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Program Overview

PROGRAM OVERVIEW   

 

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
16h00-18h00 CCMG Board of Directors 
15h00-20h00 Registration
18h30-20h30 Education Ethics & Public Policy Committee (E2P2)
18h30-20h30 Examination Committee
18h30-20h30  Laboratory Practice Committee
18h30-20h30 Awards & Nomination Committee
Thursday, November 7, 2013
07h30-17h00 Registration 
08h00-10h00 Clinical Practice Committee
08h00-10h00 Scientific Program Committee
08h00-10h00 Exam Reform Committee
08h00-10h00  Accreditation of Centres Committee  
10h00-12h00  Training Committee  
10h00-12h00 Metabolics Committee  
10h00-12h00   Credentials Committee  
10h00-12h00 Constitution & Bylaws Committee 
12h30-13h15 Lunch (CCMG & CAGC)
13h00-13h15  Welcome and Opening Remarks
Moderator: Dr. Marsha Speevak, President CCMG
  
13h15-14h00 CCMG & CAGC Keynote address: Epigenetics and Human Disease
Dr. Rosanna Weksberg
13h45-14h00  CCMG & CAGC Keynote address: Epigenetics and Human Disease
Q & A Session  
14h00-14h30 Break 
14h30-16h00  Platform CCMG trainees presentations- Selected abstracts
16h00-18h00 Annual General Meeting - CCMG

AGM to include:
Approval of the Bylaws and Articles of Continuance
Hamerton Service Award Presentation
Founders Award Presentation
18h00-19h00  Poster Presentations
18h00-20h00  Welcome Reception
Friday, November 8
07h00-08h30 Light Breakfast
07h00-08h00  Industry Breakfast - Invited guests with tickets 
07h00-08h30 CCMG-CAGC Presidents 
07h00-08h30  PEACE-Train Commitee 
07h00-17h00  Exhibit Hall Open 
07h30-17h00 Registration
8h30-12h15   CAGC/CCMG joint symposium 1
Organized by CAGC
 
 
08h35-09h05 Cardiomyopathy
Dr. Robert Hamilton
, Section Head, Electrophysiology, Department of Pediatrics,  Division of Cardiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto
09h05-09h20  Cardiomyopathy
Q & A Session 
09h20-09h55 Challenges in Biobanking for Childhood Disorders
Dr. Seema Mital, Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto 
09h55-10h10  Challenges in Biobanking for Childhood Disorders
Q & A Session 
 
10h10-10h40 Refreshment Break 
10h40-11h15  22q Through a Cardiac Lens: The payoff of the multidisciplinary approach
Andrea Shugar, Genetic Counsellor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto 
11h15-11h30  22q Through a Cardiac Lens: The payoff of the multidisciplinary approach
Q & A Session
 
11h30-12h05 Psychosocial Considerations with Cardiomyopathies
Jill Murphy, UHN and MSH Fred A Litwin Family Centre in Genetic Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto 
12h05-12h15  Psychosocial Considerations with Cardiomyopathies
Q & A Session
 
12h00-13h30 Royal College Specialty Committee
12h15-13h30  Lunch in Exhibit Hall
13h30-15h15 CCMG Oral Presentations
13h30-13h50 The Roles of MicroRNAs in Tumor Invasion and Metastasis
Dr. Burton Yang, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
13h50-14h00  The Roles of MicroRNAs in Tumor Invasion and Metastasis
Q & A Session
 
14h00-14h35
  
Rewiring the Epigenome in Pediatric High-grade Astrocytomas
Dr. Nada Jabado, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University/McGill University Health Center, Montreal
14h35-14h45 

Rewiring the Epigenome in Pediatric High-grade Astrocytomas
Q & A Session
 
 

14h45-15h05
  
Emerging Insights into the Ependymoma Epigenome
Dr. Michael Taylor, MD, PhD, FRCSC, The Hospital for Sick Kids, Toronto
15h05-15h15  Emerging Insights into the Ependymoma Epigenome
Q & A Session
 
15h15-15h25
  
Orphanet Canada: 2013 Update
Dr. Micheil Innes, MD, FRCPC, FCCMG, Department of Medical Genetics, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary
15h25-15h30  Orphanet Canada: 2013 Update
Q & A Session
 
