Schedule

Schedule Highlights

Wednesday, September 11, 2024

Population Omics

Environmental Exposures and Genetic Mapping in Various Populations

Health Equity in Genomics Medicine

Identification of Global Health and Cancer Disparities

Large Scale Population Studies

Panel Discussion: Population Omics in Practice

Digital Omics

Advancing Innovation Around Medical Testing and Technologies

Application of AI in Radiology

Label-Free Profiling of Biological Samples

Omics based Machine Learning

Opportunities and Challenges in AI

Panel Discussion: Digital Omics in Practice

Panel Discussion: The Future of AI

Evening Event: Scientific Poster Session & Reception

Thursday, September 12, 2024

Functional Omics

Challenges in Machine Learning Research

Lysosome Function and Genome Editing

mRNA Therapeutics and Drug Discovery

Opportunities and Challenges in Functional Omics Research

The Microbiome in Cancer Detection and Treatment

Panel Discussion: Functional Omics in Practice

Panel Discussion: Future of Machine Learning

Rare Disease Omics

Genetic Testing for Pulmonary Fibrosis and Lung Disease

Patient Advocacy in Rare Disease

Precision Immunotherapy and Personalized Cancer Treatments

Rare As One Project and the Quest for Improved Diagnosis and Treatment

The Balance Between Policy Makers and Patient Care

Panel Discussion: Rare Disease in Practice

Evening Event: Rare Storytellers® Social and Program/Musical Event

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Full Schedule

Please review the program by clicking the tabs for each day below. All times are in Central Time (CT) UTC -5.

8:00 amIntroduction and Welcome
Cathy Wurzer | Minnesota Public Radio
8:05 amThe Future of Omics and Precision Medicine
Konstantinos Lazaridis, MD | Mayo Clinic
8:10 amIdentification of Global Health and Cancer Disparities
Melissa Davis, PhD | Weill Cornell Medicine
8:40 amThe Importance of Family History and Health Equity in Genomics Medicine
Iftikhar Kullo, MD | Mayo Clinic
9:05 amRichard Weinshilboum, MD Keynote Speaker
Environmental Pollution and Children's Health
Phillip Landrigan, MD | Boston College
(virtual)
9:55 amNetworking Break with Refreshments
10:25 amLarge Scale Population Studies Bridging Research to Practice
John Presutti, DO | Mayo Clinic
10:50 amPrecision Health in the Personalized Environment and Genes Study
Alison Motsinger-Reif, PhD | National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
11:15 amPanel Discussion: Population Omics in Practice
Melissa Davis, PhD | Wiell Cornell Medicine
Iftikhar Kullo, MD | Mayo Clinic
Alison Motsinger-Reif, PhD | National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
John Presutti, DO | Mayo Clinic
11:40 amInteractive Discussion Session (table breakouts by topic)
12:00 pm

12:15 pm
Networking Lunch  

Optional Lunch Session Sponsored by Oxford Nanopore (No CME)
1:15 pmLabel-Free Multi-Modal AI-Enhanced Optical Profiling for Intraoperative Image Guidance and Surgical Decision-Making
Stephen Boppart, MD, PhD | University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign
1:40 pmMachine Learning in Laboratory Medicine
Cherisse Marcou, PhD | Mayo Clinic
2:05 pmChallenges and Opportunities for AI in Individualized Medicine
Bradley Erickson, MD, PhD | Mayo Clinic
2:30 pmPanel Discussion: Digital Omics in Practice
Stephen Boppart, MD, PhD | University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign
Bradley Erickson, MD, PhD | Mayo Clinic
Cherisse Marcou, PhD | Mayo Clinic
2:55 pmNetworking Break with Refreshments
3:25 pmUltra-Fast Deep-Learned Pediatric CNS Tumor Classification During Surgery
Jeroen de Ridder, PhD | University Medical Center Utrecht
3:50 pmAI in Healthcare…What Does the Future Hold?
TBD | TBD
4:15 pmProgressive Clinical Testing Opportunities from Emerging Sequencing Technologies
Stephen Murphy, PhD | Mayo Clinic
4:40 pmPanel Discussion: Digital Omics in Practice
TBD | TBD
Jeroen de Ridder, PhD | University Medical Center Utrecht
Stephen Murphy, PhD | Mayo Clinic
5:00 pmClosing Comments
Cathy Wurzer | Minnesota Public Radio
5:00 – 6:30 pmScientific Poster Session & Reception
8:00 amIntroduction and Welcome
Cathy Wurzer | Minnesota Public Radio
8:05 amDay One Recap and the Future of Functional Omics and Rare Disease
Timothy Curry, MD, PhD | Mayo Clinic
Eric Klee, PhD | Mayo Clinic
8:25 amRare Lung Disease Research and Treatments
Eva Carmona Porquera, MD, PhD | Mayo Clinic
8:55 amThe Future of Healthcare Funding
Amy Jenkins, PhD | ARPA-H
9:20 amAdvanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) Deeper Dive
Stephen Boppart, MD, PhD | University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign
Amy Jenkins, PhD | ARPA-H
Konstantinos Lazaridis, MD | Mayo Clinic
9:45 amNetworking Break with Refreshments
10:15 amDiscovery to Clinic: mRNA as a Potential Treatment for Rare Disease
Michael Zimmer, PhD | Moderna, Inc.
10:40 amStudy of Lysosome Functions, Cell Biology, and Genome Editing
Shawn Ferguson, PhD | Yale
11:05 amAI Drug Repurposing in Zebrafish Models of Ultrarare Genetic Disease
Camerron Crowder, PhD | University of Alabama Birmingham
Laura Lambert, PhD | Mayo Clinic
11:30 amPanel Discussion: Functional Omics in Practice
Camerron Crowder, PhD | University of Alabama Birmingham
Shawn Ferguson, PhD | Yale
Laura Lambert, PhD | Mayo Clinic
Michael Zimmer, PhD | Moderna
11:55 amInteractive Discussion Session (table breakouts by topic)
12:15 pmNetworking Lunch
1:15 pmThe Emperor of All Maladies has No Clothes
Razelle Kurzrock, MD, FACP | Medical College of Wisconsin
1:45 pmThe Microbiome and the Role it Plays in Cancer Detection and Treatment
Marina Walther-Antonio, PhD | Mayo Clinic
2:15 pmKeynote Speaker
Improving Diagnosis and Treatment for Rare Diseases
Tania Simoncelli, MS | Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
3:05 pmNetworking Break with Refreshments
3:25 pmAligning Policy with Advances in Rare Disease Treatment and Care
Erica Barnes, MA | Minnesota Rare Disease Advisory Council
3:50 pmRare Disease Policy and Regulatory Priorities
Allison Herrity, MPH | National Organization for Rare Disorders
4:15 pmClinical Trials & Rare Disease Research: A Genetic Counseling Perspective
Naomi Wagner, CGC | UC San Diego Health
4:40 pmPanel Discussion: Rare Disease in Practice
Erica Barnes, MA | Minnesota Rare Disease Advisory Council
Allison Herrity, MPH | National Organization for Rare Disorders
Naomi Wagner, CGC | UC San Diego Health
5:00 pmMayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and Closing Comments
Konstantinos Lazaridis, MD | Mayo Clinic
Cathy Wurzer | Minnesota Public Radio
5:00 – 7:00 pmRare Storytellers® Social and Program/Musical Event

Check back soon as we make updates leading up to the conference.