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The Division of Intramural Research 10th Anniversary CelebrationA Scientific Symposium Commemorating the 10th Anniversary
of the NHGRI Division of Intramural Research

Friday, December 5, 2003
Masur Auditorium (Clinical Center)
National Institutes of Health
9:00 a.m. Michael Gottesman, M.D.
Deputy Director for Intramural Research, National Institutes of Health
Welcoming Remarks
9:10 a.m. Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Human Genome Research Institute
Vision for the NHGRI Division of Intramural Research: Past and Future
9:20 a.m. Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D.
Scientific Director, National Human Genome Research Institute
Comparative Genome Sequencing: Using Evolution to Decode the
Human Genome

Introduction by Dr. Andy Baxevanis (Deputy Scientific Director, NHGRI)
9:45 a.m. Joan E. Bailey-Wilson, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator and Head, Statistical Genetics Section,
Inherited Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute
From Linkage to RNASEL: The Challenge of Finding Prostate Cancer Genes

Introduction by Dr. Max Muenke (Branch Chief, NHGRI)
10:10 a.m. Georgia M. Dunston, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and
Founding Director, National Human Genome Center, Howard University
The Biomedical Significance of Human Genome Variation Research
in the African Diaspora

Introduction by Dr. Larry Brody (Senior Investigator, NHGRI)
10:35-11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. David Bodine, Ph.D.
Chief, Hematopoiesis Section, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch,
National Human Genome Research Institute
Mutations in a Human Ankyrin Locus Insulator Element are a Novel Cause of
Hereditary Spherocytosis

Introduction by Dr. Bill Pavan (Senior Investigator, NHGRI)
11:25 a.m. Nicholas C. Dracopoli, Ph.D.
Vice President, Clinical Discovery Technologies
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Pharmacogenomic Applications in Drug Development

Introduction by Dr. Les Biesecker (Senior Investigator, NHGRI)
11:50 a.m. Kurt Fischbeck, M.D.
Chief, Neurogenetics Branch
National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke
Hereditary Motor Neuron Diseases

Introduction by Dr. Bob Nussbaum (Senior Investigator, NHGRI)
12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch Break
1:15 p.m. Jennifer Puck, M.D.
Chief, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch
National Human Genome Research Institute
Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome:
Defective Apoptosis Underlies a Complex Genetic Disorder

Introduction by Dr. Julie Segre (Investigator, NHGRI)
1:40 p.m. Caryn Lerman, Ph.D.
Mary W. Calkins Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Annenberg Public Policy Center
Associate Director for Population Science
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Genetic Influences on Nicotine Dependence: From Biology to Society

Introduction by Dr. Colleen McBride (Branch Chief, NHGRI)
2:05 p.m. William Gahl, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Director, National Human Genome Research Institute
Treating Genetic Diseases: Our Current Imperative

Introduction by Dr. Fabio Candotti (Investigator, NHGRI)
2:30-2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. First Annual Jeffrey M. Trent Lecture in Cancer Research
Janet D. Rowley, M.D.
Blum-Riese Distinguished Service Professor
The University of Chicago
Acute Myeloid Leukemia: What We Don't Know!

Introduction by Dr. Francis Collins (Director, NHGRI)
3:55 p.m. Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D.
Scientific Director, National Human Genome Research Institute
Closing Remarks
4:00-5:00 p.m. Reception

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