Agenda

April 25, 2013

08:00am

 

Registration Opens
healthy breakfast (downstairs ballroom)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PGP FRONTIERS

 

 

 

08:45am

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks (video)
George Church

 

 

 

09:15am

 

Introducing the Canadian Personal Genome Project (video)
Jill Davies
Stephen Scherer
Discussion Leader: Carolyn Abraham

 

 

 

10:15am

 

Vignette (video)
John Lauerman

 

 

 

10:30am

 

Break

 

 

 

10:45am

 

Choosing to Be a Human Reference Standard (video)
Misha Angrist
Dorit Berlin
Marc Salit
Discussion Leader: Robert Krulwich

 

 

 

11:45am

 

Bunch of Amateurs
Jack Hitt

 

 

 

12:00am

 

Lunch Served in Ballroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRECISION MEDICINE

Session introduced by Ryan Phelan

 

 

 

01:15pm

 

Open Patient Reported Outcomes (video)
Benjamin Heywood

 

 

 

01:30pm

 

Genomics in the practice of medicine (video)
Robert Green
Heidi Rehm
Discussion Leader: Daniel MacArthur

 

 

 

02:30pm

 

Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESEARCH PARADIGMS

Session introduced by Greg Biggers

 

 

 

03:00pm

 

Participant Access to Research Data (video)
Jeff Carroll
Ed Wild

 

 

 

03:30pm

 

Reg4All
Sharon Terry

 

 

 

03:45pm

 

Beyond Guilds of Experts: Imagine What We Can Do (video)
Stephen Friend

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BROADENING THE AUDIENCE

 

 

 

04:00pm

 

Genetics in Hollywood: Inspiring Writers and Producers to Create Storylines that Improve Health Worldwide.
Sandra de Castro Buffington
Introduced by Marnie Gelbart and the Personal Genetics Education Project (pgEd.org)

 

 

 

04:30pm

 

At the crossroads of design + biology (video)
Rodrigo Martinez
Introduced by Juan Enriquez

 

 

 

04:50pm

 

Sponsor Message (video)
Matt Posard

 

 

 

05:00pm

 

Reception and Dinner (Ballroom)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REFLECTIONS

 

 

 

07:00pm

 

Steven Pinker: Decline of Human Violence (video)
In conversation with Stephen Heuser

 

 

 

 

 

April 26, 2013

08:00am

 

Registration
Healthy Breakfast Served Downstairs

 

 

 

08:45am

 

Keynote Address (video)
Wally Gilbert

 

 

 

09:15am

 

EXPLORERS SESSION

Rob Knight, Human Microbiome
Holly Menninger, Home Microbiome (video)
Rumi Chunara, Flu Near You (video)
John Moult, Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation

 

 

 

10:45am

 

Break

 

 

 

11:00am

 

EXPLORERS SESSION CONTINUED
Andreas Keller, Variability of Odor Perception (video)
Sarah Tishkoff, Adaptation to Taste and Lactose Intolerance in Africa (video)

 

 

 

11:45am

 

Closing Remarks (video)

 

 

 

12:00pm

 

Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

*Agenda is subject to change

Venue

Back Bay Events Center
John Hancock Hall & Dorothy Quincy Suite
180 Berkeley Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116