SPP 2012 Fall Meeting Agenda

Thursday, October 11, 2012
12:00 PM — 7:30 PM Committee and Council Meetings
2:00 PM — 6:00 PM Registration
6:00 PM — 8:00 PM Wine & Cheese Reception with optional tour of the Michael E. DeBakey Library and Museum

Friday, October 12, 2012
7:00 AM — 8:00 AM Breakfast
7:00 AM — 5:00 PM Registration and posters available for viewing
8:00 AM — 8:15 AM General Announcements/Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM — 10:00 AM Platform Presentations (Session I)
10:00 AM — 10:30 AM Break & Poster Viewing
10:30 AM — 12:00 PM Platform Presentations (Session II)
12:00 PM — 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM — 3:15 PM Poster Presentations
3:15 PM — 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM — 4:30 PM Lotte Strauss Lecture
4:30 PM — 4:45 PM SPP Awards
4:45 PM — 5:45 PM Perinatal Business Meeting
7:00 PM — 11:00 PM Banquet and Tour of Houston Museum of Natural Science,
"2012 Maya: Prophecy Becomes History"

Saturday, October 13, 2012
7:00 AM — 8:15 AM Breakfast
8:15 AM — 9:00 AM "International Consensus Classification of Liver Tumors: A Children's Oncology Group Update”
Dolores Lopez-Terrada, M.D., Ph.D.
Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
9:00 AM — 12:30 PM Symposium — "Molecular Diagnostics in Pediatric Pathology — Beyond Small Blue Cell Tumors"
9:00 AM — 9:45 AM Copy Number Variation and Human Disease
James R. Lupski, M.D., Ph.D.
The Cullen Endowed Chair in Molecular Genetics
Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
9:45 AM — 10:30 AM Prenatal Diagnosis, Exome Sequencing, and Autism/Intellectual Disability
Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D.
Henry and Emma Meyer Professor and Chair
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
10:30 AM — 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM — 11:45 AM Respiratory viral testing: from 2009 H1N1 and beyond
Paula Revell, Ph.D.
Director of Infectious Disease Diagnostics
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
11:45 AM — 12:30 PM The Human Microbiome and Pediatric Pathology of the Gastrointestinal Tract
James Versalovic, M.D., Ph.D.
Head, Department of Pathology
Chief, Pathology Service, Texas Children's Hospital
Milton J. Finegold Professor
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
2:00 PM Tour of Texas Children's Hospital Facilities
7:00 PM — 9:00 PM Perinatal Slide Seminar with light snacks (no CME credit offered)

Sunday, October 14, 2012
7:00 AM — 8:00 AM Breakfast/Registration
8:00 AM — 12:15 PM Perinatal Symposium — "Genetic Metabolic Disease in the Fetus and Neonate"
8:00 AM — 9:00 AM Don’t Miss It! Genetic Metabolic Disorders with Dysmorphic Features and Neonatal Metabolic Disorders which ‘Escape’ Newborn Screening
V. Reid Sutton, M.D.
Medical Geneticist
Director, ABMG Diagnostic Laboratory Training Programs
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, Texas
9:00 AM — 10:00 AM Disorders of Cholesterol Synthesis: The Pathologist's Perspective
Gail Herman, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Geneticist
Wexner Center
Columbus, Ohio
10:00 AM — 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM — 11:15 AM Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation in the Fetus and Neonate
Hudson Freeze Ph.D.
Molecular Biologist
Professor of Glycobiology
Director, Genetic Disease Program
Sanford Children's Health Research Center
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
La Jolla, California
11:15 AM — 12:15 PM Metabolic Disorders in the Fetus and Neonate: The Pathologist's Role
Eileen McKay, MD
Pathologist
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania









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