SRI 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
SRI 67th Annual Scientific Meeting

Detailed Agenda

Please note - Information listed in the Detailed Agenda is subject to changes and continually being updated to reflect the most up to date information.

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Your Grant in One Page Clinic

 

1:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Career Development Workshops

 

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Mentor in a Cloud Networking Event
*Members Only - Sign-up prior to event is required

 

7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Registration

 

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Satellite Meetings

 

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

Mid Career Session
*Boxed lunches are available for purchase through the Advance Registration Deadline only.

 

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

Satellite Meetings

 

5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

New Investigator Forum

 

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception

 

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration

 

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 8:10 a.m.

President's Welcome

 

8:10 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

March of Dimes Developmental Biology Prize Presentation and Lecture

 

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

President's New Investigator Plenary - 
Supported by the Past Presidents' Fund

 

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

SRI President's Presenters Awards Presentation

 

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

March of Dimes Awards Presentations

 

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Poster Session I

 

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

Lunch and Learn Symposium I: Big Data and the Impact on Scientific Success 
*Boxed lunches are available for purchase through the Advance Registration Deadline only.

 

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

Lunch and Learn Symposium II: NIH and Reproductive Medicine
*Boxed lunches are available for purchase through the Advance Registration Deadline only.

 

1:35 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.

Concurrent Mini-Symposia I

 

Antenatal Steroid Therapy Optimisation. From Clinic to Bench and Back Again
Moderators: 
Matthew W. Kemp, PhD
Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD, MSc

 

1:35 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

When, What and How Often? Revisiting the Scientific Basis of Antenatal Steroid Therapy
Ja-Young Kwon, MD, PhD

 

2:05 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Hunting for Goldilocks - Efforts Past and Present to get Antenatal Steroid Dosing Just Right
Matthew W. Kemp, PhD

 

2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Optimisation of Antenatal Steroids for Low and Middle Income Countries
Alan H Jobe, MD, PhD

 

3:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.

Short & Long Term Benefits & Risks of Multiple Courses of Antenatal Corticosteroids
Kellie E. Murphy MD, MSc

 

Pregnancy – A Lost Opportunity to Screen
Moderators:
Sandra T. Davidge, PhD. FCAHS
Laura A. Magee, MD, FRCPC, MSc, FACP, FRCOG

 

1:35 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Pregnancy Complications and the Life Course – Implications for the Child
Lucilla Poston, PhD

 

2:05 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Placenta Insufficiency and Impact on Fetal Development
Emily J. Su, MD

 

2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Screening for Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Following Pre-Eclampsia
Fergus McCarthy, MSc, PhD

 

3:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.

Patient-Reported Outcomes and the Feasibility of Tracking Long-Term Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes – The Preeclampsia Foundation Registry
Eleni Tsigas

 

Role of miRNA’s and Inflammation in the Pathology of Endometriosis
Moderators: 
Asgerally T. Fazleabas, PhD
Valerie A. Flores, MD

 

1:35 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Insights Into Contributions of Stem Cell and Inflammatory Pathways in the Pathophysiology of Endometriosis 
Caroline E. Gargett, PhD

 

2:05 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Macrophages in the Pathophysiology of Endometriosis: Mouse Models As Tools for Clinical Translation 
Erin Greaves, PhD

 

2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.

miRNA’s in Endometriosis: Pathological Insights and Clinical Implications From a Baboon Model 
Asgerally T. Fazleabas, PhD

 

3:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.

miRNA’s in Endometriosis: Diagnostic Potential and Pathophysiology in Women With Disease
Hugh S. Taylor, MD

 

Reproductive Infectious Diseases: From Bench to Bedside to Tomorrow
Moderators: 
Lynn M. Yee, MD, MPH
David M. Aronoff, MD

 

1:35 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Understanding the Management of Hepatitis B and C in Pregnant or Reproductive Age Women
Lynn M. Yee, MD, MPH

 

2:05 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Mechanisms of Group B Streptococcus as a Cause of Chorioamnionitis, Preterm Birth & Stillbirth
David M. Aronoff, MD

 

2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Placental Malaria: The Inflammatory Response and Fetal Growth Restriction
Stephanie L. Gaw, MD, PhD

 

3:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.

STIs, the Vaginal Microbiome, and Reproductive Health: Recent Evidence and Clinical Applications
Lisa Haddad, MD, MS

 

Embryo Aneuploidy and Mosaicism: Implications for Reproduction and ART
Moderators:
Robert N. Taylor, MD, PhD
Mindy S. Christianson, MD

 

1:35 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Understanding Aneuploidy
Pat Hunt, PhD

 

2:05 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Developmental Potential of Aneuploid Human Embryos Beyond Implantation
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, PhD

 

2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Assessment of Aneuploidy and Mosacisim in Human Embryos: Promises and Pitfalls of Molecular Approaches and Study Designs
Richard T. Scott Jr., MD

 

3:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.

New Insights From Clinical NIPT Data Regarding Human Aneuploidy and Mosaicism
Diana W. Bianchi, MD

 

Update on Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Preterm Birth
Moderators: 
David M. Olson, PhD
Kelycia B. Leimert, PhD

 

1:35 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

The Need for, Barriers to, and Hope for New Preterm Birth Diagnostics and Therapeutics
David M. Olson, PhD

 

2:05 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

New and Emerging Biomarker Prediction Tests for Preterm Birth
Laura Jelliffe-Pawlowski, PhD 

 

2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Development of Novel Therapeutics to Counter Preterm Birth
Sylvain Chemtob, MD, PhD 

 

3:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.

