Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence

2016 K-INBRE Symposium Program Schedule

Overland Park Sheraton Hotel

Overland Park, Kansas

 

Friday, January 15, 2016

3:00 PM Early Registration Lobby Pillar
  Poster Setup Opens Cottonwood Ballroom
5:00 PM Early Registration/Poster Setup Ends  
6:00 PM Reception/Social Event Begins TopGolf
9:00 PM Reception/Social Event Close  

Saturday, January 16, 2016

7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Cottonwood Ballroom/Foyer
  Registration Opens Foyer
  Poster Setup Opens Cottonwood Ballroom
8:15 AM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center
Opening Remarks & Welcome
 
8:25 AM Welcome from University of Kansas Medical Center  
8:35 AM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center
Introduction of Speaker
 
8:40 AM Sally Camper, Ph.D., James V. Neel Professor and Chair, University of Michigan School of Medicine
Title: Hypopituitarism: From molecular diagnoses in patients to functional studies in mice
 
9:15 AM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center
Introduction of Speaker
 
9:20 AM John P. Thyfault, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center
Title: Fitness Impacts Susceptibility for Obesity and Metabolic Disease
 
9:55 AM Break Leatherwood Foyer
  University Photos Hotel Lobby
10:00 AM University of Kansas Medical Center Photo  
10:05 AM Langston University Photo  
10:10 AM Pittsburg State University Photo  
10:15 AM Fort Hays State University Photo  
10:20 AM University of Kansas-Lawrence Photo  
10:25 AM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  J. Christian J. Ray, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations
 
10:30 AM Brian Ackley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Title: Keep CALM and Mind the Synapse
 
11:05 AM Neekun Sharma, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS Trainee
Title: Constitutive Expression of the NKG2D Ligand RAE1ε Within Pancreatic Islets Ameliorates Autoimmune Diabetes Development in Non-Obese Diabetic Mice
 
11:25 AM Sean Claridge, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS Trainee
Title: Computational Modeling of Lithium-specific Fluorescent Sensors to Better Treat Bipolar Disorder
 
11:45 AM TaJae’ Lloyd, Langston University, Langston, OK Trainee
Title: Investigation of the anti-cell proliferation effect of single vs dual gene therapy with apoptosis inducer genes on the growth of lung carcinoma cells
 
12:05 PM Lunch Cottonwood Ballroom/Foyer
1:05 PM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  Stella Lee, PhD, Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations
 
1:10 PM Marco Bortolato, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Title: Nature and nurture in the development of violence
 
1:45 PM Rana Aliani, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS Trainee
Title: The Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Molecule NFM-1 Controls Neural Migration in C. elegans
 
2:05 PM John Tomich, Ph.D., Professor, Kansas State University
Title: Peptide Bilayer Delimited Nano-Capsules: A Robust Intracellular Delivery System
 
2:40 PM Break Leatherwood Foyer
  University Photos Hotel Lobby
2:45 PM Kansas State University Photo  
2:50 PM Emporia State University Photo  
2:55 PM Haskell Indian Nations University  
3:00 PM Wichita State University Photo  
3:05 PM Washburn University  
3:10 PM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  Maojun Gong, PhD, Assistant Professor, Wichita State University
Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations
 
3:15 PM Jeremy Chien, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, Translational Genomics, University of Kansas Cancer Center, University of Kansas Medical Center
Title: Ovarian Cancer Genomics: Biological insights from next-generation sequencing of cancer genomes
 
3:50 PM Jessica van Loben Sels, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS Trainee
Title: The N-terminus of the HSV-1 E3 Ubiquitin Ligase ICP0 Stimulates Viral Replication and Gene Expression in Cells Exposed to Interferon-ß
 
4:10 PM General Session Concludes  
4:15 PM Poster Judge Meeting Maple Room
4:30 PM Poster Session A Cottonwood Ballroom
5:30 PM Poster Session B Cottonwood Ballroom
6:30 PM Poster Session Ends  
6:30 PM Dinner Leatherwood Ballroom
7:00 PM Award Presentations
Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center
Leatherwood Ballroom

Sunday, January 17, 2016

7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Cottonwood Ballroom/Foyer
8:45 AM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  John Stanford, Ph.D., Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center
Opening Remarks, Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations
 
9:00 AM Bryan Lickteig, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS Trainee
Title: Dopaminergic Cell Toxicity of a Derivative of Parkinsonian Toxin, 4-methyl-phenylpyridinium (MPP+)
 
9:20 AM Jyothi Kallu, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS Trainee
Title: New MR Activatable Nanoprobe for the Multiparametric Imaging and Treatment of Prostate Cancer
 
9:40 AM Noel F. Nieto, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS Trainee
Title: The Effects of Peptides derived from Beta2 Glycoprotein I on Endothelial and Placental Tissue in Models of Preeclampsia
 
10:00 AM Revathi Govind, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
Title: Toxin Secretion in Clostridium difficile
 
10:35 AM Break Leatherwood Foyer
10:55 AM General Session Leatherwood Ballroom
  John Stanford, Ph.D., Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center
Introduction of Speaker
 
11:00 AM William J. Hendry, III, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Wichita State University
Title: Update of the Hamster Chronicles:  Endocrine Disruption -> Uterine Cancer -> Ovarian Cancer Patient “Avatar” System
 
11:35 AM John Stanford, Ph.D., Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center
Oral Presentation Awards
 
11:50 AM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center
Closing Remarks
 
12:00 PM Boxed Lunches Available for Pickup Leatherwood Foyer
1:00 PM Hotel Checkout