Date & Time:
Wednesday, May 14, 2003
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hogness Auditorium, University of Washington
Health Sciences Building
Room A-420
1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle WA 98195

No registration necessary
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Session I

10:00 - Introduction by Maynard Olson
Professor of Genome Sciences and of Medicine
Director, Genome Center
University of Washington

10:15 - Allan Bradley, Ph.D.
Director, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
“Contemporary Approaches to Extracting Function from the Mouse Genome”

11:00 - Nancy Jenkins, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Mouse Cancer Genetics Program
National Cancer Institute - Frederick
“Mouse Models of Human Vesicle Transport Diseases”

Session II

1:30 - Introduction by Christine Disteche, Ph.D.

1:35 - Jeffrey Friedman, Ph.D.
Marilyn M. Simpson Professor
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Rockefeller University
“Leptin and the Biologic Basis of Obesity”

2:20 - David Page, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Rethinking the Rotting Y Chromosome”

3:00 – 3:25 - Break. Refreshments served in the Lobby.

Session II, continued

3:30 - Introduction by Philip Green, Ph.D.

3:35 - David Haussler, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
UC Presidential Chair of Computer Science
University of California, Santa Cruz
“Bioinformatics and the Challenge of Identifying Functional Elements in the Human Genome”

4:15 - Robert H. Waterston
William Gates III Professor and Chair of Genome Sciences
University of Washington
“The Mouse Genome – A Reflection on the Human Genome”