Session Chair Profile

Ph.D., Chair, Department of Genetics, Stanford University

Biography
Dr. Snyder received his Ph.D. training at the California Institute of Technology and carried out postdoctoral training at Stanford University. He is a leader in the field of functional genomics and multiomics, and one of the major participants of the ENCODE project. His laboratory was the first to perform a large-scale functional genomics project in any organism, and has developed many technologies in genomics and proteomics. Seminal findings from the Snyder laboratory include the discovery that much more of the human genome is transcribed and contains regulatory information than was previously appreciated (e.g. lncRNAs and TF binding sites), and a high diversity of transcription factor binding occurs both between and within species. He launched the field of personalized medicine by combining different state-of–the-art “omics” technologies to perform the first longitudinal detailed integrative personal omics profile (iPOP) of a person, and his laboratory pioneered the use of wearables technologies (smart watches and continuous glucose monitoring) for precision health.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley


  • Fireside Chat with Conrad Vial, Sutter Health and Precision Medicine Practices
    - Conrad Vial, Sutter Health
    - Erika Vial-Monteverdi, RotaCare Clinics
  • Precision Approaches to Chronic Disease
    Session Chair: Jennifer Lovejoy, Seven
    - Noel Mueller, Johns Hopkins
    - Maureen K. O'Connor, ZealCare
    - Sunjya K. Schweig, California Center For Functional Medicine (CCFM)
  • DNA-based Weight Loss Interventions: What Have We Learned?
    Session Chair: Jennifer Lovejoy, Seven
    - George Bray, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    - Christopher Gardner, Stanford
  • A Scalable, Secure, and Interoperable Platform for Diabetes Detection and Management
    Session Chair: Mike Snyder, Stanford
    - Jessilyn Dunn, Duke
    - Jonathan Long, Stanford
  • Illumina Accelerator Session
    Co-Chairs: Amanda Cashin, Illumina Accelerator & Marc Martin-Casas, Illumina Accelerator
    - Trevor Levin, Convergent
    - Rhidi Tariyal, NextGen Jane
    - Kareem Barghouti, VastBiome