Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics

Provisional Program

Day 1, Sunday, May 26, 2019, Bioinformatics Workshop
Time Program
Location
07:30 - 17:00
Registration
Foyer Sopra
08:30 - 08:40
Welcome
Tosso Leeb
Sopra Grande
08:40 - 09:10
Guo Dong: Progress on the Dog 10K genome project: whole genome sequencing of 10,000 canids
Sopra Grande
09:10 - 09:40
Leslie Lyons: Progress in 99 Lives Consortium Leslie Lyons University of Missouri - Columbia
Sopra Grande
09:40 - 10:00
Coffee Break
Foyer Sopra
10:00 - 10:20
Amanda Pendleton: Lesson’s learned from long-read sequencing and assembly of a dog genome
Sopra Grande
10:20 - 10:40
Vidhya Jagannathan: Tasha - Dog 10k Genome Assembly
Sopra Grande
10:40 - 11:00
Ellen Schofield: Interrogating SNPs in WGS data : A Web-Based Approach
Sopra Grande
11:00 - 11:20
Reuben Buckley: Variant annotation and disease gene discovery with 99 lives.
Sopra Grande
11:20 - 11:40
Baron Koylass: The European Variation Archive - Genetic variation archiving and accessioning for all species
Sopra Grande
11:40 - 13:00
Lunch
 
13:00 - 13:20
Christophe Hitte: Analyzing canine long non-coding RNAs expression level, tissue-specificity and co-expression
Sopra Grande
13:20 - 13:40
Hannes Lohi: Update on Dog Genome Annotation (DoGA) project
Sopra Grande
13:40 - 14:00
Marc Robinson-Rechavi: BGee database
Sopra Grande
14:00 - 14:20
Bobbie Cansdale: Applications of Hi-C data in canine genomic analysis
Sopra Grande
14:20 - 14:40
Chao Wang: CanFam4.0, a hybrid de novo assembly of dog with SMRT sequencing, chromium and HiC
Sopra Grande
14:40 - 15:00
Coffe Break
Foyer Sopra
15:00 - 15:20
Kevin Bredemeyer: Hi-C analysis in cats
Sopra Grande
15:20 - 15:40
Giancarlo Russo: Rare variants detection through single molecule sequencing: an overview
Sopra Grande
15:40 - 16:00
Greger Larson: Dog ancient DNA: Methods and Analysis
Sopra Grande
16:00 - 16:10
General Discussion and Closing Remarks
Tosso Leeb
Sopra Grande
18:00 - 21:00
Opening Reception
Foyer Sopra
Day 2, Monday, May 27, 2019
Time
Program
Location
07:30 - 17:00 Registration
Foyer Sopra
08:10 - 08:25
Opening of the main conference

Tosso Leeb: Welcome and announcements

Sopra Grande
08:25 - 08:30
Welcome

Rondo Middleton, Nestlé Purina

Sopra Grande
08:30 - 09:20
Keynote lecture

Roderic Guigo, UPF Barcelona: Towards a molecular anatomy of the human body.

Sopra Grande
09:20 - 09:40
O-01 |  Kerstin Lindblad-Toh: New tools, including CanFam4.0 and mammalian constraint, to unravel the genetic complexity underlying disease and behavioral traits in multiple domestic dog breeds/populations
Sopra Grande
09:40 - 10:00
O-02 | Bobbie Cansdale: Exploring the connection between gene function and spatial organisation within the dog genome
Sopra Grande
10:00 - 10:20
O-03 | Jonah Cullen: Single molecule real-time sequencing of the polymorphic class I and class II major histocompatibility complex genes in dogs
Sopra Grande
10:20 - 10:45
Coffee Break
Foyer Sopra
10:45 - 11:05
O-04 | Leslie Lyons: Variant detection for disease and traits in the 99 Lives Cat Genome Project
Sopra Grande
11:05 - 11:25
O-05 | Reuben Buckley: Comparative genomic approaches for variant prioritization in cats
Sopra Grande
11:25 - 11:45
O-06 | Vidhya Jagannathan: A study on predicted functional effects of genome variation in dogs
Sopra Grande
11:45 - 12:05
O-07 | Elaine Ostrander: Dog10K: A Cooperative International Sequencing Effort to Advance Studies of Canine Domestication, Phenotypes, and Health
Sopra Grande
12:05 - 13:10 Lunch
 
13:10 - 13:30
O-08 | Aaron Sams: Runs of homozygosity, recessive disease genotypes, and inbreeding depression in domestic dogs
Sopra Grande
13:30 - 13:50
O-09 | William Murphy:  Phylogenomics reveals an extensive history of hybridization in the Felidae
Sopra Grande
13:50 - 14:10
O-10 | Shu-Jin Lio: The Genomic Origin of the Chinese Mountain Cat (Felis silvestris bieti) and Domestic Cats of China
Sopra Grande
14:10 - 14:30
O-11 | Christopher Kaelin: Ancestry dynamics and trait selection in the Bengal cat breed
Sopra Grande
14:30 - 14:50
Poster flash talks
Sopra Grande
14:50 - 16:20
Poster session & Coffee Foyer Sopra
16:20 - 16:40
O-12 | Heidi Parker: Addition of more than 50 dog breeds generates surprising shifts in the population tree and reveals unexpected relatedness between breeds as well as refined mixed breed analysis
Sopra Grande
16:40 - 17:00
O-13 | Kate Megquier: Advancing our understanding of canine angiosarcoma through advances in genomic technology
Sopra Grande
17:00 - 17:20
O-14 | Catherine André: Analysis of genomic and transcriptomic alterations in canine oral melanomas as models for human mucosal melanomas
Sopra Grande
17:20 - 17:40
O-15 | Jacquelin Evans: New advances in understanding genetic susceptibility to histiocytic sarcoma in both Bernese Mountain Dogs and Flat-Coated Retrievers
Sopra Grande
17:40 - 18:00
O-16 | Michaela Drögemüller: XPO5 de novo variant in Bearded Collies with inherited diffuse astrocytoma
Sopra Grande
18:00 Adjourn

