SESSION III: BACK TO THE BASICS: REGULATION OF SPERMATOGENESIS (1)

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8:55 am
Introduction to Session III
Chairs: Eirka Matunis, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Hayden McSwiggin, PhD Candidate - The Lundquist Institute at Harbor-UCLA

9:00 am
New Insights into Sertoli Cell Fate Determination and Maintenance
Humphrey Yao, PhD - NIEHS, Research Triangle, NC

9:40 am
Epigenetic Regulation of Spermatogonial Stem Cell Specification
John McCarrey, MS, PhD - University of Texas, San Antonio, TX

10:20 am
BREAK

10:40 am

Some Assembly Required: How to Build a Meiotic DNA-Breaking Machine
Scott Keeney, PhD - Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

11:20 am
Short Talk #5:  Spatial Dynamics of Protein Translation in Sertoli Cells
Ana Cristina Lima, PhD - Oregon Health & Science University, Beaverton, OR

11:35 am
Short Talk #6:  Chromatin States During Spermatogonial Differentiation
Christine Schleif, Master Graduate Student - Washington State University, Pullman, WA