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

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - Paris, France

Plenary Session

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Evolution of Mechanisms for Maternal Recognition of Pregnancy
Michael Roberts, D. Phil
University of Missouri - Columbia, MO, USA

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Morning Session - Placental Mechanisms Regulating Maternal Physiology

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.


Afternoon Session I - Fetal Signals Regulating Placental Function

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.


Afternoon Session II - Novel Biomarkers and Interventions for Placental Disease

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

*Early - Mid Career Researchers