants and Disease  Room 210, Level 2
         
69.   Statistical Genetics IV: Rare Variants  Room 517BC, Level 5
         
70.   Advances in Technology  Room 517D, Level 5
         
71.   Neurogenetics IV: Schizophrenia and Epilepsy  Room 517A, Level 5
         
72.   Complex Traits II: Genome-Wide Association Studies  Room 520, Level 5
         
73.   Genomics IV: Disease and Chromatin  Room 511, Level 5
         
74.   From Sequence to Function  Room 516, Level 5
         
75.   Molecular Basis IV: Musculoskeletal Disorders  Room 710A, Level 7
         
76.   Genetic Screening and Education  Room 710B, Level 7
         
77.   Cancer Genetics III: Susceptibility to Outcome  Room 510, Level 5

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
78.   Closing Plenary Session: The Grandest Challenge: Bringing Life Sciences from Lab to Village  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
79.   Closing Remarks  Convention Center
Room 210, Level 2

 
SUNDAY, October 16

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
2011 Annual Education Conference of the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (separate registration required)  Holiday Inn
420 Sherbrooke West
Ambassador Room, Level 2

 
MONDAY, October 17

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
International Symposium on Autosomal Recessive Spastic Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay (ARSACS)  Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute
3801 University Street
Grandpré Communications Centre

 

 

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by grant number 1 R13 HG006229-01 from the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Eye Institute, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

 

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