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The Sixth IABMR Annual Meeting, November 19th, 2009

Published on 10/22/2009
The Sixth IABMR Annual Meeting, November 19th, 2009

Knockdown Strategies in Biomedicine - RNAi and Beyond

Sponsored by The Forsyth Institute

Time: 9:00am –6:00pm Thursday, November 19th 2009

M. Barbara Schulze Conference Center (3rd floor)
The Forsyth Institute, 140 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA



IABMR members: Free (Annual Membership Fee: $20)
Forsyth Employees: Free
Non-members: $20

Register Online


Full Program Online
Full Program in PDF
One Page Flyer in PDF
Call for Poster Abstract
Call for Abstract (PDF)


9:00 – 10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00 – 12:30 Poster Sessions I & II
11:00 – 1:30 Vendor Exhibition & Luncheon Reception
1:15 – 1:30

Welcome and Introduction
Tsute Chen, PhD
President of IABMR

Opening Remarks
Philip Stashenko DMD, PhD
President and CEO, The Forsyth Institute

1:30 – 4:40 Scientific Symposium

1:30 – 2:10

Delivery is in the Details
Catherine Pachuk, PhD
Senior Director, Delivery Biology
Pfizer Research Technology Center

2:10 – 2:50

Lost in translation: mechanisms and tumor suppressive activity of microRNAs
Carl Novina, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

2:50 – 3:20 Coffee Break

3:20 – 4:00

MicroRNA in gliomas: small regulators of a big problem
Anna Krichevsky, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Brigham and Woman’s Hospital

4:00 – 4:40 Genome wide RNAi screens in Drosophila: A journey from pre-RNAi to RNAi days
Norbert Perrimon, PhD
Professor of Genetics
Harvard Medical School

4:40 – 6:00 Poster Awards Ceremony