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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2017.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

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Molecular Mechanisms of Heart Development (X7)

joint with the meeting on RNA-Based Approaches in Cardiovascular Disease (X8)

Scientific Organizers: Benoit G. Bruneau, Brian L. Black and Margaret E. Buckingham


March 26—30, 2017

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 30, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 30, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 11, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 26, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-X7 "Molecular Mechanisms of Heart Development" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On November 30, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 30, 2016 until January 11, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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November 30, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 26, 2017 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 26, 2017 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 26, 2017 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 26, 2017 720.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 30, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is January 11, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: November 30, 2016


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: January 11, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is November 30, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 26, 2017


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, March 26 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 30 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 31 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 26

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Longs Peak Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs Peak Foyer

MONDAY, MARCH 27

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Eric N. Olson, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Mechanistic Aspects of Noncoding RNAs in Cardiovascular Development and Disease

09:00—11:15
Common RNA-Based Mechanisms in Cardiovascular Development and Pathology (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Stefanie Dimmeler, University of Frankfurt, Germany
Non-Coding RNAs in Cardiovascular Repair and Aging

Coffee Break

Leon Johannes De Windt, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Fetal miRNAs Play Large at Heart Failure

Laurie A. Boyer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Long Noncoding RNAs in Heart Development and Differentiation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—14:30
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Gene Regulatory Mechanisms

Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Basic and Novel Tools for RNA Research

Grays Peak
Esther E. Creemers, Academic Medical Center, Netherlands
Circular RNA Profiling and Implications for Cardiac Disease

Mark Mercola, Stanford University, USA
Massive Omics Approaches to Understand the Heart

Lior Zangi, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Gene Therapy Approach For Cardiac Regeneration Using Modified mRNA

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Cardiac Lineages
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Longs Peak
Margaret E. Buckingham, Institut Pasteur, France
Cardiac Cell Lineages and the Second Heart Field

Lionel Christiaen, New York University, USA
Regulation of Cardiopharyngeal Multipotency and Early Fate Specification in a Simple Chordate

Caroline E. Burns, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Development of the Cardiopharyngeal Lineage in Zebrafish

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Fundamentals in RNA Diagnostics and Paracrine Effects
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays Peak
Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Non-Coding RNAs as Paracine Players in Vascular Inflammation and Metabolism

Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
Pathophysiology of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Links Prolactin to the PAI-1/uPAR System: Modulation of NF-kB Signaling and miR146a as Therapeutic Options

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

TUESDAY, MARCH 28

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—08:45
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays Peak
Manuel Mayr, King's College, University of London, UK
A Systems Biology Approach: Circulating Non-Coding RNAs as Innovative Diagnostic and Prognostic Markers of Cardiovascular Disease

08:00—11:00
Epicardium and Coronaries
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Longs Peak
Kristy Red-Horse, Stanford University, USA
Cell Fate Decisions During Coronary Artery Development

Bin Zhou, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Developmental Mechanisms of Coronary Artery Formation

Coffee Break

Paul R. Riley, University of Oxford, UK
Developmental Programming of the Cardiac Lymphatics

Nadia Mercader, Institut of Anatomy, University of Bern, Switzerland
Plasticity of Cardiomyocyte Fate during Heart Regeneration in Zebrafish

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:45—11:15
Noncoding RNA Therapeutics: What Have We Learned?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays Peak
Susmita Sahoo, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Exosomes as a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool in Cardiovascular Disease

Coffee Break

Eva van Rooij, Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands
Advances in Targeting miRNAs in the Heart

Gianluigi Condorelli, Humanitas University, Italy
Chheaf1: A Novel lncRNA Regulating Cardiac Hypertrophy and Failure

Elizabeth M. McNally, Northwestern University, USA
Targeting Muscular Dystrophy

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Gene Regulatory Mechanisms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Longs Peak
Vincent M. Christoffels, Academic Medical Center, Netherlands
Three-Dimensional Organization of Cardiac Genes

Benoit G. Bruneau, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, USA
Transcriptional Regulation of Heart Development

Brian L. Black, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Endothelial Gene Regulation

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Novel Approaches in RNA Detection and Networks
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays Peak
Silke R. Sperling, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
System Biology for Cardiac Transcription Networks

Stefan Engelhardt, Institut for Pharmacologie & Toxicologie der TUM, Germany
Library-based Approaches to Identify Crucial miRNA Players in Cardiac Function

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:00
Congenital Heart Disease: Genes and Pathways
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Longs Peak
Christine E. Seidman, Harvard Medical School, USA
Genetics of Human Congenital Heart Disease

Ivan P. Moskowitz, University of Chicago, USA
Modeling Human Disease Pathways

Coffee Break

William T. Pu, Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Cellular Models of Congenital Heart Disease

Richard P. Harvey, University of New South Wales, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia
Transcriptional Targets and Off-Targets in Congenital Heart Disease

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Non-Coding RNAs Going Looooong….
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays Peak
Gerald W. Dorn, II, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Orchestration of Smoothened/Hedgehog/GATA Transcriptional Activity by GRKs 2, 5, and 6 in Developing Mouse Hearts

Yibin Wang, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
An LncRNA Dependent Epigenetic Check-Point for Cardiac Hypertrophy and Remodeling

Coffee Break

Thomas Thum, Medical School Hannover, Germany
lncRNAs in Cardiac Fibrosis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Mechanisms of Cardiac Growth and Morphogenesis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Longs Peak
Anthony B. Firulli, Wells Center for Pediatrics Research, USA
Characterization of a Hand1 left ventricular enhancer and development of a left ventricular specific Cre driver

Katherine E. Yutzey, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA
Developmental Mechanisms of Heart Valve Disease

James F. Martin, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
The Hippo Pathway in Heart Development and Regeneration

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Preclinical Approaches Using RNA Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays Peak
William S. Marshall, miRagen Therapeutics, USA
Pharmacokinetic/Dynamic Aspects of Oligonucleotide Therapeutics

Arthur A. Levin†, miRagen Therapeutics, USA
Toxicological Considerations in Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Development

Christian Kupatt, Technical University Munich, Germany
Micro-RNAs based Therapeutics in Porcine Cardiac Disease Models

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
08:00—11:00
Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Regeneration (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays/Longs Peak
Deepak Srivastava, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and University of California, San Francisco, USA
Cellular Reprogramming Approaches for Cardiovascular Disease

Kenneth D. Poss, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Cardiac Regeneration

Coffee Break

William C. Sessa, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Vascular Therapeutic Approaches Using miRNAs

Andrew H. Baker, University of Edinburgh, UK
Non Coding RNA Therapeutics in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—14:30
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Cardiovascular Repair Mechanisms (Joint)

Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Cardiovascular Repair Mechanisms (Joint)

Longs Peak
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Modeling Human Heart Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Longs Peak
Christine L. Mummery, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Developmental Patterning of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: From Beating Cardiomycoytes to Heart Disease Models

Charles E. Murry, University of Washington, USA
Networks Underlying Human Cardiomyocyte Differentiation

Gordon M. Keller, University Health Network, MaRS Centre, Canada
Programming Cardiovascular Cell Types in vitro

17:00—18:45
RNA Therapeutics in Clinical Translation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays Peak
Roger J. Hajjar, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Gene Therapy & Genome Editing for Heart Failure

Patrick Most, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Development of Nucleic-Acid Therapeutics for Cardiac and Vascular Disorder Treatment

Mauro Giacca, International Center for Genetic Engineering, Italy
Small RNA therapy for cardiac regeneration

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Longs Peak
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/26/2017

Grays Peak
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Red Cloud/Shavano/Torreys

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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Directors' Fund


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