26th Annual Genetics Day

University of Rochester Medical Center, Class of '62 Auditorium

May 30, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the date for the Genetics Day 2014 has been set for Friday, the 30th of May. Genetics Day is an annual UCIS-sponsored one-day symposium showcasing Genetics research in oral and poster presentations. The keynote event, the Fred Sherman Lecture, will be delivered by Dr. Randy Schekman from UC Berkeley, the winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine 2013.

12th Annual Fred Sherman Lecture

Dr. Randy Schekman

Dr. Randy Schekman, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2013

Genes and Proteins That Control Secretion and Autophagy


Full Schedule for Genetics Day

All talks will be held on Friday, May 30th in the Medical Center's Class of '62 Auditorium.

10:15-10:45 Benoit Biteau, Department of Biomedical Genetics

Regulation of Intestinal Stem Cells in Drosophila

10:45-11:15 Dragony Fu, Department of Biology

AlkB Dioxygenases and Their Diverse Functions in Nucleic Acid Modification and Regulated Cell Death

11:45-12:15 Mark E. Mapstone, Department of Neurology, Neurogeriatrics

A Novel Metabolomic Biomarker of Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease

12:15-12:45 Jian Zhu, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Gene Discovery for Understanding Host Machineries in Viral Transcription and Latency


Poster Session

Kornberg Medical Research Building, Flaum Atrium


Dr. Randy Schekman, HHMI Investigator, Editor-in-Chief, eLife
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Introduction: David Goldfarb

12th Annual Fred Sherman Lecture: Genes and Proteins That Control Secretion and Autophagy Class of ‘62 Auditorium

Please contact Daina Bullwinkel (273-1447) with any questions.