Monday, April 6, 2015

Conference Award Winners

Lightning Talk: Andrew Brereton
Poster (Grad student): Nicole Kirchoff
Poster (Undergrad student): Kayla Stalheim

Program

8:00 Registration & refreshments (Poster & lightning talk slides setup) 
9:00 Brett Tyler, Director, CGRB
  Opening Remarks
    Moderator: David Hendrix
9:10 Daniel Rokhsar, UC Berkeley
  Population genomics of diverse plants: you can see a lot just by looking
10:00 Break (Poster & lighntning talk slides setup)
10:30 Sandra Loesgen, OSU, Chemistry
  New anti-infective drug leads from natural sources
10:55 Weihong Qiu, OSU, Physics
   Shining light on the mechanism of kinesin autoinhibition
11:20
Lightning talks

   Moderator: Glencora Borradaile

12:30

Lunch and Poster Session & Lightning Talk slides presentation judging 
Turn in poster & lightning talk ballot envelopes to registration desk by 1:45 pm for counting

    Moderator: Yuan Jiang
1:45 Perry Hystad, OSU, Public Health and Human Sciences
  Health Effects of Air Pollution: A Global Perspective
2:10 Duo Jiang, OSU, Statistics
  Statistical methods for genetic association mapping of binary traits
2:40 David Hendrix, OSU, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  Gene and microRNA expression changes in Human Cerebral Aneurysms
3:05 Break
   Moderator: Stephen Ramsey
3:25 Arup Indra, OSU, Pharmacy
  Inflammation and Cancer : Role of “Nano-environment” in disease remodeling
3:50 Awards Ceremony, Brett Tyler
4:00 Richard Edward Green, UC Santa Cruz
  Simple and powerful – a new assembly approach for generating or improving genome assemblies
4:50

Thomas Dietterich, OSU, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  Closing Remarks