Wednesday, April 7 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Hogness Auditorium
No Registration Required

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9:00 a.m. Welcome
Robert Waterston, M.D., Ph.D.
William H. Gates III Endowed Chair in Biomedical Sciences
and Department of Genome Sciences Chair
Richard Caprioli, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of the Mass Spectrometry Research Center, Vanderbilt University
"Molecular imaging and profiling of tissue sections using mass spectrometry"
Amanda G. Paulovich, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Early Detection Initiative
"Targeted proteomic technologies to relieve the biomarker pipeline bottleneck"
Ruedi Aebersold, Ph.D.
Professor, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, ETH Zurich
"Proteomic analysis of perturbed networks in cancer"

11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Lunch Break

Joshua LaBaer, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University
"High throughput cell-based studies and protein microarrays for biomarker and target discovery"

Robert Gerszten, M.D.
Associate Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
"Metabolite profiles and the risk of developing diabetes"

2:50 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Break
Elaine Mardis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
"Cancer genomics and its importance to medicine"
Stephen Quake, Ph.D.
Professor, Stanford University and Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
"From personal genomes to noninvasive prenatal genetic diagnostics"


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