NERIC 2017 –  Burlington Sheraton Hotel and Business Center – August 16-18, 2017

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Wednesday - August 16
2:00 - 9:00 PM Registration Desk Hours of Operation
5:00 - 6:00 PM Reception and Poster Session I Setup
6:00 - 6:15 PM Welcoming Remarks from Ralph Budd, Judith Van Houten, UVM President, Thomas Sullivan, and UVM Provost David Rosowsky
6:15 - 7:30 PM Plated Dinner
7:30 - 9:00 PM Poster Session I (Undergraduate students and Cores)
Thursday - August 17
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Registration Desk Hours of Operation
7:00 - 8:30 AM Breakfast, Career Tables for interested students,  Poster Session II Set-up
8:30 - 9:15 AM Opening Remarks: (VPR Richard Galbraith, NIGMS staff, Fred, Yanping, Krishan)
9:30 - 10:00 AM Break and Refreshments
10:00 - 12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions
  1. Core Presentations of resources available to NERIC investigators (about 20 min each, followed by table discussions with individual Core leaders)
  2. Commercialization/Entrepreneurship (similar three 20 min talks followed by table discussions with individual speakers)
  3. INBRE Program Evaluation: Sharon O’Connor
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch and Networking
1:30 - 3:30 PM Concurrent Scientific Sessions
3:30 - 3:45 PM Break and Refreshments
3:45 - 4:45 PM Keynote Lecture I
4:45 - 6:00 PM Poster Session II
6:00 PM Dinner on your own in Burlington
Friday - August 18
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Science Commercialization Panel Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast, Career Tables for interested participants
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM "Cool ideas from IDeA programs"
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Concurrent Scientific Sessions
12:00 AM - 1:00 PM Box Lunch and Networking
1:00 PM Conference Concludes

Wednesday, August 16th

2:00 - 9:00 PM Registration Desk Hours of Operation
5:00 - 6:00 PM Reception and Poster Session I Setup
6:00 - 6:15 PM Welcoming Remarks from Ralph Budd, MD, Judith Van Houten, PhD, UVM President Thomas Sullivan, and Provost David Rosowsky, PhD
6:15 - 7:30 PM Plated Dinner
7:30 - 9:00 PM Poster Session I (Undergraduate students and Cores)

Thursday, August 17th

7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Registration Desk Hours of Operation
7:00 - 8:30 AM Breakfast, Career Tables for interested students,  Poster Session II Set-up
8:30 - 9:15 AM Opening Remarks: (UVM Vice-President for Research, Richard Galbraith, MD, PhD; NIGMS Staff: W. Fred Taylor, PhD, Yanping Liu, MD, PhD, Krishan Arora, PhD)
9:30 - 10:00 AM Break and Refreshments
10:00 - 12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions
  1. Core Presentations of resources available to NERIC investigators (about 20 min each, followed by table discussions with individual Core leaders)
    • Pawel Bialk, MS: CRISPR technology (Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Newark, DE)
    • Bongsup Cho, PhD: Color 3-D printing (RI INBRE)
    • Nagib Ahsan, PhD: Proteomics Core Facility (Brown University)
  2. Entrepreneurship Workshop: how to turn your innovative ideas into reality.
    1. Keynote speaker, Mathew Portney, PhD, NIH SBIR director, 25 min
    2. Pitch presentations by IDeA entrepreneurs, 20 min
    3. Welcome to the I-Trep program for IDeA states, Mercedes Rincon, PhD, 15 min
    4. Three Round tables, topics to choose, 1 hour
10:00 - 11:00 AM INBRE Program Evaluation: Sharon O'Connor, MS, MBA
11:00 - 12:00 PM NCUR Presentation: Elizabeth Ambos, PhD
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch and Networking
1:30 - 3:30 PM Concurrent Scientific Sessions (solicit themes from PIs and from abstracts received). Possibilities include:
  • Development/Genetics
  • Cancer
  • Infectious Diseases and Immunology
3:30 - 3:45 PM Break and Refreshments
3:45 - 4:45 PM Keynote Lecture I (solicit a great junior faculty from PI’s)
4:45 - 6:00 PM Poster Session II (Graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows)
6:00 PM Dinner on your own in Burlington

Friday, August 18th

8:00 - 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 AM Cool ideas from IDeA programs
  • Bruce Stanton, PhD: “Leveraging COBRE Resources with Philanthropy”.
10:00 - 12:00 PM Concurrent Scientific Sessions (solicit themes from PIs and from abstracts received). Possibilities include:
  • Neuroscience
  • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems
  • Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Complex Systems
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch and Networking Box lunches
1:00 PM Conference Concludes