Events | GWG 2019 Conference | Program

Program

Thursday, 16th of May

Gateway Conference Center

Pre-Meeting

10:00 am- 12:00 pm
GWG Executive Committee & Board Meeting
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch Break

Formal Start of Conference

1:00-1:05pm
Maura McGrail, PhD (Chair, GWG 2019 Conference Organizing Committee)
1:05-12:15pm
Introduction

Session I

1:15 - 2:00 pm
Bing Yang, PhD (University of Missouri & Danforth center)
2:00 - 2:40 pm
Neil Hoffman, PhD (USDA)
2:40 – 3:00 pm
Coffee Break

Session II

3:00 - 3:40 pm
Laurence Cooper, MD, PhD (USDA)
3:40 - 4:20 pm
Saad Kendarian, MB, ChD (Mayo)

Poster Session
4:30 - 6:00 pm

Dinner Break
6:00 - 7:30 pm

Session III

7:30 - 7:45 pm
Megan Allyse, PhD (Mayo)
7:45 – 8:00 pm
Karen Meagher, PhD (Mayo)

Keynote Speaker

8:00 – 9:20 pm
Carl Zimmer

Networking Session

9:20 – 11:00 pm

Friday, 17th of May



Session IV

9:00-9:30am
Corteva
9:30-9:50am
Carolyn Lawrence-Dill, PhD (ISU)
9:50-10:10am
Selected Speaker
10:10-10:30am
Selected Speaker
10:30-10:50 am
Coffee Break

Session V

10:50-11:25 am
Eric Bohnenblust, PhD (EPA)
11:25 am-12:00 pm
Heather Lombardi, PhD (FDA)
12:00-12:35 pm
Laura Epstein, PhD (FDA)

Lunch Break
12:35 - 2:30 pm

Platform talk

2:30 – 3:50 pm
Kui Li, PhD (Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences)

Session VI

4:30-5:05pm
Lluis Montoliu, PhD (ARRIGE)
5:05-5:40pm
John Entine, BA (Genetic Literacy Project)
5:40-6:00pm
Selected Speaker

Dinner Break
6:00 - 7:15 pm

Session VII

7:15 - 7:30 pm
Selected Speaker

7:30 - 7:45 pm
Selected Speaker

7:45 – 8:00 pm
Selected Speaker

Keynote Speaker

8:00 – 9:20 pm
Takashi Yamamoto, PhD (The Japanese Society for Genome Editing)

Networking Session

9:20 – 11:00 pm

Saturday, 18th of May



GWG Society Breakfast Meeting

8:00-10:00am

Session VIII

10:00-10:35am
Branden Moriarty, PhD (UMN)
10:35-11:10am
Wendy Gordon, PhD (UMN)
11:10-11:45am
Dipa Sashital, PhD (ISU)

Closing Remarks

11:40am- 12:00pm