Wednesday March 15, 2017
Bioinformatics 1131, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill
08:30-08:50 AM: Breakfast
08:50-09:00 AM: Weili Lin, PhD., Director, Biomedical Research Imaging Center, Dixie Lee Boney Soo Distinguished Professor of Neurological Medicine and Professor of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Opening Remarks
09:00-10:00 AM: David Piwnica-Worms, PhD., Gerald Dewey Dodd, Jr., Endowed Distinguished Chair in Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, "Bioluminescent Reporter Screens: Illuminating Novel Regulators and Dynamics of Signaling Pathways"
10:00-10:30 AM: Dinggang Shen, PhD., Director, BRIC Image Analysis Core & UNC Idea Lab, Professor of Radiology,University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, "Machine Learning for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment"
10:30-11:00 AM: Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 AM: Shawn Hingtgen, PhD., Assistant Professor of Molecular Pharmaceutics, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, "Molecular Imaging to Develop Stem Cell Therapies for Cancer"
11:30-12:00 PM: Yueh Lee, MD, PhD., Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, "Translational Cancer Imaging – Seeking Clarity through Multiple Modalities"
12:00-13:30 PM: Lunch & Industry Talk by Mediso USA
13:30-14:30 AM: Mark Dewhirst, PhD., Gustavo S. Montana Professor of Radiation Oncology, Vice Director of Basic Science of Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University, "Use of intravital microscopy to assess tumor hypoxia and metabolism"
14:30-15:30 AM: Akiva Mintz, PhD., Associate Professor of Radiology, Director of Translational Imaging Program, Wake Forest University, "Imaging Metabolism using PET/CT: Implications for drug development and understanding disease"
15:30-17:00 PM: Meet the speakers, Poster Session and Tour