14th Annual Child
Health Research Days

PROTECTING
THE FUTURE

How the Environment
Impacts Child Health

THE CANADIAN MUSEUM
FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

OCTOBER 2 - 4, 2018

Agenda

Canadian Museum for Human Rights – Tuesday, October 2, 2018

2:00-4:00 pmCommunicating science

Torah Kachur, science columnist at CBC Radio

MTS Classrooms
4:00-5:30 pm Trainee oral competition: "Dr. Goodbear's Den"

Chair: TBA
Judges: TBA

MTS Classrooms
5:30-6:30 pmReception

Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation
6:30-8:30 pmPublic lecture: TBA

Michael Skinner, Washington State University

6:30-7:00 pm: Coffee
7:00-8:30 pm: Lecture

MTS Classrooms

 

Canadian Museum for Human Rights & The Forks – Wednesday, October 3, 2018

7:30-8:30 amRegistration and breakfast

MTS Classrooms Foyer (CMHR)
8:30-9:30 amEnvironmental Impacts on Epigenetic Transgenerational Inheritance of Health and Disease

Michael Skinner, Washington State University

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
9:30-10:30 amEpigenomics: molecular insights into human disease mechanisms, environmental exposures, development and ageing

Christopher G. Bell, University of Southampton, UK

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
10:30-10:45 amBreak
10:45-11:45 amTBA

Jennifer Estall, McGill University

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
11:45 am-12:15 pmTBA

DREAM Trainees

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
12:15-1:00 pmLunch

MTS Classrooms Foyer (CMHR)
1:00-1:45 pmTBA

Alan W. Flake, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
2:00-2:30 pmTBA

Kent Pinkerton, UC Davis

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
2:30-2:45 pmTBA

BoB Trainee

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
2:45-3:00 pmBreak
3:00-3:45 pmInhaled air pollution: understanding changes in proteins and molecular circuits in humans

Neeloffer Mookherjee, University of Manitoba

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
3:45-4:30 pmInhaled exposures and lung health: humble inquiry in a data-rich world

Christopher Carlsten, University of British Columbia

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
4:30-5:00 pmWine and cheese reception

Buhler Hall (CMHR)
5:00-8:00 pmTrainee poster session

Buhler Hall (CMHR)
7:30-11:00 pmCHRD Networking Mixer

The Common, South Aisle - The Forks Market

 

Canadian Museum for Human Rights & The Fort Garry Hotel – Thursday, October 4, 2018

7:30-8:00 amBreakfast

MTS Classrooms Foyer (CMHR)
8:00-9:00 amBe the ancestor your descendants would be proud of

Winona LaDuke, executive director, Honor the Earth

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
9:00-10:00 amAdvances in Early Child Development: Pathway to Equity

Maureen Black, University of Maryland

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
10:00-10:15 amBreak
10:15-10:45 amTBA

Anne Sperling, University of Chicago

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
10:45-11:00 amExploring the association between gestational diabetes and offspring asthma risk using a murine model

Chris Pascoe, University of Manitoba

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
11:00-11:30 amAsthma and the Infant Gut Microbiome

Stuart Turvey, University of British Columbia

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
11:30-1145 amEarly life nutrition and cardio-metabolic health in childhood; evidence from two large birth cohorts

Kozeta Miliku, University of Manitoba

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
11:45 am-12:15 pmPanel discussion: TBA

Anne Sperling, Chris Pascoe, Stuart Turvey, Kozeta Miliku

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
12:15-1:00 pmLunch

MTS Classrooms Foyer (CMHR)
1:00-4:30 pmTBA

David Moher, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

MTS Classrooms (CMHR)
4:30-6:30 pmBreak
6:30-10:00 pmGala dinner & awards

Keynote speaker: Winona LaDuke

Provencher Ballroom – The Fort Garry Hotel