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microRNA in Human Disease & Development

NEW! microRNA in Cancer Web Symposium 
June 22, 2009, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. EST
Register for microRNA in Human Disease and Development conference
and receive $100 off the Web Symposium price


  • microRNA Pathways and Mechanisms
  • microRNA in Human Development and Disease
  • microRNA Biomarkers for Diagnostics
  • microRNA Targets for Therapeutics
  • Special Focus: microRNA in Cancer


  • microRNA Identification, Profiling and Validation Techniques


Andreas G. Bader, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Mirna Therapeutics, Inc.

Don A. Baldwin, Ph.D., Director, Penn Genomics Facility, University of Pennsylvania

Michele Cleary, Ph.D., Director, Biology, Rosetta Inpharmatics LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.

John P. Cogswell, Ph.D., Genetics Consultant, GlaxoSmithKline

Dalia Cohen, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Rosetta Genomics, Inc.

Christoph Eicken Ph.D., Head, Technical Services Microarrays, LC Sciences LLC

Aurora Esquela-Kerscher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Richard Gregory, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, The Stem Cell Program at Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School

Qihong Huang, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Systems Biology, Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis Program, Wistar Institute

Jingfang Ju, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Co-Director, Translational Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Stony Brook University Medical Center

Marianthi Kiriakidou, M.D., Assistant Professor, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Mark Landers, Ph.D., Scientist, Research & Development, Advanced Sequencing Applications, Invitrogen

Sean Lawler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery, Ohio State University

Morten Lindow, Ph.D., Group Leader, Bioinformatics, MicroRNA Research, Santaris Pharma A/S 

Harvey F. Lodish, Ph
.D., Member, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research; Professor, Biology & Bioengineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology            

Li Ma, Ph.D., Life Sciences Research Foundation Fellow, Weinberg Lab, Whitehead Institute/Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Muthiah Manoharan, Ph.D., Vice President, Drug Discovery, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Pieter Mestdagh, Ph.D., Center for Medical Genetics Ghent, Ghent University Hospital

Søren Møller, Ph.D., Vice President, Research & Development, Exiqon A/S

Isidore Rigoutsos, Ph.D., Manager, Bioinformatics & Pattern Discovery Group, Computational Biology Center, Deep Computing Institute, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

Aldo Roccaro, M.D., Ph.D., Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Hannele Ruohola-Baker, Ph.D., Professor, Biochemistry, University of Washington;  

Aaron J. Schetter, Ph.D., M.P.H., Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, National Cancer Institute

Frank Slack, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University

Neil Smalheiser, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago

Juergen Soutschek, Ph.D., Senior Director, Scientific Development, Regulus Therapeutics

Anna Szafranska-Schwarzbach, Ph.D., CLIA Laboratory Supervisor, Pharmacogenomics Services, Asuragen, Inc.

Samuil Umansky, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Xenomics, Inc.

Eva van Rooij, Ph.D., Director of Pre-Clinical Research, miRagen Therapeutics, Inc.

Francois Vigneault, Ph.D., Church Laboratory, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

Elena Vigorito, Ph.D., Group Leader, The Babraham Institute, UK

Eugenia Wang, Ph.D., Gheens Endowed Chair in Aging, University of Louisville

Lin Zhang, M.D., Research Assistant Professor, Center for Research on the Early Detection & Cure of Ovarian Cancer, Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


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