23rd International Mammalian Genome Conference: 1 - 4 November 2009, Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, California.

Program at a Glance

Sunday, November 1, 2009
8:00 – 9:00 Registration Open for Bioinformatics Registration Booth
9:00 – 12:00 Bioinformatics Workshop Pavilion I
11:00 Student Satellite Symposium Registration  Ballroom Foyer
1:00 – 3:00 Student Satellite Symposium Session 1
Chairs: Maja Bucan / Karen Steel
Salon C
3:00 – 3:30 Tea & Coffee Break Scripps Ballroom Foyer
3:30 – 5:15 Student Satellite Symposium Session 2
Chairs: Maja Bucan / Karen Steel
Salon C
7:00 – 9:00 Welcome Reception and dinner Pavilion Gardens
Monday, November 2, 2009
8:00 – 6:30 Registration Open Registration Booth
8:20 – 8:30 Official Opening  
8:30 – 10:00 Session 1: Large Scale Resources
Chair: Karen Steel
Salon A, B, C
8:30 – 8:45 The Mouse Genomes Project: Next- Generation Sequencing of 17 mouse genomes
David Adams, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK
 
8:45 – 9:00 The Collaborative Cross
David Threadgill, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
 
9:00 – 9:15 Targeted Mutagenesis of the Complete set of Mouse Genes
Colin Fletcher, National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of HealthBethesda, MD, USA
 
9:15 – 9:30 Phenotyping and Functional Annotation of the Mouse Genome – The Eumodic Programme
Steve Brown, Medical Research Council, Harwell, UK
 
9:30 – 9:45 Community input into planning an International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium
Mark Moore, International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium, London, UK
 
9:45 – 10:00 The Utility of Phenotype Ontologies
Janan Eppig, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME USA
 
10:00 – 12:00 Tea and Coffee/ Exhibition and Poster Session 1

Poster Themes: Infectious disease; Host resistance; Epigenetics; Resources and genome-wide approaches
Scripps Ballroom Foyer
11:30 – 1:00 Mammalian Genome Editorial Board Meeting La Jolla Cove
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Parterre Gardens
1:00 – 2:00 Session 2: Infectious Disease, Host Resistance and Epigenetics
Chairs: Fuad Iraqi / Amy Moser
Salon A, B, C
1:00 – 1:30 The Toll-like receptors and host resistance
Bruce Beutler, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA
 
1:30 – 2:00 Aire
Diane Mathis, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
 
2.00 – 3.00

Infectious Disease, Host Resistance and Epigenetics Papers

Scripps Ballroom Foyer
3:00 – 3:30 Coffee Break  
3.30 – 4:30 Infectious Disease, Host Resistance and Epigenetics Papers  
4:30 – 5:30 IMGS Business meeting  
5:30 – 6:30

Verne Chapman Lecture
Chair: Bruce Beutler

Mendel’s long tail: implications of quantitative phenotypes in heterozygous carriers of recessive syndrome mutations
Chris Goodnow, The John Curtin School of Medical Research; The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Salon A, B, C
7:00 Buses into La Jolla for evening on own  
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
8:00 – 6:30 Registration Open  
8:00 – 10:15 Session 3: Neuroscience, Behavior, and Sensory Perception
Chairs: Nancy Jenkins / George Carlson
Salon A, B, C
8:00–8:30 Sex Battles in the Brain
Catherine Dulac, Harvard University Boston, MA, USA
 
8:30 – 9:00 The Fifth Sense: Molecular Mechanisms of Temperature and Pain Detection
Ardem Patapoutian, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
 
9:00 – 10:15

Neuroscience, Behavior and Sensory Perception Papers

 
10:15 – 12:15 Tea and Coffee/ Exhibition and Poster Session 2

Poster Themes: Neuroscience, Behaviour and Sensory perception; Metabolism and Physiology
 
11:45 -1:15 International Nomenclature Committee Meeting La Jolla Cove
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch Parterre Gardens
1:15 – 4:15

Session 4:  Modeling Disease I - Metabolism and Physiology
Chairs: David Beier /
Michelle Southard-Smith

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Salon A, B, C
1:15 – 1:45 Chromatin Remodeling, Epigenetics and Mammalian Development
Terry Magnuson, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
 
1:45 – 3:00

Modeling Disease I - Metabolism and Physiology Papers

STUDENT ABSTRACTS TO BE ANNOUCED AT CONFERENCE

 
3:00 – 5:00 Tea and Coffee/Exhibition and Poster Session 3

Poster Themes: Development; Neoplasia, Animal Husbandry
Scripps Ballroom Foyer
5.00 – 6.30

Session 5: Modeling Disease II – Development
Chairs: Kent Hunter / Teresa Gunn

Modeling Disease II – Development Papers
Salon A, B, C
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
8:00 – 2:30 Registration Open  
8:00 – 10:00
Session 6: Modeling Disease III - Development and Neoplasia
Chairs: Yoichi Gondo / Elizabeth Bryda

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Salon A, B, C
8:00 – 8:30 Nuclear Receptors: Resetting Physiology
Ron Evans, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
 
8:30 – 9:00 NF-*B : Regulation and Function
Inder Verma, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
 
9:00 – 10:15 Modeling Disease III - Development and Neoplasia Papers  
10:15 – 10:45 Tea & Coffee Break Scripps Ballroom Foyer
10:45 – 12:30 Session 7: Scientific Approaches to Animal Husbandry
Chairs: Monica Justice/ David Einhorn
Salon A, B, C
10:45 – 11:15 In Pursuit of the Perfect Mouse: Public Policy & Scientific Realities
Steve Barthold, School of Veterinary Medicine University of California,
Davis, CA, USA
 
11:15 – 11:45 Archiving and distribution of mutant mice
Kent Lloyd, School of Veterinary Medicine University of California,Davis, CA, USA
 
11:45 – 12:30 Panel discussion  
12:30 – 1:30 Secretariat meeting and Lunch  
1:30 – 2:30 Session 8: Population Genetics,
Comparative Genomics and Evolution
Chair: Bruce Beutler
Salon A, B, C
1:30 – 2:00 Weird animal genomes and the evolution of vertebrate sex
Jennifer A. Marshall Graves, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
 
2:00 – 2:30 Genome 10K and the Evolution and Conservation of Vertebrates
Oliver Ryder, San Diego Zoo's Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, CA, USA
 
4.00 – 5.00 Bus Tour of San Diego Zoo San Diego Zoo
5.00 – 9.00 Closing Ceremony at San Diego Zoo San Diego Zoo
9.00 Return buses to Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines.  
Conference organisers: In Conference Ltd. www.in-conference.org.uk