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13th Annual Gene Therapy Symposium for Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases
Focus Topic: Genomic Editing
November 19 - 21, 2014 - Sonoma, California

Program

 
 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - Welcoming Reception


Matthew H. Porteus, M.D., Ph.D.Thursday, November 20, 2014

Keynote Speaker

  • Matthew H. Porteus, M.D., Ph.D. (Stanford University)
    “Genome Editing: The Time is Ripe for Translation”

Session I 

  • Michael C. Holmes, Ph.D. (Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.)
    “Genome Editing with Zinc Finger Nucleases”
  • Aravind Asokan, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
    “New AAV Tools for the Gene Editing Toolbox”
  • Theresa M. Reineke, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
    “Carbohydrate-based Polycation Vehicles for Cellular and In vivo Delivery of Nucleic Acids”

Reception Reception  Reception

Student/Fellow Presentations and Poster Session - Link to Information

Session II   

  • Charles A. Gersbach, Ph.D. (Duke University)
    “Custom Redesign of the Human Genome and Epigenome for Gene Therapy and Regenerative Medicine”
  • Danwei Huangfu, Ph.D. (Sloan-Kettering Institute)
    “hESC-based Functional Human Genetics”
  • David J. Segal, Ph.D. (UC Davis)
    “Genome Engineering at the Dawn of the Golden Age”
  • Michele P. Calos, Ph.D. (Stanford University)
    “Genome Engineering in a Stem Cell Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy”

Reception  Reception  Reception  Reception

J. Keith Joung, M.D., Ph.D. “Practical Strategies”: Targeted Editing Techiniques

  • J. Keith Joung, M.D., Ph.D. (Harvard Medical School)
    “Targeted Genome and Epigenome Editing Using Engineered CRISPR-Cas and TALEN Technologies”

 

 

 
 

Jacuzzi Family Vineyards

Reception  Reception  Reception 


Friday, November 21, 2014

Andrew M. Scharenberg, M.D.

Mini-Workshop: “Cell Engineering and Immunotherapy”

  • Andrew M. Scharenberg, M.D. (University of Washington)

Session III

  • Paula M. Cannon, Ph.D. (University of Southern California)
    “Targeted Gene Editing for HIV/AIDS”
  • Leslie S. Kean, M.D., Ph.D. (Seattle Children's Research Institute)
    “Dissecting the Mechanisms of the Allo-Effect: During Transplantation, Graft-versus-host Disease and HIV Eradication”

  • Donald B. Kohn, M.D. (UCLA)
    “Gene Therapy Using Hematopoietic Stem Cells”

Reception  Reception  Reception

Student/Fellow Presentations and Poster Session - Link to Information

 

Supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. Additional support provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM); UC Davis Office of Research; California National Primate Research Center, Stem Cell Program, and the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center.