SRI 2015 Annual Meeting
SRI 2015 Annual Meeting

Society of Reproductive Investigation (SRI)

2015 Annual Scientific Meeting: Immunology and Women’s Health Satellite Meetings

Myometrium/Parturition Satellite Symposium 2015

Symposium Coordinators: Rachel Tribe, Ph.D. Reader in Women’s Health, Division of Women’s Health, King’s College London, Women’s Health Academic Centre, King’s Health Partners, London, UK R. Ann Word, M.D. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX USA

Morning Session: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Of Mice and Men: Multi-Omics “gang aft a-gley”

Phillip Bennett, M.D.

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director of the Institute of Reproductive and Development Biology
Imperial College, London, UK
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Gene Promoter Occupancy in the Myometrial Genome: What is the Role of NF-kB?

Neil Chapman, Ph.D.

Department of Reproductive Medicine
University of Sheffield
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Innate and Adaptive Immune Cells in Term and Preterm Labor

Nardhy Gomez-Lopez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Director of Perinatal Immunobiology Unit Obstetrics and Gynecology & Immunology and Microbiology School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan, USA
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Molecular Mechanism Underlying Initiation of Labour

Steve Lye, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator, Associate Director
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Mt Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Afternoon Session: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Cervical Hyaluronan - It’s Not What you Think

Mala Mahendroo, Ph.D.

Department of Ob-Gyn
Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Investigation Tocolytic Efficacy in Multiple Pregnancy

Dr. Sarah Arrowsmith

Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Institute of Translational Medicine
University of Liverpool
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Effects of Maternal Nutrition and Inflammation on Risk of Preterm Birth

Hyagriv Simhan, M.D.

Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Magee-Womens Hospital
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Genomics, Human Evolution and Birth Timing

Louis Muglia, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Center for Prevention of Preterm Birth
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Cinicinatti