Tentative Agenda

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  • Fee  Fee
  • Sunday, June 14, 2020
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    12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Registration for Wine Tour
    Lobby, Nittany Lion Inn
    2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Local Winery Tour and Reception

    Join us for a pre-conference local winery tour and reception. The wine tour will begin at Happy Valley Winery located in State College with a tour and wine tasting. Then we will visit Mt. Nittany Winery for a tour, wine tasting and enjoy a wonderful reception. The wine tour includes a tasting notes booklet and stemless wineglass souvenir. Bus transportation will be provided.

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    Mt. Nittany Winery

    Fee  Optional 
  • Monday, June 15, 2020
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    12:00 PM 
    Poster setup begins
    3rd Floor Bridge, Life Sciences Building
    2:00 PM 
    Registration and refreshments
    Lobby, Life Sciences Building
    4:00 PM 
    Welcome Remarks and Keynote Speaker
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    Taha Merghoub
    5:00 PM 
    Poster Session
    3rd Floor Bridge, Life Sciences Building
    Presenter at poster
    6:00 PM 
    Welcome Reception
    Hintz Family Alumni Center

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    Hintz Family Alumni Center

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020
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    7:00 AM  -  8:45 AM
    Continential Breakfast and Poster Session
    3rd Floor Bridge, Life Sciences Building
    7:00 AM 
    Registration
    Lobby, Life Sciences Building

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    Huck Institutes of Life Sciences

    9:00 AM  -  10:15 AM
    Session 1: AHR and Cancer - I
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    Steve Safe, The AHR as a tumor suppressor-like gene in glioblastoma
    Pedro Fernandez-Salguero, AHR limits growth of reprogrammed and oncogene-induced tumors: a chromatin dynamics-based mechanism?
    Marie-Dominique Galibert, Understanding how AHR shapes melanoma progression
    10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Break on the Bridge/Poster Session
    3rd Floor Bridge, Life Sciences Building
    10:45 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Session 2: AHR Metobolism
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)

    Irmgard Förster, Regulation of cellular metabolism by the AHRR
    Chris Schiering
    , AHR in energy metabolism
    Tim Zacharewski, Dose-dependent hepatic metabolic reprogramming in response to TCDD

    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Box Lunch/Poster Session
    Lobby, Life Sciences Building
    1:15 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Session 3: AHR in Development
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    Chia-I Ko, AHR-OCT4 interactions modulate preimplantation development
    Paige Lawrence, The AHR is the conductor of immune system development
    Mark Hahn, The Role of AHR Signaling in Environmental Adaptation
    2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Break on the Bridge/Poster Session
    3rd Floor Bridge, Life Sciences Building
    3:45 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Session 4: AHR and Immune Function
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    Andreas Diefenbach, AHR signaling in innate lymphoid cells
    Karin Loser, Janus faced-role of AHR in autoimmunity
    Joshua Mezrich, Atmospheric Pollution and Autoimmune Disease – is AHR at the Center?
    5:15 PM  -  5:45 PM
    Open Discussion
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    6:00 PM 
    Dinner on Your Own
  • Wednesday, June 17, 2020
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    7:00 AM  -  8:45 AM
    Continential Breakfast and Poster Session
    3rd Floor Bridge, Life Sciences Building
    9:00 AM  -  10:15 AM
    Session 5: AHR and Cancer - II
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    David Sherr, AHR-AHR ligand feedback mechanisms in cancer and cancer immunity
    Karen McGovern, Targeting Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor to Reverse Tumor Immunosuppression
    Bo Huang, AHR: the Achilles' heel of cancer
    10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM
    Break on the Bridge/Poster Session
    3rd Floor Bridge, Life Sciences Building
    10:45 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Session 6: AHR Gastrointestinal Sensor
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    Allison Ehrlich, AHR regulates intestinal innate immunity and diabetes incidence in NOD mice
    Teresa Zelente, POSTBIOTICS:exploring a novel immune pathway mediated by xenobiotic receptors for maintaining natural homeostasis between opportunistic pathogens and the host.
    Heike Weighardt, Influence of dietary AHR ligands on microbiome composition and immune functions in the gut
    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Box Lunch/Poster Session
    Lobby, Life Sciences Building
    1:15 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Session 7: AHR and Toxicity
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    Andrew Patterson, AHR Ligand Interaction with the Gut Microbiome
    Cornelis Elferink, Systemic Consequences of Hepatic AHR activity
    Amy Aslamkhan, Merck, The Role of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AHR) in Carcinogenicity and a Derisking Strategy for Drug Development
    2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Break on the Bridge/Poster Session
    3rd Floor Bridge, Life Sciences Building
    3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Session 8: Selected Abstract Presentations
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    5:15 PM  -  5:45 PM
    Open Discussion
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    6:15 PM  -  10:15 PM
    Reception and Dinner with String Quartet

    Join us at the Arboretum at Penn State, a place of beauty and renewal, a venue for the arts, and a pathway to discovery and enrichment for a spectacular reception and dinner. The reception and dinner is included in the registration, guests may attend for $45.

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    The Arboretum at Penn State

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  • Thursday, June 18, 2020
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    7:00 AM  -  8:45 AM
    Continential Breakfast and Poster Session
    3rd Floor Bridge, Life Sciences Building

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    Huck Life Sciences Building Bridge

    9:00 AM  -  10:15 AM
    Session 9: AHR in Disease Pathologies
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    Francisco Quintana, Role of AHR in the control of CNS inflammation
    Guillermo Elizondo Azuela, Through the Parkin and UbcH7 gene induction Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor promotes the degradation of alpha Synuclein and Synphilin-1 in mouse ventral midbrain
    Wen Xie, AHR in Liver Fibrosis
    10:45 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Session 10: AHR and Dermal Function
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    Charlotte Esser, Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) signaling regulates the inflammatory potential of dendritic epidermal T cells in murine skin
    Ellen van den Bogaard, Cross talk between the skin microbiome and its host: regulation of epidermal differentiation and host defense responses via AHR signaling
    Tom Sutter, AHR regulation of keratinocyte differentiation
    12:05 PM  -  12:25 PM
    Symposium Summary
    100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
    David Sherr
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