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2016 CAMB Symposium
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7:30-8:30
Poster Exhibits Set-up
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge
8:00-8:55
Registration, Breakfast, and Posters Exhibits open
Houston Hall, Reading Room and Bodek Lounge
9:00-9:05
Dr. Daniel Kessler - Chair, CAMB Graduate Group
Opening Remarks
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17

9:05-9:30
Sumeet Khetarpal, MD/PhD Student
Genetics and Gene Regulation
"Loss-of-function of GALNT2 lowers high-density lipoproteins in humans, rodents, and nonhuman primates"
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17

9:30-9:55
Benjamin Prosser, PhD
Cell Biology, Physiology & Metabolism
"Microtubule mechanics in the beating cardiomyocyte"
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17

9:55-10:20
Ciara Gimblet, PhD Student
Microbiology, Virology & Parasitology
"Leishmania major induced dysbiosis exacerbates skin inflammation"
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17

10:20-11:15
Morning Poster Session, Odd Numbers
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge

11:15-11:40
Sharanya Sivanand, PhD Student
Cancer Biology
"Linking cellular metabolism to the DNA repair mechanism: role of ATP-citrate lysase"
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17

11:40-12:05
Nicole Aiello, PhD - CAMB Graduate
Developmental, Stem Cell, & Regenerative Biology
"A non-canonical mechanism driving epithelial-mesenchymal plasticity in vivo"
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17

12:05-1:30
Lunch and Posters open
Houston Hall, Reading Room and Bodek Lounge
1:30-1:55
April Giles, PhD Student
Gene Therapy & Vaccines
"Mapping the humoral response to AAV for the design of next-generation gene therapy vectors"
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17

1:55-2:20
Betsy McIntosh, PhD Candidate
Cell Biology, Physiology & Metabolism
" Myo1c and endophilin promote kinesin-driven tubulation at engineered cytoskeletal intersections"
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17

2:20-2:45
Stefano Rivella, PhD
Gene Therapy & Vaccines
"Lentiviral mediated gene transfer  for the cure of hemoglobinopathies"
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17
2:45-3:45
Afternoon Poster Session, Even Numbers
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge

3:45-4:45
Keynote Address

Paula Cohen, PhD
Professor of Genetics, Director, Center for Reproductive Genomics, Department of Biomedical Science
Cornell University
"Mechanisms of crossover control during mammalian meiosis"
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17

4:45-5:00
Announcement of Poster Prizes
Claudia Cohen Hall, G17
5:00-6:00
Reception
Houston Hall, Reading Room