JBL XXII: Oct. 2019

JBL Symposium XXII – 2019

Friday October 18th, 2019
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

10am- 6pm
Snyder Auditorium (Kresge G1)
655 Huntington Ave., Boston
Theme: “Early Life Impacts of Genes and Environment.”
The Symposium will feature talks by leading investigators focused
on the biology and life-long impact of vulnerabilities in early life.
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Welcome: John B. Little, M.D.
James Stevens Simmons Professor of Radiobiology, Emeritus
Department of Environmental Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Opening Remarks: Michelle A. Williams, Sc.D.
Dean of the Faculty
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

10:15 AM-12:30PM: Session 1: Moderator: Zac Nagel, PhD

Marc Weisskopf, PhD, ScD

Cecil K. and Philip Drinker Professor of Environmental Epidemiology and Physiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
“Association of diethylstilbestrol and smoking exposures with multigenerational neurodevelopmental deficits in humans”

Carla Kim, Ph.D.

Professor, Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Principal Faculty, Stem Cell Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
“Organoid modeling of lung disease and lung cancer”

11:45AM -12:30PM
Amy Berrington de González, Ph.D.

Radiation Epidemiology Branch Chief and Senior Investigator
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics
National Cancer Institute
“Risks from early life exposure to medical radiation”

12:30-1:30PM: Lunch

1:30-5:00PM: Session 2: Moderator: Kris Sarosiek, PhD

Torunn Yock, M.D.

Professor, Harvard Medical School
Director, Pediatric Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital
“The Cost of the Cure in Pediatric Brain Tumors”

Laurie Boyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biology and Biological Engineering,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Cross-talk between the cellular environment and gene programs during heart development”

3:00-3:30PM: Break

Takao Hensch, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University
“How critical periods of brain development arise”

4:15PM -5:00PM
Kimberly Stegmaier, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician, Pediatric Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Ted Williams Chair, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
“Path to New Pediatric Oncology Therapies”

5:00-6:00PM Reception – Kresge Cafe

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