Day 3, Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Time
Program
Location
07:30 - 17:00
Registration
Foyer Sopra
08:15 - 08:30
Announcements
Sopra Grande
08:30 - 09:20
Keynote lecture
Catherine Peichel, University of Bern: Fishing for the secrets of vertebrate evolution: genetics of  adaptation and speciation in sticklebacks.
Sopra Grande
09:20 - 09:40
O-17 | Jocelyn Plassais: Whole Genome Sequencing of 722 Canids Reveals Genomic Regions Under Selection and Variants Influencing Morphology
Sopra Grande
09:40 - 10:00
O-18 | Kevin Bredemeyer: The Role of X chromosome Structural Conformation in Meiotic Sex Chromosome Inactivation and Speciation
Sopra Grande
10:00 - 10:20
O-19 | Kevin Batcher: Identification of Novel FGF4 Retrogenes
Sopra Grande
10:20 - 10:45
Coffee Break
Foyer Sopra
10:45 - 11:05
O-20 | Mike Starkey: A synonymous germline variant in a gene encoding a cell adhesion molecule is associated with cutaneous mast cell tumour development in Labrador and Golden Retrievers
Sopra Grande
11:05 - 11:25
O-21 | Kelly Makielski: Induction of Anti-Tumor Immunity and Effects on Survival of Neoadjuvant Oncolytic Virotherapy in Dogs with Osteosarcoma
Sopra Grande
11:25 - 11:45
O-22 | Adrian Baez-Ortega: The life history of a canine contagious cancer
Sopra Grande
11:45 - 12:05
O-23 | Maire Ni Leathobhair: Lost North American dog lineage survives as a transmissible cancer
Sopra Grande
12:05 - 13:10
Lunch

13:10 - 13:30
O-24 | Jessica Hekman: Darwin’s Ark: Dogs, Citizen Science, and the Genomics of Behavior
Sopra Grande
13:30 - 13:50
O-25 | Anna Kukekova: Haplotype based analysis established SorCS1 as a positional candidate gene for tame behavior in a fox model of animal domestication
Sopra Grande
13:50 - 14:10
O-26 | Riika Sarviaho: A novel locus in canine chromosome 11 associated with human-directed fear
Sopra Grande
14:10 - 14:30
Poster flash talks (P02, P04, P06, P08, P10)
Sopra Grande
14:30 - 16:00
Poster session & Coffee
Foyer Sopra
16:00 - 16:20
O-27 | Suvi Mäkeläinen: Canine form of Stargardt disease caused by loss-of-function mutation in the ABCA4 gene
Sopra Grande
16:20 - 16:40
O-28 | Rebekkah Hitti: Whole genome sequencing of a single Shetland sheepdog identifies a candidate variant for a novel form of progressive retinal atrophy in the breed
Sopra Grande
17:30 - 18:00
Transfer Gurten
 
18:00 - 19:00
Social Hour
 
19:00 - 23:00
Conference Dinner
 
Day 4, Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time
Program
Location
07:30 - 12:00
Registration
Foyer Sopra
08:15 - 08:30
Announcements
Sopra Grande
08:30 - 08:50
O-29 | Sydney Abrams:  An AXIN2 mutation is associated with a common dental abnormality of Shetland sheepdogs
Sopra Grande
08:50 - 09:10
O-30 | Marjo Hytönen: Variants in three genes causing canine amelogenesis imperfecta
Sopra Grande
09:10 - 09:30
O-31 | Sheida Hadji Rasouliha: RAPGEF6 variant constitutes a major risk factor for laryngeal paralysis in dogs
Sopra Grande
09:30 - 09:50
O-32 | James Mickelson: A SLC25A12 gene mutation is associated with inflammatory myopathy in Dutch Shepherd Dogs
Sopra Grande
09:50 - 10:20
Coffee Break
Foyer Grande
10:20 - 10:40
O-33 | Kati Dillard: Neonatal interstitial lung disease in dogs associated with a recessive missense variant in LAMP3
Sopra Grande
10:40 - 11:00
O-34 | Kalie Weich: Shades of Red: A genetic basis for coat color intensity in domestic dogs
Sopra Grande
11:00 - 11:20
O-35 | Jerome Carayol: Identification of genes regulating common metabolic profiles by exploiting dog and human parallel evolution
Sopra Grande
11:20 - 12:00
Student Presentation Awards and Closing
Sopra Grande
12:00 - 14:00
Lunch  
14:00
End of conference
Foyer Sopra