Texas Genetics Society
   

 

TGS President:
Trey Fondon
University of Texas at Arlington
fondon@uta.edu
817-272-2121

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Meeting Program

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Texas Genetics Society
42nd Annual Meeting
March 26-28, 2015

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX

Thursday, March 26

3:30-5:00 pm Board Meeting

5:00-7:00 pm Registration

5:30-7:00 pm Reception

7:00-8:00 pm Keynote Address:

Richard Finnell, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin.

"Genetic Susceptibility to Environmentally Induced Birth Defects"

Friday, March 27

7:30-8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:35 am Announcements

8:35-9:30 am Invited Address:

Shaye Lewis, PhD., Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View.

"Molecular Genetic and Genomic Strategies to Understand Male Fertility in the Goat."

9:30-10:30 am Contributed Papers Session 1

10:30-11:00 am Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibit Viewing

11:00- Noon Contributed Papers Session 2

Noon-1:30 pm Networking Lunch

1:30-2:30 pm Contributed Papers Session 3

2:30-3:00 pm Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibit Viewing

3:00-4:00 pm Invited Address:

Paul Scheet, Ph.D., The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston.

"Opportunities for diagnostics and profiling from surveys of subtle allelic imbalance in tissue"

4:00-5:00 pm Contributed Papers Session 4

5:00-7:00 pm Reception, Poster and Exhibit Viewing

7:00-9:00 pm Banquet and Distinguished Texas Geneticist Address

Saturday, March 28

7:30-8:30 am Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:35 am Announcements

8:35-9:30 am Invited Address:

Kayla Bayless, Ph.D., Texas A&M Health Science Center, College Station.

"Filamin A stabilizes a mechanosensitive complex at the endothelial surface to promote angiogenesis"

9:30-10:30 am Contributed Papers Session 4

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break and Judges Meeting

11:00-Noon Business Meeting

Noon Adjourn


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For further information about the Texas Genetics Society, contact:

TGS President: Trey Fondon
University of Texas at Arlington
fondon@uta.edu
817-272-2121