Spring 2013 Symposium

How Epigenomic Effects Mediate Persisting Actions of Developmental Toxicants

March 1, 2013, Doris Duke Center, Duke Gardens

7:45-8:15 AM    Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:15-8:45           Welcome and Overview: Edward Levin and Susan Murphy

8:45-9:30            Randy Jirtle, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Department of Oncology, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research:

Keynote Address: Epigenetics: How Genes and Environment Interact

9:30-10:05           Douglas Ruden, Ph.D., Wayne State University:

Epigenetics of prenatal lead exposure and effects on brain development

10:05-10:20         Break

10:20-10:55         Susan K. Murphy, Ph.D., Duke University:

Environmental Nudging of the Imprintome

10:55-11:30         Andrea Baccarelli, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard University:

Mitochondrial Genetics, Epigenetics and Disease

11:30-12:05         David Volz, Ph.D., University of South Carolina:

Early Zebrafish Embryogenesis is Susceptible to Developmental TDCPP Exposure

12:05-1:00           Lunch

1:00-1:35             Carmen Marsit, Ph.D., Dartmouth University:

Placental miRNA as Biomarkers of Exposure and Outcome

1:35 – 1:55           Max Costa, Ph.D., New York University Cancer Institute:

Epigenetic Effects of Carcinogenic Metals

1:55-2:45              Julie Herbstman, Ph.D., Columbia University:

Detecting Methylation Changes Associated with Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollutants

2:35-3:00               Discussion and Closing remarks