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Concurrent Symposia Sessions

Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Natcher Conference Center

*All symposia are held in the Natcher Conference Center
Concurrent Symposia Session I: 7
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Stem Cells of All Kinds: What We Know About Them and How We Might Use Them
Chair: Pamela Gehron Robey, NIDCR and Ronald G. McKay, NINDS

Main Auditorium
 
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Tissue-specific Regulation of the Immune Response
Co-Chairs: Rachel Caspi, NEI and Thomas Wynn, NIAID

Balcony A
 
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Recent Advances in Basic and Translational Research on Bacterial Pathogenesis
Chair: Harris Bernstein, NIDDK

Balcony B
 
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Neurogenesis: From Cell Fate to Neural Circuitry
Co-Chairs: Thomas Brody, NINDS and Ward F. Odenwald, NINDS

Balcony C
 
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Genetics and Genomics of Immune and Immunodeficiency Diseases
Chair: Dennis D. Hickstein, NCI

Conference Room D
 
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Finding Additional High-risk Susceptibility Genes: Problems and Solutions
Chair: Alisa Goldstein, NCI

Conference Room E1/E2
 
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Lymphatic Biology and Disease: The Cinderella of the Vascular System Finally Gets Invited to the Ball
Chair: John A. Hanover, NIDDK

Conference Room F1/F2
 

Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Natcher Conference Center

*All symposia are held in the Natcher Conference Center
Concurrent Symposia Session II: 6
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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Large-scale RNAi Screening for Gene Function Discovery
Co-Chairs: Natasha Caplen, NCI and Chris Austin, NCGC

Main Auditorium
 
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Cross-regulation of Innate Resistance and Adaptive Immunity
Co-Chairs: Anil Shaker, NCI and Francesco M. Marincola, CC

Balcony A
 
bullet icon From Synapse to Stroke: The Plastic Nervous System
Chair: Michael O’Donovan, NINDS
Balcony B
 
bullet icon Antibody-based Therapies for Human Disease
Co-Chairs: David FitzGerald, NCI and Mitchell Ho, NCI
Balcony C
 
bullet icon Epigenetics, Chromatin, and Gene Regulation
Chair: Raja Jothi, NIEHS
Conference Room E1/E2
 
bullet icon Mechanisms of Membrane Morphogenesis
Chair: James Hurley, NIDDK
Conference Room F1/F2
 

Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Natcher Conference Center

*All symposia are held in the Natcher Conference Center
Concurrent Symposia Session III: 6
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
bullet icon Towards Better Understanding of Gene Regulation: Mechanisms of Sequence and Structure Recognition, Impact of Chromatin Remodeling, and Genetic Variations
Co-Chairs: Ivan Ovcharenko, NLM/NCBI and Teresa Przytycka, NLM/NCBI
Main Auditorium
 
bullet icon Understanding Human Immunology
Chair: Neal S. Young, NHLBI
Balcony A
 
bullet icon Emerging Therapeutic Targets in Neuroinflammation and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Co-Chairs: Afonso Silva, NINDS and Francesca Bosetti, NIA
Balcony B
 
bullet icon Human Immunity in Tropical Parasitic Diseases
Co-Chairs: Thomas Wellems, NIAID and Alan Sher, NIAID

Balcony C
 
bullet icon Protein Networks in Human Health
Co-Chairs: Salvatore Sechi, NIDDK and Mark Knepper, NHLBI

Conference Room E1/E2
 
bullet icon Organ Morphogenesis
Co-Chairs: Ivan Rebustini, NIDCR and Matthew Hoffman, NIDCR

Conference Room F1/F2
 
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