Wednesday, June 21, 2017

 Program  provisional

8:00 Registration & refreshments (Poster setup) 
8:30 Brian Wall, Assistant Vice President, Research, Commercialization & Industry Partnerships, Oregon State University
Introduction
Session 1   Moderator: Joseph McGuire, OSU; Monique Lajeunesse, OSU
8:40 Joseph Beckman, Distinguished Professor, Environmental & Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University
Towards curing ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and other neurodegenerative diseases.
9:00 Laura Heiser, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health Science University 
9:20 John Bial, CEO, Yecuris
Commercial Translation, taking ideas from theory to practice
9:40 Kristina Young, Earle A. Chiles Research Institute
Translational Research: Rational and Relevant Science
10:00 Discussion
10:20 Coffee Break 
Session 2   Moderator: Jeff Chang, OSU; Kristof Torkenczy, OHSU
10:50

Hilary Ely, Life Sciences Applications R&D Engineer, HP Inc.
Advancing HP Beyond Ink: Applying HP’s technology to life sciences and healthcare

11:10 Robert Tanguay, Distinguished Professor, Environmental & Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University
Integrating the power of the zebrafish model with automation to accelerate scientific discoveries
11:30 Sandra Rugonyi, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health Science University 
Predicting risks and outcomes in cardiovascular disease. Progress and challenges
11:50 Yigit Menguc, Assitant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University
Soft Robotics combining Soft Materials, Mechanisms, and Manufacturing
12:10 Discussion
12:30 Lunch and poster session
Session 3    Moderator: Michaele Armstrong, Oregon Bioscience Association; Sigrid Noreng, OHSU
1:30 Kyle Ellrott, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health Science University 
Big Data and Cancer Genomics
1:50 Elain Fu, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, Oregon State University
Paper-based testing for precision health
2:10

Matthew Ryder, Research & Development Surface Biochemist, Qorvo
Qorvo Biosensors

2:30 Summer Gibbs, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health Science University 
2:50 Discussion
3:10 Coffee Break 
Session 4   Moderator: Summer Gibbs, OHSU; Ward Shalash, OSU
3:40 Karl Schilke, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, Oregon State University
Bionanoparticles: A versatile platform technology for personalized medicine and bioprocessing
4:00 Brian Maloney, Chemical Engineer, Patheon
Patheon Oregon Site Overview
4:20 Greg HermanProfessor, Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University
See Through Sensors
4:40 Discussion
5:00 Brett Tyler, Director, Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing, Oregon State University
Closing 
5:10 - 7:00 Poster Session and Networking Reception (cash bar)