25th Anniversary Symposium for the Transgenic Animal Model Core

Thursday, May 01, 2014

25th Anniversary Symposium for the Transgenic Animal Model Core

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Kahn Auditorium, Biomedical Science Research Building

The internationally recognized Transgenic Animal Model Core celebrates 25 years of achievement at the University of Michigan.

Join experts in the field as they cover a wide variety of topics on the latest technology and milestones in transgenic animal science. Speakers include:

  • Introduction by Cassandra Wong, Director, Biomedical Research Core Facilities
  • Sally Camper, Ph.D., James V. Neel Collegiate Professor of Human Genetics, Chair, Department of Human Genetics, Professor of Human Genetics, Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School: "40 years of genetically modified mice: exciting highlights"
  • Miriam Meisler, Ph.D., Myron Levine Distinguished University Professor of Human Genetics, Professor of Human Genetics and Professor of Neurology, Medical School: "Cis-regulation to insertional mutation to TALENS - how one Transgene led to another"
  • David Ginsburg, M.D., James V. Neel Distinguished University Professor of Internal Medicine & Human Genetics, Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Medicine, Professor of Internal Medicine, Professor of Human Genetics, Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Medical School, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Research Professor, LSI: "Of mice and men: using the mouse to study human bleeding and blood clotting disorders"
  • Phillip King, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical School: "RASA1 as a regulator of blood and lymphatic vascular systems in mouse and man"
  • Andrzej (Anj) Dlugosz, M.D., Poth Professor of Cutaneous Oncology, Professor of Dermatology, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Medical School: "Probing the molecular basis of human skin cancer: mouse models and supermodels"
  • Thomas Saunders, Ph.D., Director, Transgenic Animal Model Core, Research Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School: "Future Directions in Transgenesis"