PBRS 2017

SCHEDULE

9:00 - 9:30 A.M.

REGISTRATION AND POSTER SETUP

9:30 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS I

Songjun Xu - Dr. Elizabeth Heller
Neuroepigenetic remodeling in cocaine addiction associated transcription and behavior

Jose M. Luna - Dr. Eric Diffenderfer
Tree Structured Boosting: A Novel Patient Stratification Tool in the Era of Precision Medicine

Nicole Anderson - Dr. M. Celeste Simon
Defining the role of DLST in MYCN-driven neuroblastoma

Kai Doberstein - Dr. Ronny Drapkin
Cyclin E: Targeting cell cycle dependencies in CCNE1 amplified tumors

10:45 A.M. – 11:45 P.M.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS I

12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.

LUNCH (provided for presenters and registered attendees)

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS II

Luis Ricardo Fuentes - Dr. Mary C. Mullins
Phenome-wide screens define novel maternal gene functions during the zebrafish oocyte-to-embryo transition

Chuan Huang - Dr. Jeremy E. Wilusz
Defining the mechanism of circular RNA nuclear export 

Ruowang Li - Dr. Jason H. Moore
A computational method to improve missing data imputation in Electronic Health Record

Sushil Kumar - Dr. Rumela Chakrabarti
Metastasis in triple negative breast cancer is dependent on ∆Np63/CXCL2/CCL22-mediated recruitment of MDSCs

2:15 P.M. – 3:15 P.M.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS II

3:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

KUMAR MEMORIAL LECTURE

Kseniya Obraztsova - Dr. Vera P. Krymskaya
Tsc2-dependent mTORC1 activation deregulates lung homeostasis

4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

KEYNOTE LECTURE

Dr. Susan Amara,currently Scientific Director of the Intramural Research Program at the National Institute of Mental Health. She is focused on the structure, function, and cellular physiology of neurotransmitter transporters, including glutamate transporters as well as the biogenic amine transporters, major targets for psychostimulant drugs and antidepressants.

5:00 P.M. – 5:15 P.M.

PRESENTATION OF AWARDS

5:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

RECEPTION

 

PRESENTED BY BIOMEDICAL POSTDOCTORAL COUNCIL AND BIOMEDICAL POSTDOCTORAL PROGRAMS