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K-INBRE 2019 Symposium Program Schedule

Overland Park Sheraton
Overland Park, KS

Friday, January 18, 2019

3:00 PM Early Registration Foyer
  Open Poster viewing Cottonwood Ballroom
     
4:30 PM Early Registration Closes  
     
6:00 PM Friday Night Event and Dinner  
     
8:00 PM Poster Viewing TBD
  Friday Night Event and Dinner Ends  

 

Saturday, January 19, 2019

7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Cottonwood Ballroom/Foyer
  Registration Foyer
     
8:30 AM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center  
  Opening Remarks  
     
9:15 AM Gregory Finnigan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kansas State University  
  Moderator  
     
9:20 AM D. Scott McVey, D.V.M., Ph.D., D.A.C.V.M., Director, Center for Grain and Animal Health  
  Research, United States Department of Agriculture  
  Title: Vaccines: There and Back Again  
     
9:55 AM C. Ron Yu, Ph.D., Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research  
  Title: What is critical in the critical period of olfactory system development?  
     
10:25 AM Break Foyer
  University Photos  
10:30 AM Haskell Indian Nations University Photo  
10:35 AM Fort Hays State University Photo  
10:40 AM Kansas State University Photo  
10:45 AM Pittsburg State University Photo  
10:50 AM University of Kansas Medical Center Photo  
     
10:55 AM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  E. Matthew Morris, Ph.D.,Research Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center  
  Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations  
     
11:00 AM Adam Smith, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence  
  Title: Wired for social relationships  
     
11:30 AM Joshua Miller, Trainee, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  
  Title: Novel Pilot Study Reveals that Heat Therapy Increases Muscle Mitochondrial Quality Control and Respiratory Efficiency in Healthy Human Subjects  
     
11:50 AM Cayla Moore, Trainee, Langston University, Langston, OK  
  Title: Hydrocortisone Decreases the Proliferation Rate and Increases Antibiotic Resistance of Streptococcus Pneumoniae  
     
12:10 PM Lunch Foyer
     
1:15 PM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  Jianzhong Yu, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor, Kansas State University  
  Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations  
     
1:20 PM Prachee Avasthi, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center  
  Title: A tale of two actins: Significant functional overlap of divergent actin isoforms in the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii  
     
1:50 PM Vaughn Craddock, Trainee, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS  
  Title: Genetic adaptations conferring Quorum-Sensing dependent antibiotic resistance in evolved strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa  
     
2:10 PM Annabelle Dillon, Trainee, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  
  Title: Impact of reduced liver PGC1a during development on adult diet-induced weight gain  
     
2:30 PM Erina Kutilek, Trainee, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS  
  Title: Role of Myopalladin in cardiac muscle functions and disease  
     
2:50 PM General Session Concludes/Break Foyer
  University Photos  
2:55 PM Langston University Photo  
3:00 PM Emporia State University Photo  
3:05 PM University of Kansas, Lawrence Photo  
3:10 PM Washburn University Photo  
3:15 PM Wichita State University Photo  
     
3:25 PM Poster Judge Meeting Maple Room
     
3:30 PM Reception/Poster Session I Cottonwood Ballroom
     
4:30 PM Reception/Poster Session II Cottonwood Ballroom
     
5:30 PM Reception/Poster Session III Cottonwood Ballroom
     
6:30 PM Poster Session Ends  
  Dinner Leatherwood Ballroom
     
7:00 PM Award Presentations Leatherwood Ballroom
  John Stanford, Ph.D.,K-INBRE Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center  
     
7:30 PM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center Leatherwood Ballroom
  Closing Remarks  

 

Sunday, January 20, 2019

7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Foyer
     
8:00 AM General Session Cottonwood Ballroom
  John Stanford, Ph.D.,Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center  
  Opening Remarks  
     
8:05 AM Stephanie Shames, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor, Kansas State University  
  Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentation  
     
8:10 AM Fawwaz Naeem, Trainee, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  
  Title: Maintenance of muscle proteostasis  
     
8:30 AM Kendall Odle, Trainee, Langston University, Langston, OK  
  Title: Connecting Tumor Suppressor Genes to DNA Damage Response  
     
8:50 AM Shwetha Ramachandran, Trainee, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
  Title: Defective ciliary signaling in initiation of renal cystic disease in Thm1 conditional knock-out mice  
     
9:10 AM Jeffrey A. Thompson, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center  
  Title: A statistical approach to determining equivalent functional genomic differences across experiments  
     
9:40 AM Poster Session IV Cottonwood Ballroom
     
10:25 AM Poster Session V Cottonwood Ballroom
     
11:10 AM Poster Session V ends Cottonwood Ballroom
     
11:15 AM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  John Stanford, Ph.D.,Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center  
  Introduction of Speaker  
     
11:20 AM James Beck, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor, Wichita State University  
  Title: RADseq techniques can be applied to DNAs derived from plant museum specimens  
     
11:50 AM John Stanford, Ph.D.,Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center  
  Oral Presentation Awards  
     
12:00 PM Doug Wright, Ph.D.,K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center  
  Closing Remarks  
     
12:00 PM Boxed lunches available for pickup Foyer
  Hotel Checkout