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CARC 2021 Research Symposium Schedule

March 25, 2021---8:30AM to 4:00PM---Virtual Conference


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PROGRAM all times CDT

8:30-8:40: Welcome & opening remarks--Brad A. Amendt, Director CARC and Deborah S. F. Kacmarynski, MD, MS, Paul N. Johnson Associate Professor in Craniofacial Abnormalities

8:45-9:45: 45-50 minute talk, 10-15 minute Q&A Genetic Keynote Michael Dixon BDS, PhD, FDS, Professor of Genetics, University of Manchester. "Developmental Genetic Analysis of Syndromic Cleft Palate"

9:45-10:00: 10 minute clinical talk, 5 minute Q&A Distraction Osteogenesis in cleft patients, Richard Burton, DDS, OMFS, University of Iowa

**BREAK 10:00-10:15am

10:15-10:30: 10 minute clinical talk 5 minute Q&A  Endoscopic and Open craniosynostosis repairs, Brian Dlouhy, MD, Pediatric Neurosurgery University of Iowa

10:30-10:45: 10 minute clinical talk, 5 minute Q&A Cleft Palate repairs – ideal outcomes for speech, airway and growth, Deb Kacmarynski, MD, MS, Pediatric Otolaryngology, University of Iowa

10:45-11:00: 10 minute clinical talk, 5 minute Q&A  Craniofacial Orthodontics – Lina Moreno Uribe, DDS, PhD

11:00-11:30: 25 minute talk, 5 minute Q&A Cleft and Craniofacial Opportunities – A Strategic Perspective "Bringing Your Innovation to Life"– John Canady, MD, Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery, University of Iowa and Johnson & Johnson Mentor Corporation

**BREAK 11:30-12 noon

12-1:30: 10 minute poster presentations w/ 5 minute questions

(6 for 1.5 hrs) 1) Sydney Arlis (Manak Lab); 2) Fan Shao, (Cao Lab); 3) Chris (Sang) Han, (Dunnwald Lab); 4) Waheed Olaleye Awotoye, (Butali Lab); 5) Priyanka Kumari, (Cornell Lab); 6) Timothy T. Nguyen (Van Otterloo Lab). 

1:30-2:00: 25 minute talk, 5 minute Q&A; Sally Moody, Professor and Chair of Anatomy and Cell Biology, George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences. “In search of novel genes in Branchio-oto-renal spectrum disorders”

2:00-2:30: 25 minute talk, 5 minute Q&A; Salil Lachke, Professor and Associate Chair, Alumni Distinguished Early Career Professor of Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware. "SysFACE and SysTooth: User friendly web-resources for gene discovery in craniofacial and tooth development and their associated defects"

**  BREAK 2:30-2:45am

2:45-3:45: 45 minute with 15 minute Q&A Developmental Biology Keynote Marianne Bronner, developmental biologist, Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology. "Programming neural crest cell fate from a gene regulatory perspective"

3:45-4:00: Wrap up and open discussions for "State of craniofacial research"- new projects, ideas, collaborations