Schedule of Events

Time

Event

Location

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration

WC Conference Center Lobby

11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Lunch/Poster Session

WC Conference Center Event Room A/B

12:20 PM - 12:30 PM

Scott A. Strobel, VP West Campus 

Opening Remarks

Grace Murray Hopper Auditorium
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Samie Jaffrey, M.D., Ph.D.

“Imaging and engineering cellular biology with RNA synthetic biology”

Grace Murray Hopper Auditorium

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Seth Herzon, Ph.D.

“All disease begins in the gut: Molecular basis of gut microbiome-associated colorectal cancer”

Grace Murray Hopper Auditorium

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Wendy Gilbert, Ph.D.

“Thousand-fold regulation of translation initiation by alternative mRNA isoforms”

Grace Murray Hopper Auditorium

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Douglas Rothman, Ph.D.

“Substrate homeostasis provides new insights into glucose and oxygen metabolism”

Grace Murray Hopper Auditorium

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Coffee Break

West Campus Conference Center Lobby

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Josien van Wolfswinkel, Ph.D.

“PIWI proteins and small non-coding RNA in stem cell biology”

Grace Murray Hopper Auditorium

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Jason Crawford, Ph.D.

“Metabolism at the Host-Microbe Interface”

Grace Murray Hopper Auditorium

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Benjamin Turk, Ph.D.

“Low-fidelity substrate targeting through protein kinase docking interactions”

Grace Murray Hopper Auditorium

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Matthew Simon, Ph.D.

Closing Remarks/Poster Prizes

Grace Murray Hopper Auditorium

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Cocktail Reception

West Campus Conference Center Lobby