25th Annual Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group Symposium

We're excited to invite the CAMB community to our 25th Annual Symposium on October 6th from 2pm-4pm and October 7th from 8am-6pm.

Please see our program below for the virtual links and schedule information!
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2022 Program (PDF coming soon)

Registration Form

Registration Deadlines!
With Abstract: Past Due (September 9, 2022)
(required for 4th & 5th year PhD and 5th & 6th year Combined Degree students) 
All Others: Past Due (September 23, 2022)

Our 25th Annual Symposium will be held via Zoom on October 6th, and in Houston Hall - Class of '49 Auditorium, and Bodek Lounge, on October 7th, 2022. Please see the schedule laid out below with our great list of speakers, and our program* (coming soon) for the virtual links and more detailed information.
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Thursday, October 6th - Alumni Career Panels

2:00pm-3:00pm Career Panel Group A 

3:00pm-4:00pm Career Panel Group B

(details and links coming soon)

Friday, October 7th - Student Speakers, Keynote Talks, and Poster Sessions

8:00am-9:00am Check-in, Breakfast, and Poster Preview

9:00am-10:00am Opening Remarks, followed by Student Speakers Erin Reagan and Joel Rurik

10:00am-11:10am Poster Session A 

11:10am-11:55am Racial Equity and Action Keynote: Raquel M. Arredondo
Psychological Safety and the Operationalization of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

11:55am-1:10pm Lunch Break

1:10pm-2:00pm Student Speakers Rina Matsuda and Derek Sung

2:00pm-3:10pm Poster Session B 

3:10pm-4:00pm Student Speakers Adam Fenton and Jonuelle Acosta

4:10pm-5:10pm Alumni Keynote: Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, PhD
Behaviors and neural circuits for pain and pleasure in mice

5:10pm-5:20pm Closing Remarks and Announcement of Poster Prize Winners

5:20pm-6:30pm Reception

 



Alumni Keynote Speaker

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, PhD

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Principal Investigator, Zuckerman Institute
Columbia University

Behaviors and neural circuits for pain and pleasure in mice

Lab website


Racial Equity and Action Keynote

Raquel M. Arredondo

Raquel M. Arredondo
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education

Psychological Safety and the Operationalization of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Student Speakers

Jonuelle Acosta

Jonuelle Acosta
CB Program
David Feldser's lab

p53 restoration in small cell lung cancer identifies a latent cyclophilin-dependent necrosis mechanism

Adam Fenton

Adam Fenton
G&E Program
Erika Holzbaur's & Tom Jongens' labs

FMRP granules locally control mitochondrial fission in neurons

Rina Matsuda

Rina Matsuda
MVP Program
Igor Brodsky's lab

Inflammatory monocytes enhance control of Yersinia by intestinal pyogranulomas

Erin Reagan

Erin Reagan
GTV Program
Katie Bar's and Drew Weissman's labs

Designing a protective HCV vaccine with an mRNA-LNP platform

Joel Rurik

Joel Rurik
DSRB Program
Jon Eptein's lab

CAR T cells produced in vivo to treat cardiac injury

Fibrosed Heart Image

Derek Sung

Derek Sung
CPM Program
Mark Kahn's lab

Vascular mimicry by trophoblasts enables the maternal-fetal connection in the placenta


Many Thanks to our Sponsors!