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BCBP Annual Research Retreat
October 21 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Event Date: Friday, October 21, 2022
8:30 – 9:00 AM Check-in and Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 AM Session 1 (moderated by Darex Vera-Rodríguez)
Welcome from BCBP Chair Jean Cook, Ph.D.
Sarah Harris, Rodney Park, and Aleksandra Skrajna, Ph.D.
10:00 – 10:15 AM Break
10:15 – 11:00 AM Poster Session A (#1-15)
11:00 – 11:45 AM Session 2 (moderated by Jean Marie Mwiza)
Dalia Fleifel, Adam Luthman, and Jun Wang, Ph.D.
11:45 – 1:15 PM Museum Exploration & Lunch under tent beside the Butterfly House
1:15 – 2:00 PM Poster Session B (#16-30)
2:00 – 3:00 PM Career and DEI Panel (Introduced by Kanishk Jain, Ph.D.)
Moderated by Qi Zhang, Ph.D., BCBP Diversity Committee Chair and Silvia Ramos, Ph.D., BCBP Diversity Liaison
Panelists: Stephanie Page, Ph.D., Brooke Heidenfelder, Ph.D., Mary Munson, Ph.D
3:00 – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 – 4:00 PM Poster Session C (#31-45)
4:00 – 5:00 PM Keynote Presentation (Introduced by Rick Baker, Ph.D.)
Keynote speaker: Mary Munson, Ph.D.
Seminar Title: Activation of the Exocyst Tethering Complex for SNARE Complex Regulation and Membrane Fusion
5:00 – 5:15 PM Closing Remarks and Awards Presentation (Laura Lindsey-Boltz, Ph.D.)
5:30 – 6:30 PM Happy Hour in the Butterfly House
T-shirt, museum entry, food & drink are included with registration!
Keynote speaker: Mary Munson, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular biotechnology, an accomplished scientist, mentor and educator, has been appointed assistant vice provost for health equity. In her new role, Dr. Munson will support the mission of the Office of Health Equity under the direction of Milagros Rosal, PhD, the Imoigele P. Aisiku, MD’97 Chair in Health Equity and Diversity and vice provost for health equity at UMass Chan Medical School.
Richard Baker, PhD
Kanishk Jain, PhD
Darex Javier Vera Rodríguez
Jean Marie Mwiza
Marsha Lynn Ray
North Carolina Biotechnology Center has agreed to make a Biotechnology Event Sponsorship (BES) award of up to $3,000! Thank you for the support NCBC!
- Rhonda Strickland
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