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2008 Research Festival General Schedule

 

Tentative General Schedule of Events
- site last updated on August 13, 2008 -
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Masur Auditorium, Building 10
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:30 am -11:30 am
Opening Plenary Session
Obesity: A Growing Energy Crisis
Move to Natcher Conference Center
11:30 am - 12:00 p.m.
Coffee Break
Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Poster Session I
Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research
Festival Food & Music Fair
(advance registration required)
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Concurrent Symposia Session I - 7 Concurrent Symposia
  Next-Generation DNA Sequencing Platforms: Changing the Landscape of Genomics and Genetics
Main Auditorium
  Hedgehog Signaling Pathway in Development & Disease
Balcony A
  Genetic Susceptibility - The Link between Environmental Exposure and Human Disease
Balcony B
  Chemistry from the Beaker to the Bedside
Balcony C
  Frontier Biology and Structural Biology of RNA
Conference Room D
  T cell Heterogeneity and Plasticity in Inflammatory and Immune Disease      
Conference Room E1/E2
  Bridging the Gap between Research Discoveries and Clinical Evaluation     
Conference Room F1/F2
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
FARE 2009 Awards Ceremony
Main Auditorium
 
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
FARE 2009 Award Reception
Cafeteria - Natcher Conference Center
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
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 a.m.
Symposia Session II: 7 Concurrent Symposia  
  MicroRNAs in Cancer Biology
Main Auditorium
end time 12:30 p.m.
Immunotherapy vs. Immunosuppression
Balcony A
  TGF-beta Superfamily Signaling in Health and Disease 
Balcony B
  Wnt Signaling in Development and Disease 
Balcony C
Molecular and Functional Imaging: Image and Treat Paradigm     
Conference Room D
Genome-wide.Seq
Conference Room E1/E2
Racial Disparities in Chronic Disease: Clues to Pathogenesis          
Conference Room F1/F2
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Poster Session III
Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research
  Festival Food & Music Fair
(advance registration required)
Tent outside Natcher Cafeteria
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Concurrent Symposia Session III: 4 Concurrent Symposia  
  Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Biology: Challenges Today and Promises for the Future
Main Auditorium
  Imaging at the Nano-scale
Balcony A
  Telomeres: The Transition from Basic Science to Clinical Medicine
Balcony B
  Systems Biology – A Multi-method, Multi-scale Perspective for Cell Research
Conference Room E1/E2
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Natcher Conference Center
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
S.T.E.M. Talent 2008:  A Symposium & Career Fair for Postdocs in the Capital Region
Upper and lower levels
Technical Sales Association (TSA) Research Festival Exhibit Tent Show
Thursday, October 16, 2008
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Parking Lot 10H
Friday, October 17, 2008
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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