Concurrent Session 1D: Superbabies and More? Genome Editing and its Impact on Healthcare

Wednesday, September 12
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Learning Objectives:

Concurrent Speaker :
Megan A. Allyse, PhD

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Concurrent Speaker :
Linnea Baudhuin, PhD

Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, College of Medicine and Science
Center for Individualized Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Linnea M. Baudhuin, PhD, is Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, USA. Dr. Baudhuin is co-director of the Personalized Genomics Laboratory and the Clinical Genome Sequencing Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Baudhuin received her PhD in Clinical Chemistry from Cleveland State University in conjunction with the Cleveland Clinic. She then completed fellowships in Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Molecular Genetics at Mayo Clinic. She is board certified in Clinical Molecular Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Dr. Baudhuin’s clinical and research interests are related to Personalized Medicine and lie primarily in the areas of cardiovascular-related inherited disorders, pharmacogenomics, and next-generation sequencing.

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Concurrent Speaker :
Shondra Pruett-Miller, PhD

Assistant Memeber
Cell and Molecular Biology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee

Shondra Pruett-Miller, PhD is an Assistant Member in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology and the Founding Director of the Center for Advanced Genome Engineering at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. She completed her PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in August 2008. While at UT Southwestern, Dr. Pruett-Miller worked in Matthew Porteus’ lab on the optimization of zinc finger nucleases for use in mammalian cells. After graduate school, she was recruited to Sigma-Aldrich as a senior scientist in R&D working on their Compozr ZFN technology. In 2012, Dr. Pruett-Miller returned back to academia as the Founder and Director of the Genome Engineering and iPSC Center (GEiC) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where she and her team of 13 scientists completed thousands of genome editing projects using CRISPR-Cas9. Just last year, she joined the Faculty at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where she set up and is directing the Center for Advanced Genome Engineering (CAGE).

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Concurrent Speaker :
Steve Tsang, MD, PhD

Laszlo Z. Bito Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Associate Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Ophthalmology
Columbia University Medical Center
NEW YORK, New York

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Concurrent Speaker :
Megan A. Allyse, PhD

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