BiomedicalPostdocSymposium
ScheduleLectureKeynotePoster SessionsAwards
 

 

10:00 A.M.

Registration and poster set up

10:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS I

Kurt Marsden
"A genome-wide screen in zebrafish reveals CYFIP2 as a novel regulator of startle sensitivity"

Daphne C. Avgousti
"Adenovirus protein VII acts as a pseudo-histone to alter cellular chromatin"

Rabe’e Cheheltani
"Gold core polyphosphazene nanospheres as biodegradable contrast agents for computed
tomography"

Arash Darafsheh
"Biological super-resolution imaging by using microspheres"

11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS I

12:30 P.M. – 1:15 P.M.

Lunch provided for presenters and registered attendees

1:15 P.M. – 2:15 P.M.

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS II

Krista Spiller
"Selective vulnerability of spinal and bulbar motor neuron subpopulations in a mouse model
of TDP-43 proteinopathy"

Kara Maxwell
"Whole exome sequencing to identify novel breast cancer susceptibility genes"

Yubing Tong
"4D dynamic MR image construction and quantification in young children with Thoracic
Insufficiency Syndrome"

Yi-Ju Chen
"De novo formation of insulin-producing 'neo-ß-cell islets' from intestinal crypts"

2:15 P.M. – 3:15 P.M.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS II

3:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

KUMAR MEMORIAL LECTURE

Matthew Kayser
"A critical period of sleep for development of courtship circuitry and behavior in Drosophila"

4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

KEYNOTE LECTURE

Michael Young
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor Laboratory of Genetics, The Rockefeller University

"Genes controlling sleep and circadian rhythms"

5:00 P.M. – 5:15 P.M.

PRESENTATIONS OF AWARDS

BPP Distinguished Mentor Award
Kumar Memorial Postdoctoral Lecture Award
AUM LifeTech Science & Innovation Award for best Oral Presentation
AUM LifeTech Science & Innovation Award for best Poster Presentation
Charles River Laboratories Poster Award
New England BioLabs Poster Award
BPC Outstanding Poster Awards
Biomedical Postdoctoral Scientific Image Prize

5:15 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

RECEPTION