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2019 KOMP-IMPC Annual Fall Meeting

Event Details

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) hosted the Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Program (KOMP2) and International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC)'s annual meeting at the Rockville Hilton in Rockville, Maryland, on November 19, 2019.

Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center


Lobby Level (Plaza I, II, & III Rooms)

Tuesday, November 19, 2019


  • 8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
  • 8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Setting the Stage, Goals for Discussion

    Colin Fletcher
    KOMP2 Program Director, NHGRI
  • Session 1: Cell Essential, Development and Disease

  • 8:45 - 10:30 a.m.

    Streamline assessment of early lethal phenotypes in the mouse
    Jesse Mager
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst

    Phenotyping Embryonic Lethal Knockout mice with neural crest and neural defects
    Lee Niswander
    University of Colorado, Denver

    Skeletal Phenotyping of Heterozygotes from IMPC Embryonic Lethal Lines
    David Rowe
    University of Connecticut Health Center
  • 10:30 - 10:45 a.m. - Tea and Coffee Break

  • 10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

    Essential Gene Identification in Human Cancer

    Jason Moffat
    University of Toronto

    F0 Phenotyping
    Steve Murray
    The Jackson Laboratory

    New Directions in Essential Gene Identification
    Jason Heaney
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. - Lunch (on your own)

  • Session 2: New Horizons
    Beyond the Null Resource
  • 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 

    Strategic Planning at NHGRI – Beyond 2020
    Carolyn Hutter
    Director, Division of Genomic Science, NHGRI

    Human Disease Genes - Data Integration MARRVEL 2.0
    Julia Wang
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Genetic Modifiers of Phenotype
    Robert Williams
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • 3:30 - 3:45 p.m. - Tea and Coffee Break

  • 3:45 - 4:15 p.m. - Panel Discussion
    John Mudgett
    Member of IMPC’s Panel of Scientific Consultants (PSC), JsM BioScience LLC

  • 4:15 p.m.  Adjourn
    Colin Fletcher

Last updated: December 18, 2019