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2013 Symposium Schedule of Events

7:30 - 8:30
Poster and Vendor Exhibits Set-up,
Bodek Lounge and Reading Room
8:00-8:55
Registration, Breakfast, and Posters/Vendor Exhibits open
Bodek Lounge and Reading Room
9:00-9:05
Dr. Daniel Kessler - Chair, CAMB Graduate Group
Opening Remarks
Cohen Hall, G17
9:05-9:30
Dr. David Feldser, Assistant Professor
Cancer Biology Program
"Deconstructing tumor progression with mouse models"
Cohen Hall, G17
9:30-9:55
Amy Campbell, PhD Student
Genetics and Gene Regulation Program
"Dissecting molecular pathways that underlie disease-causing GATA1 mutations"
Cohen Hall, G17
9:55-10:20
Levi Rupp, PhD Student
Gene Therapy and Vaccines Program
"Dicer modulates lineage commitment during T cell development"
Cohen Hall, G17
10:20-11:15
Morning Poster Session/Judging of posters
Vendor Exhibits & Break
Bodek Lounge and Reading Room
11:15-11:40
Dr. Lili Guo, PhD Graduate
Cell Biology and Physiology Program
"A system that degrades misfolded proteins in mammalian cells"
Cohen Hall, G17
11:40-12:05
Dr. Maya Capelson, Assistant Professor
Developmental, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Program
"Nuclear Pore proteins in transcriptional regulation and epigenetic memory"
Cohen Hall, G17
12:05-1:30
Vendor Exhibits/Posters/Lunch
Bodek Lounge and Reading Room
1:30-1:55
Alice Zhou, MD/PhD Student
Cancer Biology Program
"Effect of Cyclopsorin A in the Tumor Microenvironment"
Cohen Hall, G17
1:55-2:20
Chris Dupont, PhD Student
Microbiology, Virology and Parasitology Program
"Infected cells promote CD4+ and CD8+ T cell responses to a vaccine strain of the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii"
Cohen Hall, G17
2:20-2:45
Joe Zinski, PhD Student
Developmental, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Program
"How the BMP Antagonists Shape the Dynamic BMP Gradient Patterning the Zebrafish Gastrula"
Cohen Hall, G17
2:45-3:45
Afternoon Poster Session/Judging of posters
Vendor Exhibits & Break
Bodek Lounge and Reading Room
3:45-4:45
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sandra Schmid--Professor and Chair, Department of Cell Biology, UT Southwestern
"Star Gazing: Insights into Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis from Quantitative Live Cell Microscopy"
Cohen Hall, G17
4:45-5:00
Announcement of Poster Prizes
(One prize per program will be awarded)
Cohen Hall, G17
5:00-6:00
Reception
Bodek Lounge and Reading Room