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2009 Research Festival General Schedule

 

General Schedule of Events
- site last updated on September 16, 2009 -

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Masur Auditorium, Building 10

8:30 am – 9:00 am       

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:30 am      

Opening Remarks

Director, National Institutes of Health

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

9:30 am –11:30 am     

Opening Plenary Session  
  Influenza A – Pathogenesis and Pandemics  
-- Move to Natcher Conference Center, Building 45 --

11:30 am –12:00 pm  

Coffee Break
Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm   

Poster Session I
Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm     

Concurrent Symposia Session I:
7 Concurrent Symposia
  Stem Cells of All Kinds: What We Know About Them and How We Might Use Them                              
Main Auditorium
  Tissue-specific Regulation of the Immune Response
Balcony A
  Recent Advances in Basic and Translational Research on Bacterial Pathogenesis
Balcony B
  Neurogenesis: From Cell Fate to Neural Circuitry
Balcony C
  Genetics and Genomics of Immune and Immunodeficiency Diseases
Conference Room D
  Finding Additional High-risk Susceptibility Genes: Problems and Solutions
Conference Room E1/E2
  Lymphatic Biology and Disease: The Cinderella of the Vascular System Finally Gets Invited to the Ball
Conference Room F1/F2
4:15 pm – 6:00 pm                                  
FARE Awards Ceremony and Reception
Main Auditorium
   
Cafeteria - Natcher Conference Center
   

Wednesday, October 7 – Natcher Conference Center

Natcher Conference Center

8:30 am – 9:00 am      

Continental Breakfast  
   
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Concurrent Symposia Session II:
6 Concurrent Symposia
  Large-scale RNAi Screening for Gene Function Discovery      
Main Auditorium
Cross-Regulation of Innate Resistance and Adaptive Immunity
Balcony A
  From Synapse to Stroke: The Plastic Nervous System
Balcony B
  Antibody-based Therapies of Human Disease 
Balcony C
Epigenetics, Chromatin, and Gene Regulation      
Conference Room E1/E2
Mechanisms of Membrane Morphogenesis
Conference Room F1/F2

11:00 am –1:00 pm                                    

Poster Session II
Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm     

Concurrent Symposia Session III:
6 Concurrent Symposia
 
  Towards Better Understanding of Gene Regulation: Mechanisms of Sequence and Structure Recognition, Impact of Chromatin Remodeling, and Genetic Variations
Main Auditorium
  Understanding Human Immunology
Balcony A
  Emerging Therapeutic Targets in Neuroinflammation and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Balcony B
  Human Immunity in Tropical Parasitic Diseases
Balcony C
  Protein Networks in Human Health
Conference Room E1/E2
  Organ Morphogenesis
Conference Room F1/F2
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Poster Session III                                  

 
  Special Exhibits on Resources for Intramural Research  
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm     
Festival Food & Music Fair
Tent behind Natcher Cafeteria
     

Thursday, October 8, 2009 and Friday, October 9, 2009

Technical Sales Association (TSA) Research Festival Exhibit Tent Show
Thursday, October 8, 2009
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Parking Lot 10H
Friday, October 9, 2009
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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