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 and 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, Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience; Director, Friedman Brain Institute; Dean for Academic and Scientific Affairs, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University
Location: Stern Auditorium

9:10 - 10:05 am: Panel Discussion – Drug Development in Academic Medical Centers
Moderator:
 Paul J. Kenny, Ward-Coleman Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmacology & Systems Therapeutics and Director of the Experimental Therapeutics Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Panelists:

  • Aled Edwards, University of Toronto (Structural Genomics Consortium)
  • Kevin V. Grimes, Associate Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology and Co-director of the SPARK Translational Research Program, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Craig Lindsley, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Satwant Narula, Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Rupert Vessey, Exec VP and President, Global Research and Early Development, Celgene

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

10:45 - 11:15 am: Keynote Address – From Genomics to Therapeutics
Introduction: Marta Filizola, Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; Professor, Departments of Structural and Chemical Biology, and Neuroscience and Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: Manolis Kellis, PhD, MIT Broad Institute

11:20 am - 12:15 pm: Panel Discussion – Target Identification, Validation and First in Man Approaches 
Moderators: Lakshmi Devi, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Panelists:

  • Kenneth Kaushansky, Senior Vice President, Health Science and Dean, School of Medicine, Stony Brook Medicine
  • Avi Ma'ayan, Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Systems Therapeutics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Harlan Robins, Program Head, Full Member, Computational Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Kári Stefánsson, (GWAS approaches)
  • Jared Sterneckert, Group Leader, Stem Cells and Neurodegenerative Disease, Technische Universität Dresden, Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden

 

12:20 - 12:50 pm: Keynote Address – Therapeutic Opportunities of Gene Editing Technologies
Introduction: 
Scott L. Friedman, Dean for Therapeutic Discovery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinaiand Systems Therapeutics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker: 
George Church, Harvard

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

1:15 - 6:00 pm: Breakout Sessions and Networking Luncheon for Postdocs and Faculty, sponsored by Women in Science and Postdoctoral Fellows Association