2019 Symposium

CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS &
EARLY DEVELOPMENT

Friday, November 1st
in Downtown Boston


STANDARD RATE (Faculty) – $85
STUDENTS AND TRAINEES – $35
(grad students, post docs, residents and research fellows)

CORPORATE RATE / VIP – $175

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks and Happy Hour,
plus a full day of good science!


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Live Streaming Registration

 

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

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”

 

See the full program

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

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Download the 2019 Symposium flier.


POSTER SESSION

Please email us ASAP if you’d like to bring a poster: aes@bedfordresearch.org (you don’t need to submit a title yet).

Poster titles will be needed by: Wednesday, October 30th. No abstract required.
Standard sized posters, not wider than 5 feet. No word count requirements.
Please plan to arrive in time to hang your poster before 8:30 AM.
Posters can have been previously presented.

Email poster title to: aes@bedfordresearch.org


LOCATION & DIRECTIONS

Marriott Courtyard Boston Downtown
275 Tremont Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

Be sure to go to the Tremont Street location! There are two Marriot Courtyards downtown.

Public Transit

The Marriot Courtyard is across the street from the Tufts Medical Center T-Stop (orange line). And a 10-minute walk from Downtown Crossing and Park Street (red line and green line) and 10 minutes from the Arlington Green Line stop (B, C, D & E).


ACCOMMODATIONS

For information about the event’s block booking rates, please email aes@bedfordresearch.org


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