SRI65th Annual Scientific Meeting
SRI 65th Annual Scientific Meeting

Society of Reproductive Investigation (SRI)

65th Annual Scientific Meeting, March 6-10, 2018

San Diego

Placental Association of the Americas Satellite Meeting

Organizer: Thomas Jansson, MD, PhD
                   University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Supported by NICHD 1R13HD084096

Location: Aqua EF

Session 1: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Fredrick Rosario, PhD

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Helen Jones, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 

At the Cutting Edge of Trophoblast Biology

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Plasticity and Placentation
Michael Soares, PhD
University of Kansas/Children’s Mercy-Kansas City

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Modeling Human Trophoblast Differentiation Using Pluripotent Stem Cells
Mana Parast, MD, PhD

University of California San Diego

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Constructing Gene-enhancer Networks to Understand Regulation of Diverse Trophoblast Functions
Geetu Tuteja, PhD

Iowa State University

Session 2: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Terry Morgan, MD, PhD

Oregon Health Science University

The Placental Atlas Tool

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Placental Atlas Tool: A Web-based NICHD Resource
John V Ilekis, PhD


12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Session 3: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Yoel Sadovsky, MD, PhD

Magee Women’s Research Institute

Jessica Hebert, PhD Candidate
Portland State University 

The placenta as a regulator of fetal brain development

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Prenatal Exposures and Placental Serotonin: A Pathway for the Developmental Programming of Mental Disorders
Alexandre Bonnin, PhD

University of Southern California

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Placental Gene Expression Mediates the Interaction Between Obstetrical History and Genetic Risk for Schizophrenia
Danny Weinberger, MD
Lieber Institute for Brain Development, Johns Hopkins University

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Placental Epigenetics Establish Female Resilience from Neurodevelopmental Dysfunction Following Prenatal Stress
Bridget Nugent, PhD

University of Pennsylvania