Program Schedule - Day One

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

7:30 - 8:15 am: Breakfast/Registration
Location: Annenberg West Lobby

8:15 - 8:30 am: Welcome Remarks
Kenneth L. Davis, President and CEO, Mount Sinai Health System
Dennis S. Charney, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System

8:35 - 9:05 am: Keynote Address Therapeutic Frontiers in Mental Health
Introduction: Eric J. Nestler, Dean for Academic and Scientific Affairs, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: Karl Deisseroth, D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University; Investigator, Howard Hughs Medical Institute

9:10 - 10:05 am: Panel Discussion – Drug Development in Academic Medical Centers
 Paul J. Kenny, Director, Experimental Therapeutics Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Aled Edwards, CEO, Structural Genomics Consortium
  • Kevin Grimes, Co-Director, SPARK Translational Research Program; Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Kenneth Kaushansky, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences; Dean, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University
  • Craig W. Lindsley, Professor and Co-Director, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery, Vanderbilt University
  • Satwant K. Narula, Former Vice President, Immunosciences and Fibrotic Diseases, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Rupert Vessey, Exec VP and President, Global Research and Early Development, Celgene

10:10 - 10:40 am: Break
 Annenberg West Lobby

10:45 - 11:15 am: Keynote Address – From Genomics to Therapeutics: Uncovering and Manipulating the Circuitry of Non-Coding Disease Variants and Cancer
Introduction: Marta Filizola, Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: Manolis Kellis, Professor, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab; Institute Member, Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard

11:20 am - 12:15 pm: Panel Discussion – Target Identification, Validation and First in Man Approaches 
Moderator: Lakshmi A. Devi, Dean for Academic Development and Enrichment, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Avi Ma'ayan, Professor, Department of Pharmacological Sciences; Director, Mount Sinai Center for Bioinformatics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Harlan Robins, Program Head, Full Member, Computational Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Kári Stefánsson, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, deCODE Genetics
  • Jared L. Sterneckert, Group Leader, Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Neurodegenerative Disease, DFG-Center for Regenerative Therapies, Technische Universität Dresden

12:20 - 12:50 pm: Keynote Address – Beyond CRISPR
Scott L. Friedman, Dean for Therapeutic Discovery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
George Church, Professor, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

12:50 - 1:15 pm: Pick-Up Lunch
 Davis Conference Center, Hess Building

1:15 - 2:15 pm: Trainee Forum Breakout Sessions
 Davis Conference Center, Hess Building

2:30 - 4:45 pm: Trainee Forum Keynote Address and Young Innovators Pitch Competition
 Davis Conference Center, Hess Building

5:00 - 7:30 pm: Networking Reception and Mount Sinai Entrepreneur Resource Fair
 Davis Conference Center, Hess Building