2019 Symposium

CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS &
EARLY DEVELOPMENT

Friday, November 1st
in Downtown Boston


Thank you for a wonderful symposium!


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Bedford Research Foundation’s Activated Egg Symposium has been bringing together thought leaders from around the globe for over 17 years. The 2019 speakers focused on the role of circadian rhythms in early human development and stem cell differentiation. Speakers included:

Joseph Takahashi, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Circadian Keynote

“Circadian Clock Mechanisms in Mammals and Their Relevance to Aging and Longevity”

Carla Green, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center

“Post-transcriptional Regulation of Protein Expression by the Circadian Clock”

Arthur Applbaum, PhD
Dinner Speaker
Harvard Kennedy School
Speaking on Ethical Considerations

“Gene Editing Human Embryos: Who Should Decide?”

David Whitmore, PhD
Professor of Chronobiology
University College London

“Embryonic Circadian Clocks: Do They Control Anything Important?”

 

David Albertini, PhD
Editor in Chief, Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics

“Oocyte Contributions to Embryogenesis: Mother’s Legacy”

 

Rudolf Jaenisch, PhD
Founding Member, Whitehead Institute

“Human / Mouse Chimeras for Disease Modeling”

Shoukhrat Mitalipov, PhD
OHSU
Activated Egg Keynote

“Contributions of Oocyte Cytoplasm to Reprogramming and Development”

Jonathan Lipton, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School

“The Circadian Clock as a Window into Neurodevelopment Disorders: Mechanisms and Opportunities”

Ann A. Kiessling, PhD
Panelist
Director, Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation

“First Evidence for Circadian Rhythms in Early Human Embryos”

 

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A delicious breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner included.

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Download the 2019 Symposium flier.

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