Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence

2018 K-INBRE Tentative Symposium Program Schedule

Overland Park Sheraton

Overland Park, Kansas

 

Friday, January 12, 2018

3:00 PM Early Registration Foyer
  Open Poster Viewing Cottonwood Ballroom
4:30 PM Early Registration Closes  
6:00 PM Event and Light Dinner Cottonwood Ballroom
  Rafael Luna, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN), Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Scientific Storytelling
 
8:00 PM Poster Viewing/Event/Light Dinner Close  

Saturday, January 13, 2018

7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Cottonwood Ballroom
  Registration Opens Foyer
8:15 AM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Opening Remarks
 
8:40 AM Douglas A. Girod, M.D., Chancellor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Welcome from University of Kansas (Medical Center)
 
8:55 AM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Introduction of Speaker
 
8:55 AM Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Ph.D., Professor, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO
Title: Stem cell population dynamics, tissue homeostasis and regeneration
 
9:35 AM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Introduction of Speaker
 
9:35 AM Yong Zeng, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Title: Enabling Micro/NanoSystems for Precision Cancer Medicine
 
10:10 AM Jessica Molesworth, Executive Director, EPSCoR/IDeA Foundation, Washington, D.C.  
10:30 AM Break Foyer
  University Photos  
10:35 AM University of Kansas Medical Center Photo  
10:40 AM Emporia State University Photo  
10:45 AM Wichita State University Photo  
10:50 AM Washburn University Photo  
10:55 AM University of Kansas Photo  
11:00 AM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  Brian Ackley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations
 
11:05 AM Santimukul Santra Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS 
Title: Personalized nanomedicine: A new era of targeted cancer therapy
 
11:35 AM Sanket Bhoyate, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
Title: Bio-Derived Flame-Retardant Polyurethanes
 
11:55 AM Megan Dougherty, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS
Title: Changes in Hepatic Expression of Hyaluronan Synthases (HAS2 and HAS3) After Treatment with Steptozotocin in Channel Catfish
 
12:15 PM Lunch Foyer
1:15 PM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  John Tomich, Ph.D., Professor, Kansas State University
Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations
 
1:20 PM Douglas Marthaler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Title:
 
1:50 PM Cara Davis, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Title: Biosynthesis of Yersinopine: An Opine Metallophore from Yersinia pestis
 
2:10 PM Paul Heffren, Washburn University, Topeka, KS
Title: Isolation of the Azamacrocycles Formed From the Detosylation of Cyclic Tosylamides
 
2:30 PM Justis Pettit, Langston University, Langston, OK
Title: Effect of Euglena gracilis water extract on cell death and toll-like receptor gene expression profiles in lung cancer cells
 
2:50 PM General Session Concludes/Break Foyer
  University Photos  
2:50 PM Kansas State University Photo  
2:55 PM Langston University Photo  
3:00 PM Haskell Indian Nations University Photo  
3:05 PM Pittsburg State University Photo  
3:10 PM Fort Hays State University Photo  
3:25 PM Poster Judging Meeting Maple Room
3:30 PM Poster Session I Cottonwood Ballroom
4:30 PM Poster Session II Cottonwood Ballroom
5:30 PM Poster Session III Cottonwood Ballroom
6:30 PM Poster Session Ends  
6:30 PM Dinner Leatherwood Ballroom
7:00 PM Award Presentations
John Stanford, Ph.D., K-INBRE Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Leatherwood Ballroom
7:30 PM Closing Remarks
Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Leatherwood Ballroom

Sunday, January 14, 2018

7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Foyer
8:30 AM General Session Cottonwood Ballroom
  John Stanford, Ph.D., K-INBRE Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Opening Remarks
 
8:35 AM Leanne Wiedemann, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO
Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations
 
8:40 AM Subash Bhandari, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Title: Investigating Melanocyte Dielectric Permittivity of Melanoma on Skin using a RF Resonator
 
9:00 AM Nicholas Ernst, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Title: Teratogenic Drug Topiramate Reduces SOX9 Expression through Upregulation of TGF1 Signaling in Embryonic Palatal Mesenchyme Cells
 
9:20 AM Haley Smalley, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Title: The Effects of Beta2 Glycoprotein I on Tumor Angiogenesis
 
9:40 AM Moriah Beck, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Title: Emerging roles for actin binding protein palladin in regulation of highly motile cells
 
10:10 AM Poster Session IV Cottonwood Ballroom
11:10 AM Poster Session Ends  
11:15 AM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  John Stanford, Ph.D., K-INBRE Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Introduction of Speaker
 
11:20 AM Jeffrey Bose, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Title: The fatty acid kinase of Staphylococcus aureus controls virulence
 
11:50 AM John Stanford, Ph.D., K-INBRE Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Oral Presentation Awards
 
12:00 PM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Closing Remarks
 
12:00 PM Boxed Lunches Available for Pickup Foyer
12:00 PM Hotel Checkout