15h30-16h00
Break
16h00-18h00
Breakout Session 1Clinical Genetics/Biochemical Genetics/IEM – Unknown interesting cases
Dr. Sarah Bowdin, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Dr. Michael Brudno, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Toronto

Interactive session – discussions on Case Studies
16h00-17h45 Breakout Session 2  Molecular Genetics
Dr. Stacy Hume, Department of Medical Genetics, University of Alberta
Dr. Dennis Bulman, Research Institute & Newborn Screening Ontario, CHEO, Ottawa
17h45-18h00  Molecular Genetics
Q & A Session
16h00-17h45 Breakout Session 3New Developments in Genomic Copy Number Analysis in Prenatal and Postnatal Diagnosis
Dr. James Stavropoulos, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Dr. Elena Kolmietz, Head and Director of the Advanced Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
Dr. Frederique Tihy, PhD, Co-Director, Prenatal Cytogenetics Laboratory, CHU Sainte-Justine, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Montreal, CCMG Training Program Director.
Dr. Judy Chernos, PhD, FCCMG, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of Calgary/Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory Alberta Children's Hospital
 17h45-18h00 New Developments in Genomic Copy Number Analysis in Prenatal and Postnatal Diagnosis
Q & A Session
 
 
18h00-19h00 Wine & Cheese Reception
19h30-22h00 Founders Award Dinner 
Saturday, November 9   
07h00-08h30 Breakfast
07h00-08h00  Industry Breakfast - Invited Guests with tickets  
07h00-10h45  Exhibit Hall Open 
07h00-10h45 Poster Presentations 
07h30-15h00 Registration
08h30-12h15 CCMG/CAGC Joint Symposium - Treatment of Genetic Disorders  
08h30-08h50
  
Generalized Approaches for the Treatment of Rare Genetic Disorders
Dr. Alex MacKenzie, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator, Apoptosis Research Centre, CHEO Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa
08h50-0900  Generalized Approaches for the Treatment of Rare Genetic Disorders
Q & A Session
 
 
09h00-09h20 Ocular Gene Therapy
Dr. Ian McDonald, MD, CM, FCCMG, FRCSC, FCAHS, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB
09h20-0930  Ocular Gene Therapy
Q & A Session
 
09h30-10h05 Fragile X – From Diagnosis to Treatment
Dr. Randi Hagerman, MD, FAAP, Medical Director, MIND Institute, Professor and Endowed Chair in Fragile X Research, UD Davis MIND Institute, Sacramento CA
10h05-10h15  Fragile X – From Diagnosis to Treatment
Q & A Session
 
10h15-10h45
  
Break
10h45-11h05 Stem Cell Gene Therapy: Canadian Protocol Targeting Fabry Disease
Dr. Jeffrey Medin, University Health Network, Toronto
11h05-11h15 Stem Cell Gene Therapy: Canadian Protocol Targeting Fabry Disease
Q & A Session
 
 
11h15-12h00 Found in Translation: New Insights into the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Marfan Syndrome and Related Disorders
Dr. Hal Dietz, Victor A. McKusick Professor of Medicine and Genetics, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Baltimore MD
12h00-12h15  Found in Translation: New Insights into the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Marfan Syndrome and Related Disorders
Q & A Session
 
 
12h15-12h30 Pick Up Box Lunch 
12h15-14h15 Session Lunch - Bring your laptop, lunch is on us!

Workshop on the Interpretation of Genomic Variants from Chromosomal Microarray and Exome Sequencing
Dr. James Stavropoulos, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Dr. Elena Kolomietz, Head and Director of the Advanced Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
Dr. Jordan Lerner-Ellis,  FACME, DABMG, Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Complex, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
Dr. Christian Marshall, Genetics and Genome Biology, The Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Dr. Kym Boycott, Department of Genetics, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario;
Dr. Sarah Sawyer,  Department of Genetics, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario;
Dr. David Dyment, Department of Genetics, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario;
Ms. Taila Hartley, CHEO Research Institute
Dr. Mike Innes,  Department of Medical Genetics, Alberta Children's Hospital

14h15-14h30 

Workshop on the Interpretation of Genomic Variants from Chromosomal Microarray and Exome Sequencing
Q & A Session
 
 
15h00-17h00  CCMG Board Meeting