Translational Medicine Symposium

When Apr 13, 2012
from 08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Michael Hooker Building
Contact Name
Contact Phone 843-9342
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Schedule of events:


Breakfast and welcome. BCBS Auditorium, Michael Hooker Research Building


HHMI trainee talks. Kenton Woodard, Patricia Casbas-Hernandez, Britta Jones. BCBS Auditorium





Keynote address – Dr. Robert Rose, Professor Emeritus in the  Departments of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Rochester Medical Center.  BCBS Auditorium. Title: From Bench to Bedside: The Story Behind the Development of an Effective, Licensed Vaccine for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer and Other HPV-Associated Malignancies


Poster session 1. Hooker Research Building Atrium


Lunch with invited speakers. Box lunches will be available outside the BCBS auditorium and faculty speakers will have lunch with participants in McGavran Greenberg 1304, McGavran Greenberg 1305, and Michael Hooker 003/004.



Keynote address - Dr. Jeremy Graff, Senior Research Advisor and Group Leader of Cancer Biology and Patient Tailoring at Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN.  BCBS Auditorium.  Title: Translational Oncology - Changing the Paradigm of Cancer Drug Development through a deeper understanding of Cancer Biology

2.30 – 3.00


Special joint research talk by Dr. Bruce Cairns, MD, Director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and Dr. Robert Maile, PhD, Research Assistant Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Microbiology / Immunology.  BCBS Auditorium.  Title: Towards a Common Goal: PhD / MD Translational Research in the NC Jaycee Burn Center.


Poster session 2. Hooker Research Building Atrium


Prizes and closing. BCBS Auditorium

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