Session 4: It’s a Small World: Microbiome, Viruses, and Bacteria
Session Chairperson: Wei Zheng, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
The microbiome and its association with human metabolism and adiposity
Meredith A. Hullar, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
The bacterial world and the genome
Nina R. Salama, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Lifestyle and dietary factors and antibody levels to oral bacteria in healthy individuals*
Dominique S. Michaud, Brown University, Providence, RI
Beta-diversity metrics of the upper digestive tract microbiome are associated with body mass index*
Shih-Wen Lin, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Human papillomavirus-16 DNA methylation in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas*
Lauren Cole, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA
Session 5: Resources for Molecular Epidemiology: Potential and Successes
Session Chairperson: James Cerhan, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Large-scale familial whole genome sequencing to evaluate genetic risk
Joseph G. Vockley, Inova Translational Medicine Institute, Falls Church, VA
The Post-GWAS Consortium (U19): Assessing the functional relevance of gene variation
Alvaro Monteiro, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL
The NCI cohort consortium: Increasing power, enhancing collaborations, advancing science
Deborah Winn, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Identifying breast cancer metastasis susceptibility genes using mouse models
Kent W. Hunter, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Panel Discussion: Gene-Environment: Where Do We Go from Here?
Session Co-Chairpersons: Cornelia M. Ulrich, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, and Wei Zheng, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
- James Cerhan, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
- Hannelore Daniel, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
- David J. Hunter, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
- Joellen M. Schildkraut, Duke University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Durham, NC
- Martyn T. Smith, University of California, Berkeley, CA