PBRS 2016

SCHEDULE

9:30 A.M.

REGISTRATION AND POSTER SETUP

10:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS I

Jenny Russ
Loss of TDP-43 contributes to non-coding RNA mediated toxicity

Jagmohan Hooda
Epigenetic dysregulation of a histone mark reveals a metabolic vulnerability in ovarian cancer

Diana L. Cousminer
Relative contribution of type 1 and type 2 genetic risk loci to latent autoimmune diabetes in adults

Benjamin S. Schuster
Engineering protease-responsive microspheres from self-assembled disordered proteins

11:30 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.

KUMAR MEMORIAL LECTURE

Reeti Behera
Role of Klotho in age-related melanoma progression and therapy resistance

12:15 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.

LUNCH (provided for presenters and registered attendees)

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS I

2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS II

Zhuohao He
Aβ plaques mediate neuritic plaque-like tau pathology that is distinct from perikaryal tau inclusions

Garrett S. Gibbons
Untangling differences between tau protein aggregates in neurodegenerative diseases   

Jillian N. Whelan
The role of innate immune signaling in tissue-specific susceptibility to Zika virus infection

Paul L. Babb
The Nephila clavipes genome reveals the diversity and complexity of spider-silk genes

3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS II

4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

KEYNOTE LECTURE

Richard Morimoto, Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Biology, Department of Molecular Biosciences
Director of the Rice Institute for Biomedical Research, Northwestern University

Proteostasis and the biology of protein quality control in aging and disease

5:00 P.M. – 5:15 P.M.

PRESENTATION OF AWARDS

5:15 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

RECEPTION

 

PRESENTED BY BIOMEDICAL POSTDOCTORAL COUNCIL AND BIOMEDICAL POSTDOCTORAL PROGRAMS