Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society

49th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas

September 22-26, 2018 - Hyatt Regency San Antonio

Maintaining Genomic Integrity in the Face of Environmental Insult

 

Welcome

The EMGS welcomes members and attendees from across the US and around the world. Our diversity is essential to our success, and as your national professional society, we are committed to providing a safe and supportive forum for the communication of world-class science. The EMGS Diversity and Inclusion committee sends a special welcome to members of the LGBT community.  Please reach out to any member of the EMGS Diversity and Inclusion Committee with your comments or concerns.


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Important Dates

June 17: Abstract Submission Deadline

July 1: Early Bird Registration Ends

August 30: Hotel Reservation Deadline

2018 EMGS Annual Meeting

Maintaining Genomic Integrity in the Face of Environmental Insult


Saturday, September 22, 2018

9:45- 11:45 AM
2019 Program Committee Meeting

Pecan Room
2:30- 5:00 PM
Council Meeting

TBD
5:30- 6:45 PM
President's Welcome Reception

TBD

Q Kitchen Room
7:00- 8:30 PM
Keynote 1

The Flint MI Water Crisis: A Failure of Government at All Levels Reveals What a new Dark Age Would Look Like
Marc Edwards Virginia Tech

Regency West 1/2

Sunday, September 23, 2018

7:00- 8:15 AM

SIG Meeting

New Technologies

Regency East 2
SIG Meeting

Heritable Mutation & Disease

Regency East 1
Committee Meeting

Awards & Honors/Young Scientists Award

TBD
8:30- 9:30 AM
Keynote 2

Signatures of Mutational Processes in Human Cancers
Ludmil Alexandrov University of California San Diego

Regency West 1/3

10:00- 12:00 PM

Symposium 1

Early Life Exposure to Lead and Adverse Health Effects in Children

Regency West 5
Symposium 2

Chromosome Positioning: How the Nuclear Neighborhood Impacts DNA Repair and Gene Expression

Regency West 6
Platform Session 1

TBD

Regency West 4
12:00- 1:30 PM
Lunch

Student and New Investigator Luncheon

Regency East 1

1:30- 3:30 PM

Symposium 3

Cancer: Bad Luck? Bad Environment? Bad Mutation? Or Something Else?

Regency West 4
Platform Session 2

TBD

Regency West 5
Platform Session 3

TBD

Regency West 6
3:30- 4:30 PM
Flash Talks

TBD

TBD

4:30- 6:30 PM
Poster Session 1

TBD

Regency Center 1/3 and Foyer

Monday, September 24, 2018

7:00- 8:15 AM

SIG Meeting

Epigenetics

Regency East 2
SIG Meeting

Applied Genetic Toxicology

Regency East 1
Committee Meeting

Membership & Professional Development/Education, Student and New Investigator Affairs

Regency East 3
8:30- 9:30 AM
Keynote 3

Why and How Systems Biology is Revolutionizing our Science
Elaine Faustman University of Washington

Regency West 1/3

10:00- 12:00 PM

Symposium 4

Adverse Human Health Effects of Diesel Engine Exhaust

Regency West 6
Symposium 5

Interactions Among Diet, Metabolic Status, and DNA Repair: Impacts on the Genome and Epigenome

Regency West 5
Platform Session 4

TBD

Regency West 4
12:00- 1:30 PM
Lunch

Women in the EMGS Luncheon

Regency East 1

1:30- 3:30 PM

Symposium 6

Xenobiotic Exposures and Fetal Health

Regency West 6
Symposium 7

Decline in Sperm Count and Quality: The Role of Genotoxicity and Epigenotoxicity

Regency West 5
Platform Session 5

TBD

Regency West 4
3:30- 4:30 PM
Plenary Lecture

Hollaender Award Lecture

Regency East 1/3

4:30- 6:30 PM
Poster Session 2

TBD

Regency Center 1/3 and Foyer

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

7:00- 8:15 AM

SIG Meeting

Molecular Epidemiology

Regency East 2
SIG Meeting

Transgenics & In Vivo Mutagenesis

Regency East 1
Committee Meeting

Annual Meeting Publicity

Regency East 3
8:30- 9:30 AM
Plenary Lecture

EMGS Award Winner
Xeroderma pigmentosum – When the lifeguard for the gene pool goes on strike
Kenneth Kraemer, National Cancer Institute

Regency West 1/3

10:00- 12:00 PM

Symposium 8

Environmental Exposure, Genotoxicity and Cancer Risk in Whales

Regency West 6
Symposium 9

Defining the Spectrum of Human Germline Variability, and Exploring its Environmental Stimulation

Regency West 5
Platform Session 6

TBD

Regency West 4
12:00- 1:30 PM
SIG Meeting

Environmental Genetic Toxicology

Frio Room
SIG Meeting

Risk Assessment

Nueces Room
SIG Meeting

DNA Repair

Pecos Room

1:30- 3:30 PM

Symposium 10

Mechanism-based Classification of Mixtures to Predict Carcinogenic Potential with a Focus on PAHs: Application in Risk Assessment and Site Remediation

Regency West 4
Symposium 11

The Power and Promise of in vitro 3D Models for Toxicological Testing

Regency West 5
Platform Session 7

TBD

Regency West 6
3:30- 4:30 PM
Plenary Lecture

Young Investigator Lecture

Regency West 1/3

4:30- 5:45 PM
Business Meeting

TBD

Regency West 1/3
7:00- 11:00 PM
EMGS Banquet

TBD

TBD

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

7:00- 8:15 AM

Committee Meeting

Endowment Board

TBD
Committee Meeting

Diversity and Inclusion

TBD
Committee Meeting

Publication Policy

TBD
8:30- 9:30 AM
Keynote 5

How a Carcinogen Works: Skin Cancer from the Ground-State Up
Douglas Brash Yale University

Regency West 1/3

10:00- 12:00 PM

Symposium 12

Mechanisms of UV-Mutagenesis: Where the Rubber Meets the Road During Environmental Carcinogenesis

Regency West 5
Symposium 13

Quantitative Analysis of Genetic Toxicity Dose-Response Data for Risk Assessment and Regulatory Decision-Making

Regency West 6
Platform Session 8

TBD

Regency West 4
12:00- 1:30 PM
Committee Meeting

Finance and Fundraising

Pecos Room
Committee Meeting

Hollaender Outreach

TBD
Committee Meeting

SIG Chairs

TBD

1:30- 3:30 PM

Symposium 14

Controversies and Challenges in Risk Assessment: Examples of Regulatory Decision Making

Regency West 6
Symposium 15

Non-Clinical Applications of Next-Generation Sequencing for Mutation Detection and Cancer Risk Assessment

Regency West 5

3:30- 5:30 PM
Program Committee Meeting

Pecan Room