Program Information

Program Schedule

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Mobile App

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Plenary Speakers

     Dr. David R. Liu
     George Stamatoyannopoulos Plenary Lecture
     Thursday, May 5, 2016

     As Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, a
     Howard  Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, and a Senior Associate
     Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Dr. Liu is credited with
     initiating the first general effort to expand the genetic code in living cells
     and his research integrates chemistry and evolution to illuminate biology
                                  and enable next-generation therapeutics.

   
     Dr. Alain Fischer
     Presidential Symposium
     Friday, May 6, 2016

     Dr. Fischer, Director for the Institute for Genetic Diseases (Imagine) and
     Professor of Pediatric Immunology at the Université Paris Descartes, was
     a recipient of the prestigious 2015 Japan Prize for his contributions to the
     field of gene and cell therapy. Dr. Fischer is credited with being the first to
     clinically prove the effectiveness of gene therapy on a fatal genetic disease
                                  using hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy.


     Dr. Theodore Friedmann
     Presidential Symposium
     Friday, May 6, 2016

     Dr. Friedmann, Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Human Gene
     Therapy Program at the University of California, San Diego and a member
     of the UCSD Institute of Genomic Medicine,was also a recipient of the 2015
     Japan Prize for his work in the development of gene and cell therapy. Dr.
     Friedmann was the first to propose the concept of gene therapy and
                                  pioneered the early phases of gene therapy research.

   
Read more about the 19th Annual Meeting plenary speakers here.

Annual Meeting Faculty List

The faculty list for the 19th Annual Meeting is now available. Check back frequently for the most up-to-date information.

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Schedule subject to change.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

  8:30 am - 5:00 pm                          Commercialization Workshop                                                               
  12:00 pm - 4:30 pm   Grant Writing Workshop

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

  8:00 am - 12:15 pm   Genome Editing Special Symposium
  8:00 am - 10:00 am            Scientific Symposia Session I
 10:30 am - 12:00 pm      Oral Abstract Session I
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   Lunch Break (Lunch Not Provided)
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   Industry Lunch Symposium
  1:30 pm - 3:00 pm   Education Session I
  3:30 pm - 5:30 pm   Oral Abstract Session II
  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm   Exhibit Hall Welcome Reception & Poster Session I
  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm   Reconnection Event & Mentoring Event
  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm            Industry Symposium
  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm   NIH Symposium

Thursday, May 5, 2016

  8:00 am - 10:00 am             Scientific Symposia Session II
  9:45 am - 10:45 am   Exhibit Hall Coffee Social - with Oral Poster Session
 10:45 am - 12:00 pm   George Stamatoyannopoulous Lecture - Presented
  by Dr. David R. Liu
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   Lunch Break (Lunch Not Provided)
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   Industry Lunch Symposium
  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm   Outstanding New Investigator Symposium
  3:30 pm - 4:15 pm   Exhibit Hall Coffee Social
  4:00 pm - 5:45 pm   Oral Abstract Session III
  5:45 pm - 7:45 pm   Exhibit Hall Networking Reception & Poster Session
  II - with Tools and Technologies Forum
  7:45 pm - 10:15 pm   Joint Molecular Therapy Editorial Board Meeting

Friday, May 6, 2016

  8:00 am - 10:00 am             Scientific Symposia Session III
  9:45 am - 10:45 am              Exhibit Hall Coffee Social - with Oral Poster Session
 10:45 am - 11:45 am   Outstanding Achievement Award Lecture with Sonia
  Skarlatos Public Service Award Presentation
 11:45 am - 1:15 pm   Lunch Break (Lunch Not Provided)
 11:45 am - 1:15 pm   Industry Lunch Symposium Available
  1:15 pm - 3:30 pm   Presidential Symposium - Presented by Dr. Alain
  Fischer and Dr. Theodore Friedmann
  3:30 pm - 4:15 pm   Exhibit Hall Coffee Social
  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm   Oral Abstract Session IV
  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm   Exhibit Hall Networking Reception & Poster Session
  III - with Tools and Technologies Forum
  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm   Closing Night Reception at The Newseum

Saturday, May 7, 2016

  7:30 am - 8:00 am          Business Meeting & Coffee Break
  8:00 am - 10:00 am   Scientific Symposia Session IV and Education
  Session II
 10:15 am - 12:15 pm   Oral Abstract Session V
 12:15 pm   Annual Meeting Concludes

 

Dates to Remember

April 25, 2016
Online Registration Closes

May 3, 2016
Commercialization Workshop

May 3, 2016
Grant Writing Workshop

May 4 – May 7, 2016
19th Annual Meeting