2019 Symposium Schedule

Draft as of 08/29/2019

More Sequencing and Genotyping in Diverse Populations:  Who Wants What Back (and When)?
September 9, 2019
Cleveland Botanical Garden

12:30 – 1:00pm    Registration and Check-in

1:00 – 1:05pm    Welcome and Introduction

Dana Crawford, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology
Case Western Reserve University

1:05 – 1:30pm   Pre-symposium interactive audience poll

1:30 – 2:15pm   Mind the Gap:  Resources required to receive, process, and interpret research-returned whole genome data

Farren Briggs, PhD, ScM, Assistant Professor
Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
Case Western Reserve University

2:15 – 3:00pm    Clinical exome sequencing in adults at risk for hereditary cancer syndromes:  the CHARMed experience

Katrina Goddard, PhD, Distinguished Investigator
Associate Director, Science Programs
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research

3:00 – 3:30    Break

3:30 – 4:15pm    Breast cancer genetic screening in Trinidad & Tobago

Gerneiva Parkinson, MD, Resident
Yale School of Medicine

4:15 – 5:00pm    The Afro-Mexico Genomics Project and return of genetic ancestry results

María Ávila-Arcos, PhD, Assistant Professor
International Laboratory for Human Genome Research
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

5:00 – 5:45pm    Kidney Precision Medicine Project

John Sedor, MD, Professor
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University
Molecular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

5:45-6:15pm Post-symposium interactive audience poll

6:15 – 7:30pm    Pre-dinner reception

7:30 – 9:00pm    Dinner and networking