Marsico HallwayWednesday March 15, 2017

Bioinformatics 1131, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill

08:30-08:50 AM: Breakfast

08:50-09:00 AM: Blossom Damania, PhD., Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Microbiology & Immunology Vice Dean for Research, School of Medicine, Co-Director, Programs in Virology & Global Oncology, Lineberger Cancer Center, Director of Translational Advancements and Basic Science, NC TraCS CTSA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Opening Remarks

09:00-10:00 AM: David Piwnica-Worms, MD, 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 (Marsico Hall BRIC Lobby, and Marsico Room 2004)

12:15-12:45 PM: Presentation by Mediso USA & Absolute Imaging Solutions (Marsico Room 2004)

13:30-14:30 AM: Mark Dewhirst, DVM, 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, MD, 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