Secretarys Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health,
Tuesday, March 1, 2005
Showcase of Presentations and Videos from today's
A G E N D A
8:30 a.m. 2:45 p.m. Large Population Studies: The
Opportunities and Challenges
8:30 9:00 Conceptual Basis for Large Population Studies of Human
Genetic Variation and Common Disease (Real Video & Presentation)
David Goldstein, Ph.D.
Wolfson Professor of
University College London
9:00 9:30 Public Health Perspective on Large Population Studies of
Human Genetic Variation, the Environment, and Common
Disease (Real Video &
Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D.
of Internal Medicine, Human Genetics and Public Health University of
9:30 10:00 Overview of International and National Large
Population Studies (Real
Video & Presentation)
Teri Manolio, M.D.,
Director Epidemiology and Biometry Program
Heart Lung and Blood Institute
10:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m. BREAK
10:15 10:45 Ethical,
Legal and Social Issues of Large Population
Bartha Knoppers, Ph.D., L.L.B.
Professor of Law
Canada Research Chair in Law and Medicine University of Montreal
10:45 11:15 Dichotomy
Between Social Identity and Ancestry in Large Population
Charles N. Rotimi, Ph.D. Professor, Genetic
Acting Director, National Human Genome Center Howard
11:15 11:45 The
UK Biobank (Real
John Newton, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer UK
11:45 12:25 Federal Perspectives on the Need for
a Large Population Study
Ruth Brenner, M.D., M.P.H.
Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Stephan D. Fihn M.D., M.P.H.
of Veterans Affairs (Real
Alan Guttmacher, M.D.
Human Genome Research Institute (Real Video)
Muin J. Khoury, M.D., Ph.D.
for Disease Control and Prevention (Real Video)
12:25 1:00 Roundtable
Discussion with Session Participants (Real Video)
Willard Ph.D., Large Population Studies Task Force Chair
1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. LUNCH
2:00 2:45 Committee
Discussion and Next Steps (Real Video)
Facilitator: Dr. Willard
2:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Public
3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Summary
Report from the Conference on Promoting Quality Laboratory Testing
for Rare Diseases: Follow-up and Future Activities
Joseph Boone, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Science, Division of
Laboratory Systems Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Stephen C. Groft, Pharm.D.
Director NIH Office of Rare
3:45 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Closing