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1:00 p.m.  Welcome and Opening RemarksMark Schmitt, PhD, Dean, College of Graduate Studies 
Mantosh Dewan, MD, President, SUNY Upstate Medical University 

1:10 p.m.   Aya Kobeissi: “Neural mechanisms of lost disinhibition and compassion in a mouse model of behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia” 

1:30 p.m. Christopher Trevisani:  “KLRG1 Cell Depletion As A Novel Therapeutic Strategy In Patients With Mature T-cell And NK-cell Neoplasms” 

1:50 p.m. Yetunde Kayode: “Hypoxic Adaptation Induces a Glycolytic Dependence of HIV-1 Latency Reversal“ 

2:10 p.m Rachel Aber:  “Increased Risk for ADHD and Comorbid Mental Health Outcomes in Children and Adolescents with COVID-19”  

2:30 p.m.  Arnav Rana:  “Cardiac Functional Changes Associated with Bioenergetic Independent Stress Signaling” 

2:50 p.m.  Break 

3:00 p.m.  “Building a research career in rare disease.” Presented by keynote speaker: Samuel Mackenzie ’15, MD/PhD Assistant Professor of Child Neurology, Neuromuscular Disease, and Neuroscience at University of Rochester Medical Center