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NIH Research Festival 2005
2005 NIH Research Festival

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October 18 - October 21
 
General Schedule of Events
 
Poster Sessions
 
Plenary Session
 
Concurrent Symposia
 
Job Fair for NIH Postdoctoral, Research, and Clinical Fellows
 
Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research
 
TSA Research Festival Exhibit Show
 
Festival Food and Music Fair
 
Research Festival Committees
 
Past Research Festivals
 
Tentative General Schedule of Events

Tuesday, October 18

Masur Auditorium, Building 10
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

 
9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Plenary Session
Risky Business: Successes in the NIH Intramural Research Program
Transport of Large and Small Molecules Across Bacterial Outer Membranes
Susan K. Buchanan, NIDDK
RNAi and Epigenetic Mechanisms
Shiv Grewal, NCI
  Cells with Nuclei Bent Out of Shape
Orna Cohen-Fix, NIDDK
  Unraveling the Reactions of Nitric Oxide, Nitrite and Hemoglobin in Human Physiology and Therapeutics
Mark Gladwin, NHLBI
  Perspectives on the NIH Intramural Research Program: Past Progress, Future Promise
Elias A. Zerhouni, Director, NIH
 
Move to Natcher Conference Center
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Coffee Break  
 

Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Poster Session I

 
  Festival Food & Music Fair
 

Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research

     
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Symposia Session I 7 Concurrent Symposia:  
     
 

Nanomedicine: Opportunities and Challenges

Main Auditorium
 

B Cells in Health and Disease: From Biomarkers to Treatment Options

Balcony A
 

Cognition, Emotion and the Prefrontal Cortex: Bridging the Gap between Humans and Nonhuman Primates

Balcony B
 

Innate Immune Recognition

Balcony C
 

Molecular Epidemiology of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma : Etiology, Prognosis, and Underlying Mechanisms

Conference Room A
 

Novel Mouse Models for the Study of Obesity and Diabetes

Conference Room E1/E2
 

Cancer Stem Cells, Drug Resistance, and Therapeutic Targets

Conference Room F1/F2
  Refreshments  
 
Wednesday, October 19 Natcher Conference Center
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Poster Session II  
  Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research
  Continental Breakfast  
     
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Symposia Session II 7 Concurrent Symposia:

 
     
 

Chronic Inflammation and Disease

Main Auditorium
 

The Dynamin Family, Endocytosis, Apoptosis, and Neurological Diseases

Balcony A
 

Molecular Gating of Ion Channel and Transport Proteins

Balcony B
 

Evaluation of Novel Vaccines for Old and New Diseases

Balcony C
 

The Seeing Brain

Conference Room A
 

Vascular Biology in Health and Disease

Conference Room E1/E2
 

Multidisciplinary Biomedical Data Mining

Conference Room F1/F2
  Refreshments  
     
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Poster Session III  
  Festival Food & Music Fair
(Tent outside Natcher Cafeteria)
 
 

Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research

     
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Symposia Session III 7 Concurrent Symposia:

 
     
 

The Dissection of Complex Genetic Traits

Main Auditorium
 

Role of Dysfunctional Adipogenesis in Systemic Insulin Resistance

Balcony A
 

Dynamic Regulation of Excitatory Synapses

Balcony B

 

New Methods in Tissue Profiling

Balcony C

 

Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases

Conference Room A
 

X Chromomes and Sex-Based Differences

Conference Room E1/E2
 

CNS Plasticity in Addiction

Conference Room F1/F2
  Refreshments  
 
Thursday, October 20 Natcher Conference Center
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Job Fair for NIH Postdoctoral, Research and Clinical Fellows
Lower Level

 
Technical Sales Association (TSA) Research Festival Exhibit Tent Show
Thursday, October 20 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.   Parking Lot 10H
Friday, October 21 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.  
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