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Table 2 3rd IGMC, 1st Day, Session II

From: The Third International Genomic Medicine Conference (3rd IGMC, 2015): overall activities and outcome highlights

Session II
Genomics of cancer, aging and complex diseases
Chairpersons: Professor Adnan Merdad, Professor Angel Carracedo and Professor Abdelbaset Buhmeida
10:40–11:20 Keynote Speaker, Professor Jerry W. Shay: Director, Cancer Biology, Department of Cell Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
Title: Aging and Cancer: Are Telomeres and Telomerase the Connection?
11:20–11:45 Professor Albert J. Fornace Jr.: Director, Waters Center of Innovation for Metabolomics; Molecular Cancer Research Chair, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center; Georgetown University, USA
Title: Integration of Metagenomics and Metabolomics in Gut Microbiome Research
11:45–12:15 Dr. Deema Hussein: King Fahd Medical Research Centre, King Abdulaziz University, KSA
Title: A Unique Integrated System to Discern Pathogenesis of Central Nervous System Tumors
12:15–12:35 Professor Stephen Scherer: Director of the McLaughlin Centre and Centre for Applied Genomics, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Title: A Genomic Basis for Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders
12:35–12:50 Professor Nobutaka Hirokawa: Departments of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
Title: KIF2A Regulates Postnatal Axons and its Deficiency causes Malformation of Cortical Development and Epilepsy
12:50–13:05 Dr. Heba Alkhattabi: Centre of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research, KAU, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Title: RPL27A, a Novel Target for miR-595 and its Contribution to Myelopoiesis via Ribosomal Dysgenesis