11th Structural Birth Defects Meeting
FASEB Beaumont Campus, Bethesda, MD
April 3-5, 2017

Final Program

Keynote Speaker: Len Pennacchio, Ph.D., Deputy of Genomic Technologies, DOE Joint Genome Institute and Senior Staff Scientist, Genomic Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 

Lecture topicContribution of non-genetic regulatory gene sequences to structural birth defects.”

Round Table: Kjersti Aagaard-Tillery, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine.

Lecture Topic:  “Integrating “omics” data to better understand structural birth defects.”

Roundtable Discussion: Kjersti Aagaard, Nadav Ahituv, Benedikt Hallgrimsson, Charlotte Hobbs, and Ian Krantz further fleshing out the concept of how we integrate “omics” data to better understand the etiology of birth defects.

Platform Sessions

In addition to talks presented by the grantees, short talks will be selected from the submitted abstracts, with priority for junior investigators.

Mentoring Sessions

Please click here for details of the mentoring events.  Please note that both trainees and mentors wishing to participate must sign up for these events using the link provided on the PDF.

Poster Sessions

Poster boards for this meeting will be horizontal (landscape) in orientation.  The maximum poster dimensions are:

Width: 6 feet (180 cm)
Height: 4 feet (120 cm)

Last Updated on 04/23/2019