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Society of Reproductive Investigation (SRI)

66th Annual Scientific Meeting, March 12 - 16, 2019

Placental Association of the Americas Satellite Meeting

The Placenta: The Pregnancy Communication Hub

Eligible for 1.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)/1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Supported by NICHD 1R13HD084096

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - Paris, France
Room Maillot - Palais des Congrès 

Organizers:
Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri, PhD
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Thomas Jansson, MD, PhD
University of Colorado, CO, USA

Plenary Session

Moderators: 
Theresa Powell, PhD
University of Colorado, CO, USA

Jonas Zaugg 
University of Bern, Switzerland

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Evolution of Mechanisms for Maternal Recognition of Pregnancy
Michael Roberts, PhD
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

BREAK

Morning Session - Placental Mechanisms Regulating Maternal Physiology

Moderators:
Rohan Lewis, PhD
University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Julienne Rutherford, PhD
University of Illinois, IL, USA

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

The Placenta, Genomic Imprinting and Maternal Behavior
Rosalind John, PhD
Cardiff University, United Kingdom

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Placental Endocrine Control of Maternal Metabolism and Its Importance for Long-Term Health
Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri, PhD
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Placental Exosomes Regulating Maternal Metabolism
Carlos Saloman, MSc, PhD
The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Imprinted Genes and Endocrine Communication of Conceptus and Mother During Pregnancy
Marika Charalambous, PhD
King’s College London, United Kingdom

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

LUNCH

Afternoon Session I - Fetal Signals Regulating Placental Function

Moderators:
Padma Murthi, PhD
University of Melbourne, Australia
Hiten Mistry, PhD
University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Fetal Influences on the Placenta
Miguel Constancia, PhD
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Feto-Placental Interactions and Their Contribution to Nutrient Supply and Growth of the Fetus
Mark Dilworth, PhD
University of Manchester, United Kingdom

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Feto-Placental Interactions and Metabolic and Nutritive State
Pascal Chavatte-Palmer, DVM, PhD
INRA, France

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

BREAK

Afternoon Session II

Moderators:
Alessandro Rolfo, PhD
University of Turin, Italy
Chan Shiao-Yng, MD, PhD
National University Hospital, Singapore

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Novel Placental Biomarkers and Interventions for Placental Disease
Tu'uhevaha Kaitu'u-Lino, PhD
University of Melbourne, Australia