13th Biomedical Sciences Retreat

Biomedical Sciences Retreat Schedule

8:00-8:50 Registration and Breakfast
8:50-9:00 Welcome
9:00-9:30 Sandra Hayes, Microbiology/Immunology
B Lymphoid Kinase: New Functions for an Old Kinase
9:30-10:00 Stephan Wilkens, Biochemistry
The Vacuolar H(+) Pump from Yeast - Anatomy of a Rotary Motor Enzyme
10:00-10:30 Saeed Sheikh, Pharmacology
CHCM1, A Novel Tumor Marker and Target of Cancer Therapeutics
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:45 Guest Speaker Richard A. Cerione, Cornell University
New Ways to Think About Cancer Signaling and Intervention
11:45-12:00 Introduction of new students
12:00-12:45 Lunch A + Posters B
12:45-1:30 Lunch B + Posters A
1:30-2:00 Li-Ru Zhao, Neurosurgery/Neuroscience
Repairing Brain Damage From Neurological Diseases
2:00-2:30 Matthew R. Miller, PhD student, Cell/Developmental Biology
The Formin FMNL1 Regulates Podosomes for Macrophage Migration
2:30-3:00 Rick Matthews, Neuroscience
Extracellular Matrix in Neural Development and Disease
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-4:15 Guest Speaker Mark Daly, Harvard University
The Genomic Architecture of Psychiatric Disorders: A View From the Frontlines of GWAS and Exome Sequencing
4:15-4:55 Awards & Reception
Message from the Dean

Mark E. Schmitt, PhD
College of Graduate Studies,

SUNY Upstate Medical University has a strong base of scientific researchers and a relevant clinical setting which provides students with an excellent environment to learn and grow. More>

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