Challenges in Developing New Treatment Options for Preterm Birth – From Industry’s Perspective
Yosuke Komatsu, MD, PhD, FJSOG, FJSUM

 

3:35 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Coffee Break

 

3:30 p.m. - 5: 50 p.m.

Concurrent Oral Presentations I

 

6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Connection Corners

 

7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

Registration

 

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

SRI Business Meeting
*Breakfast will be served and ALL SRI Members are invited to attend

 

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

SRI Bridge and Early Career Grant Program Recipient Presentations

 

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

President's Distinguished Lecture I

 

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Poster Session II

 

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

Concurrent Oral Presentations II

 

12:35 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Forum
*Boxed lunches will be provided at not cost for this session. The capacity for this session is 100 attendees and will registration for this session will close once full or on the Advance Registration Deadline.

 

12:35 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Lunch and Learn Symposium III: Don't Get Lost in Translation: Importance of In Vivo and In Vitro Model Validation 
*Boxed lunches are available for purchase through the Advance Registration Deadline only.

 

2:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Concurrent Mini-Symposia II

 

Controversies: Yes or No for Placental Microbiome
*Interactive Session
Moderator: 
Phillip R. Bennett, MD, PhD, FMedSci

 

2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.

Panelist 1:
Kjersti Aagaard, MD, PhD

 

2:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Panelist 2: 
Frederic Bushman, PhD

 

3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

Panelist 3:  
Indira U. Mysorekar, PhD

 

3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Panelist 4:
Michal A. Elovitz, MD

 

Reproduction Meets Imaging
Moderators:
Hari Eswaran, PhD
Jessica Ramella-Roman, PhD

 

2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.

In Vivo Imaging of Reproductive Dynamics in the Mouse Oviduct
Shang Wang, PhD

 

2:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Active Fluctuations Modulate Nuclear Dynamics in Oocytes
Marie-Helene Verlhac, PhD

 

3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

Quantitative Ultrasound of the Cervix in Pregnancy: Today & Tomorrow
Helen Feltovich, MD

 

3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Interactive Effects of Maternal Prenatal Stress, Fetal Brain Connectivity, and Timing of Delivery
Moriah Thomason, PhD

 

SRI – SSR Joint Session: Immune Cell Regulation of Implantation/Pregnancy
Moderators: 
Bo R. Rueda, PhD
VIkki M. Abrahams, PhD

 

2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.

Neutrophils at the Maternal-Fetal Interface: Friend or Foe?
Vikki M. Abrahams, PhD

 

2:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

The Stage Is Set Before the Play Commences – Maternal Immunological Detection of the Conceptus
Troy Ott, PhD

 

3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

Maternal Immunity and Tolerance During Pregnancy
Margaret G. Petroff, PhD

 

3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Fetal-Maternal Disagreement: Immune Responses in Placental Villitis
Elizabeth Ann Enninga, PhD

 

SRI – PRS Joint Session: Interaction at the Maternal-Fetal Interface and Origins of Child Health and Disease
Moderators: 
Maide Ozen, MD
Yoel Sadovsky, MD

 

2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.

Implications of Immunoperinatology Research on Neonatal and Lifetime Health
Maide Ozen, MD

 

2:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Multidisciplinary, Multiplatform Approaches to Unravel the Mechanisms of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
TBD

 

3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

Feto-Placental Interface, What Did We Learn?
Yoel Sadovsky, MD

 

3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Gaps in Knowledge in Understanding the Immunobiology and Immunopathology of Pregnancy and Future Directions
Ana Claudia Zenclussen, PhD

 

Drivers and Therapeutic Targets for Gynecologic Cancers Associated with Benign Gynecologic Conditions
Moderators:
Dineo Khabele, MD, FACOG, FACS
Gloria Huang, MD

 

2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.

ARID1A as a Driver and Target for Therapy for Endometriosis-Associated Ovarian Cancer (Implications for Immunotherapy)
Rugang Zhang, PhD

 

2:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Toxicant Exposure, Endocrine Disruptors and Adenomyosis (Environmental Influence)
Kaylon L. Bruner-Tran, PhD

 

3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

The Insulin/Insulin Growth Factpr and Sex Hormone Axes in the Normal Endometrium and in Tumor Microenvironment of Endometrial Cancer (Environmental Influence of Obesity and Implications for Immunotherapy)
Gloria Huang, MD

 

3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Mouse Models of Endometriosis-Associated Gynecologic Cancers
Warren B. Nothnick, PhD

 

Stem Cell Therapy of Reproductive Disorders
Moderators: 
Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, PhD
Sonia Herraiz, PhD

 

2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.

Opportunities and Challenges in Regenerative Therapies
Sonia Herraiz, PhD

 

2:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Stem Cell and Gene Therapy of Ovarian Infertility: from Bench to Rodents to Women, and Back
Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, PhD

 

3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

Cell Therapy of Asherman Syndrome and Endometrial Atrophy
Carlos Simon, MD, PhD

 

3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Cell Therapy of Male Infertility
Kyle Orwig, PhD

 

4:10 p.m. - 4:25 p.m. 

Coffee Break

 

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Concurrent Oral Presentations III

 

6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

President's Address and Awards Ceremony

 

7:45 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

The Featles Canadian Tour
*Ticketed event

 

7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Registration

 

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Poster Session III

 

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Oral Presentations IV

 

11:35 a.m. - 1:05 p.m.

Hot Topics and Awards Ceremony
*Boxed lunches will be provided.