14th International Conference on Genomes, Pathways, and Systems Medicine

Program - Thursday, June 23

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    Accommodations for the conference are at the Sheraton Hotel. The Hotel is located in Ixia, Rhodes, 14.5 km from the airport.

    Arrival and Check-in 

    Attendees are expected to arrive/check-in after 3:00 PM local time. Registered participants arriving after 10:00 PM should make alternative dinner arrangements.  

    Conference Venue

    The Sheraton Conference Center is located at the hotel.  

    Handicapped Accessibility 

    The site is fully handicapped accessible. 

    Oral Presentations

    Speakers are asked to bring their USB flash drive to the reception desk at least 30 minutes prior to the session. The allocated time for all presentations, unless otherwise indicated, includes five minutes Q&A. 

    City Tour

    Buses for the city tour will depart from the hotel front lobby 3:30 PM. Badges are required for participation. 


    Breakfast for registered participants and registered accompanying persons will be served at the Sheraton Hotel main restaurant during the hours scheduled in this program.

    Lunches/Informal Discussions

    Lunches for registered participants and registered accompanying persons will be served during the times indicated in this program at the main restaurant. Badges are required for admission.

    Dinners/Informal Discussions

    Three of the dinners/informal discussions will be served during the times indicated in the program. Vegetarian entrees are available only upon request in advance of the meeting. 

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    Certificate of Participation

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    Meeting Room Policy

    Mask Recommendation

    Face masks are recommended indoors.

    No Photographs and Recording Devices 

    Participants are not allowed to photograph and/or record using cameras, mobile telephones and other recording devices during the slide and poster presentations. 

    Other Information

    Animals are not permitted on site. 

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Thursday, June 23

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 09:10 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
3D Chromatin Organization
Chair: Bing Ren
09:10 AM - 09:40 AM
Decoding the non-coding regulatory genome in health and disease
Jim Hughes
09:40 AM - 10:10 AM
Machine learning for single-cell 3D genome analysis
Jian Ma
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
From A and B compartments to nuclear locales: nuclear structure/function insights from molecular (DamID) and cytological (TSA-seq) proximity assays
Andrew Belmont
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
BLNK-mediated signaling pathway as a regulator of ErbB2/Her2-driven breast cancer
Xiaoyang Liu1, Sandhya Chipurupalli11, Byong Yoo1, Michael McPhee1, Sina Mazinani1, Giulio Francia2, Robert Kerbel 3, and Kirill Rosen1
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Coffee Break and Poster Viewing
Chair: Bing Ren
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Mapping Therapeutic Target Space for Treating Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Francesca Briganti, Isaac Perea-Gil, Ioannis Karakikes, and Mark Mercola
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
The evolution of organ development
Margarida Cardoso-Moreira
12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
Single-cell analyses of bidirectional reprogramming routes reveal differential plasticity of sister pluripotent epiblast and extra-embryonic endoderm states
Vidur Garg1,2, Yang Yang3, Sonja Nowotschin1, Manu Setty3, Ying-Yi Kuo1, Roshan Sharma3, Alexander Polyzos4, Dylan Murphy4, Ada Eralda Salataj4, Amy Jang3, Dana Pe’er3, Effie Apostolou4, and Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis1,2
01:00 PM - 01:20 PM
Ciliated progenitor cells in human Fallopian tubes from women germline HR deficiency
Sophia George, Ramlogan Sowamber, David Samuels, Andre Pinto, and Matthew Schlumbrecht
01:20 PM - 03:00 PM
Lunch and Informal Discussions
03:00 PM - 07:15 PM
Informal Discussions
07:15 PM - 10:30 PM
Dinner and Informal Discussions