Wednesday, May 23rd 2018: Symposium Schedule

Exact schedule and speaker order is subject to change.

8:00-8:30 am

Breakfast, Registration & Poster set-up
Molecular & Cellular Biology

8:30-8:40 am

Opening Remarks and Welcome
Molecular & Cellular Biology, 3-120

8:40-9:25 am

Elizabeth M. Nolan
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Metals and Immunity"

9:30-10:15 am

S. Joshua Swamidass
Assistant Professor of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
"Deep Learning the Metabolism and Subsequent Reactivity of Drugs"

10:20-10:40 am

Symposium Photograph: TBD
Coffee Break

10:45-11:10 am

Margaret E Olson
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow
The Scripps Research Institute
"Chemically-driven Characterization of Liposomal Tucaresol Immunopotentiation"

11:15-12:00 pm

Noah Zimmerman
Research Manager of Biochemistry and Immunology
Arm & Hammer, Specialty Products Division
"Food as Medicine? Only with the Right Bacteria."

12:00-1:10 pm

Served in atrium (TBD) 
Poster Session

1:15-2:00 pm

Derek Lowe
Director in Chemical Biology Therapeutics
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR)
"Problems (and Solutions?) in Drug Discovery"

2:05-2:30 pm

Katie L. Peterson
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Bemidgi State University
"Teaching in the Research Laboratory"

2:35-2:55 pm

Coffee Break

3:00-3:25 pm

Danni Li
Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
"Is Super Vitamin (High Dose Biotin) Going to Change Clinical Diagnostic Industry?"

3:30-4:15 pm

Anna K. Mapp
Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Program in Chemical Biology
University of Michigan
"From Fuzzy to Function: Conformational Control of Transcriptional Coactivators"

4:20-4:30 pm

Closing Remarks