Precision Environmental Health Science: The Genome X Environment Interface Symposium

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Date: April 12, 2022
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Via Zoom
Category: Seminar

Wayne State University and Case Western Reserve University invite the campus community to a joint mini-symposium, Precision Environmental Health Science: The Genome X Environment Interface. The event will be held on April 12, 2022 from 2 to 5:00 p.m. via Zoom. Zoom details are below.

Agenda:

2:00-2:05 pm: Introduction

Douglas Ruden, PhD, Professor and Director of Epigenomics, Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Wayne State University

2:05-2:15 pm: Opening Remarks 

Philip Levy, MD, MPH, Edward S. Thomas Endowed Professor, Assistant Vice President for Translational Sciences and Clinical Research Innovation, Wayne State University

Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

2:15-3:25 pm: 10-min Mini-symposium

Moderator: Wanqing Liu, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Department of Pharmacology, Wayne State University

Jennifer Cullen, PhD, MPH, Associate Director for Cancer Population Sciences, CASE Comprehensive Cancer Center: Social and biological determinants of prostate disease aggressiveness: the independent and joint roles of proteomics and neighborhood-level factors

Christopher Kassotis, PhD, Assistant Professor, Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Wayne State University: Fat Fish: Common Environmental Contaminants Disrupt Metabolic Health

Anna Miller (CWRU student): Association of wood stove use with gastric cancer in Central America is modified by CYP1B1 genotype

Larry Lash, PhD, Professor and Associate Chair of Pharmacology, Wayne State University: Mitochondrial and Cellular Biomarkers of Renal Injury from Environmental and Therapeutic Agents

Farren Briggs, PhD, ScM, Assistant Professor, Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University: Genetic modifiers of tobacco smoking risk for MS

Katherine Roth (WSU postdoc):  Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances and cardiovascular risk

3:25-3:35 pm: Break

3:35-5:00 pm: 15 Minute Mini-symposium

Moderator: Fredrick Schumacher, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

Douglas Ruden (WSU) & Harry Feng, PhD, Assistant Professor of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University: Single cell analyses of mouse embryonic stem cells exposed to chemical stressors

Wanqing Liu (WSU) & Fredrick Schumacher (CWRU): Gene X metal interaction and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Gil Mor, MD, Scientific Director, C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development, Wayne State University: Immunological aspect of reproduction

Mark Cameron, PhD, Associate Professor of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University: TBD

Francesca Luca, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine and Genetics and of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University: Functional genomics of gene-environment interactions in molecular and complex traits

5:00 pm: Closing Remark

Scott Williams, PhD: Professor, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

Zoom Details:

https://wayne-edu.zoom.us/j/91576480771?pwd=V3Q1Wm5XYmh1eFhZZG12OXloajlndz09  

Meeting ID: 915 7648 0771

Passcode: 096654

 

We hope you are able to join us!

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