Unraveling Cyno DNA: Mapping a Path to Better Research Models; Pennington, NJ & Online; May 10, 2012

9:00 AM
Opening Remarks

Dr. Robert Jackson, BMS

9:10 AM
Genome-based Drug Safety Testing Assessment in Animal Models
Dr. Ulrich Certa, Global Head of Molecular Toxicology
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Switzerland

10:10 AM

10:20 AM
SNPs for Genetic Management of Cynomolgus Macaques & their Application to Biomedical Research

Jonah Sacha, PhD, Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute, Oregon National Primate Center

11:10 AM
MHC-defined Mauritian Macaques in HIV/AIDS Research

Dr. David O’Connor, Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison


1:00 PM
Characterization of immunogenetic diversity in Mauritian cynomolgus macaques: application to the model for HIV/AIDS

Dr. Nicola Rose, Principal Scientist, Division of Retrovirology, National Institute for Biological Standards & Control, UK

1:50 PM

2:00 PM
Models for Validating Gene Targets for Drug Discovery

Dr. Siew Ho, Senior Principal Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb

2:50 PM
Open Forum Discussion

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