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CBI Retreat 2016 Agenda

Physical Science Complex – April 9, 2016

8:20-8:50 Continental Breakfast
8:50-8:55 Opening Remarks
Hening Lin, Cornell University/HHMI

Session 1

Research Presentations – Michael Joseph Lynch, Cornell University, Chair

9:00-9:25 Barbara Baird, Cornell University
Spatial regulation of receptor-mediated cell signaling
9:30-9:55 Yashira Negron Abril, Cornell University
Simultaneous Disruption of Ribonucleotide Reductase Regulator Mechanisms Causes Synthetic Lethality in Mice
10:00-10:30 James R. Heath, Caltech and UCLA
Technologies for Personalizing Cancer Immunotherapies
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break and Preliminary Poster Viewing

Session 2

Research Presentations Emily Perregaux, Cornell University, Chair

10:55-11:20 Ailong Ke, Cornell University
An RNA-based immunity system in prokaryotes: How do Type I CRISPR systems search and destroy nucleic acid targets
11:25-11:50 Ry Forseth, Novartis
Drug Metabolism Research – Applying Chemical Tools to Explore Biological Questions
11:55-12:25 Sean J. Brady, The Rockefeller University
Culture independent approaches for the discovery of new bacterial metabolites
12:30-1:25 Lunch and Preliminary Poster Viewing

Session 3

Research Presentations Jesse Poganik, Cornell University, Chair

1:30-1:55 Carolyn Sevier, Cornell University
Thiol-based redox switches in the endoplasmic reticulum
2:00-2:25 John O’Donnell, Cornell University
Understanding mechanistic and cellular differences in protein isoforms responsible for membrane architecture
2:30-3:00 Sachdev Sidhu, University of Toronto
Modulation of Cell Signaling with Synthetic Protein
3:00-4:30 Student Poster Session

Presentations in PSB 120; all other events in the PSB Atrium.

More information:

James R. Heath, Elizabeth Gilloon Professor and Professor of Chemistry, Caltech and Professor of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, UCLA

Ry Forseth, former CBI trainee and head of a Biotransformations Laboratory at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Sean Brady, Cornell PhD and Tri-Institutional Associate Professor at Rockefeller University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist

Sachdev Sidhu, The Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto

Barbara Baird, Horace White Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell

Ailong Ke, Associate Professor, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell

Carolyn Sevier, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, Cornell

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