Past Event

Exposomics & Society: Biological, Social, & Ethical Perspectives

May 11, 2022
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 555

The Precision Medicine & Society Program at Columbia University is proud to present our fourth annual conference, Exposomics & Society: Biological, Social & Ethical Perspectives. We have sought to organize thematic sessions, each bringing together biomedical science researchers with social scientists and epidemiologists, to explore how exposure to environmental factors interacts with genomic, epigenetic and cellular processes, and may have an unequal and disproportionate impact on marginalized communities, leading to life-long health disparities. We strongly believe that the overall success of the conference depends on facing the issues from both sides and fostering a conversation that cuts across disciplinary boundaries.

8:30a- Registration opens

9:00a- Opening Remarks by Gil Eyal, PhD

Keynote Speakers
9:10a- Gary W. Miller, PhD; Columbia University

9:40a- Sarah Richardson, PhD; Harvard University

Ethical and Methodological Issues
10:20a- Susan Pinney, PhD and Jack Rubinstein, MD; University of Cincinnati 

10:40a- Phil Brown, PhD; Northeastern University

11:00a- Panel Discussion

11:30 - 12:30p   Lunch break

GxE Interactions and Parsing Genomic vs. Environmental Influences
12:30p- Andrea Baccarelli, MD, PhD; Columbia University

12:50p- Chirag Patel, PhD; Harvard Medical School

1:10p- Laura Senier, PhD, MPH; Northeastern University

1:30p- Panel Discussion

Social x Physical Interactions
2:10p- Rosalind Wright, MD, MPH; Mount Sinai, Institute for Exposomic Research 

2:30p- Robert Wright, MD, MPH; Mount Sinai, Institute for Exposomic Research 

2:50p- Maggie Hicken, PhD, MPH; University of Michigan

3:10p- Panel Discussion

3:40p- Closing Remarks by Paul Appelbaum, MD

Contact Information

Betsy MacLeod