Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence

2017 K-INBRE Tentative Symposium Program Schedule

Hilton Garden Inn

Manhattan, Kansas

 

Friday, January 13, 2017

3:00 PM Early Registration Grand Foyer
  Open Poster Viewing Big Basin
5:00 PM Early Registration Closes  
6:00 PM Reception/Social Event Begins TBD
8:00 PM Reception/Social Event/Poster Viewing Close  

Saturday, January 14, 2017

7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Grand Foyer
  Registration Opens  
8:15 AM General Session Kaw Nation
  Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Opening Remarks & Welcome
 
8:40 AM April Mason, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Welcome from Kansas State University
 
8:50 AM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Introduction of Speaker
 
8:55 AM Randolph J. Nudo, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair of Research, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Title: Repairing the Injured Brain with Direct Neural Interfaces
 
9:30 AM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Introduction of Speaker
 
9:35 AM Michael Veeman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Title: Shaping the Ciona notochord
 
10:10 AM Break Grand Foyer
  University Photos  
10:15 AM Kansas State University Photo  
10:20 AM Langston University Photo  
10:25 AM Pittsburg State University Photo  
10:30 AM Fort Hays State University Photo  
10:35 AM University of Kansas Medical Center Photo  
10:40 AM General Session Kaw Nation
  Anna Zinovyeva, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations
 
10:45 AM Santimukul Santra Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
Title: Designer nanomedicines and nanosensors: Important roles in human health
 
11:20 AM Vaithish Velazhahan, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS Trainee
Title: Investigating the molecular mechanisms underlying the anti-cancer action of dietary flavonoids
 
11:40 AM Brittany Jack, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS Trainee
Title: Identifying Pathways that Regulate Flagellar Assembly
 
12:00 PM Lunch Grand Foyer
1:00 PM General Session Kaw Nation
  Fernando Alves, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations
 
1:05 PM Yasuhiro (Yass) Kobayashi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS
Title: Understanding human obesity through studying a bottom-feeding fish
 
1:40 PM Mariam Sears, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS Trainee
Title: Incidence Rate of the Magic-angle Effect in the Oblique Coronal PD-weighted Images of the Supraspinatus Tendon
 
2:00 PM Ashley Michalski, Langston University, Langston, OK Trainee
Title: The effect of PD-1-PD-L1 pathway blockade on activated T lymphocyte response against lung carcinoma cells
 
2:20 PM Ram Sivakumar, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS Trainee
Title: RNA sequencing analysis of pre-cystic kidneys of Thm1 ciliary mutant mouse reveals upregulation of STAT3 and endothelin-MAPK signaling pathways
 
2:40 PM General Session Concludes/Break Grand Foyer
  University Photos  
2:45 PM University of Kansas  
2:50 PM Emporia State University Photo  
2:55 PM Haskell Indian Nations University Photo  
3:00 PM Wichita State University Photo  
3:05 PM Washburn University  
3:10 PM Poster Judging Meeting Big Blue River
3:30 PM Poster Session I Big Basin
4:30 PM Poster Session II Big Basin
5:30 PM Poster Session III Big Basin
6:30 PM Poster Session Ends  
6:30 PM Dinner Kaw Nation
7:00 PM Award Presentations
Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Kaw Nation

Sunday, January 15, 2017

7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Grand Foyer
8:30 AM General Session Kaw Nation
  John Stanford, Ph.D., K-INBRE Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Opening Remarks
 
8:35 AM Andrea Nicol, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations
 
8:40 AM Christopher Alderman, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS Trainee
Title: The Development of Anti-melanoma miR-15a
 
9:00 AM Nicholas Wagner, Washburn University, Topeka, KS Trainee
Title: Comparative Analysis of the Drosophila elegans Genome
 
9:20 AM G. Adam Reeves, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS Trainee
Title: Patterns of Transposable Element Expression in Heads During Drosophila Aging
 
9:40 AM Michele Pritchard Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Title: Scarless wound healing in the liver: Role of the extracellular matrix carbohydrate, hyaluronan
 
10:10 AM Poster Session IV Big Basin
11:10 AM Poster Session Ends  
11:15 AM General Session Kaw Nation
  John Stanford, Ph.D., K-INBRE Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Introduction of Speaker
 
11:20 AM Thomas Prisinzano, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Title: Salvia divinorum: A Unique CNS Active Plant
 
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 Grand Foyer
12:00 PM Hotel Checkout