Wednesday, May 22nd 2019: Symposium Schedule

Exact schedule and speaker order is subject to change.

8:00-8:30 am

Breakfast, Registration & Poster set-up
Tate Hall of Physics, Atrium
116 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

8:30-8:40 am

Opening Remarks and Welcome
Tate Hall of Physics, Room B50

8:40-9:25 am

Richard Caprioli
Professor of Biochemistry
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Next Generation MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry: Enabling Molecular Microscopy in the New Age of Biology and Medicine

9:30-10:15 am

Squire Booker
Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Pennsylvania State University
The Biosynthesis of Lipoic Acid: A Saga of Death, Destruction, and Rebirth

10:20-10:40 am

Symposium Photograph: Tate Hall Atrium
Coffee Break

10:45-11:10 am

My-Nuong Vo
Staff Scientist
The Scripps Research Institute
Protection Against Neurodegenerative Pathologies Caused by Mistranslation: A Modifier-Based Mechanism

11:15-12:00 pm

Laura Niedernhofer
Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics
University of Minnesota
Developing therapeutics to treat aging

12:00-1:10 pm

Served in atrium (Catered by Holy Land) 
Poster Session

1:15-2:00 pm

Lisa Jarvis
Senior Correspondent
Telling your research stories: How to talk science with a journalist

2:00-2:45 pm

Career Panel

2:45-3:00 pm

Coffee Break

3:00-3:25 pm

Grayson Wawrzyn
Scientist III
Zymergen, Inc.
Applying high-throughput genome engineering to optimize a variety of microbes for industrial fermentation

3:30-4:15 pm

Michael Eck
Professor of Cancer Biology,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Mutant-selective allosteric inhibitors for EGFR-mutant lung cancer

4:20-4:30 pm

Closing Remarks