Meeting Program

Tentative Schedule

Texas Genetics Society
44th Annual Meeting
April 27-29, 2017
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

Thursday, April 27, 2017,   Location: The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
4:30-5:30 pm               Registration

5:30-5:35 pm               Welcome and Announcements
                                     Erika Abel, PhD, TGS President

5:35-6:30 pm               KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

James Womack, Ph.D.
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
Texas A&M University, College Station

6:30-7:00 pm              Career Development Panel Discussion

7:00pm                         Reception

Friday, April 28, 2017,   Location: The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
7:30-8:25 am                Late registration and continental breakfast

8:25-8:30 am                Announcements – Erika Abel, PhD, TGS president

8:30-9:30 am                INVITED ADDRESS I:

Christine Merlin, Ph.D.
Department of Biology
Texas A&M University, College Station

9:30-10:30 am               CONTRIBUTED PAPERS SESSION I

10:30-11:00 am               Coffee break, poster and exhibit viewing

11:00 am-12:00 pm        CONTRIBUTED PAPERS SESSION II

12:00-1:30 pm                Lunch on your own

12:00-1:30 pm                Board of Directors Meeting

1:30-2:30 pm                  INVITED ADDRESS II:

Jason Karpac, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine
Texas A&M College of Medicine, College Station

2:30-3:30 pm                 CONTRIBUTED PAPERS SESSION III

3:30-5:00 pm                Reception, poster and exhibit viewing

7:00-9:00 pm                Banquet and Meeting Awards,   Location: Hilton Garden Inn

Barbara Bowman
Distinguished Texas Geneticist Award Recipient

Ann M. Killary, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Saturday, April 29, 2017,   Location: Kleberg Animal Science Building
7:30-8:25 am                Continental breakfast

8:25-8:30 am                Announcements – Erika Abel, PhD, TGS President

8:30-9:30 am                INVITED ADDRESS III:

Claudio Casola, Ph.D.
Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
Texas A&M University, College Station

9:30-10:30 am                CONTRIBUTED PAPERS SESSION IV

10:30-11:00 am                Coffee break

11:00 am-12:00 pm         CONTRIBUTED PAPERS SESSION V

12:00-12:30 pm               Coffee break and judges meeting

12:30-1:00 pm                  Business meeting

1:00 pm                            Adjourn


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