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2017 SCBA DC-Baltimore Chapter Annual Scientific Symposium

Mechanistic Insight and Disease Targeting


Saturday, March 18, 2017

JHU Shady Grove Conference Center

9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850


Tentative Program:


 9:00am - 10:00am  Session 1      Genetic Epigentic and Gene Regulation (9:00am -10:00am)

                                Chair: Wei Yang (NIDDK) and Weidong Wang (NIA)

                                Talk 1: Paul Liu (NHGRI)

                                Talk 2: Chengkai Dai (NCI)

                                Talk 3: short talk (TBA)

                                Talk 4: Kai Ge (NIDDK)

10:00am - 10:20am Coffee Break

10:20am - 11:20am Session 2:     Inflammation and Immunity

                                     Chair: Pan Zheng (Children's National) and Zhi-Ming Zheng (NCI)

                                Talk 1: Wanjun Chen (NIDCR)

                                Talk 2: Fengyi Wan (Johns Hopkins University)

                                Talk 3: short talk (TBA)

                                Talk 4: Jinfang Zhu (NIAID)

11:20am - 12:30pm Lunch Breake, Career Panels (how to succeed in Biomedical Research)

                                Ming Lei:  Chief of the Cancer Training Branch,

                                                 Deputy Director of Center for Cancer Training at NCI

                                Shou-Bai Chao: Chairman, Board of Directors of Centus Biotherapeutics

12:30pm - 2:00pm  Poster Session

  2:00pm - 3:00pm  Session 3:     Development and Cell Biology

                               Chair: Yihong Ye (NIDDK) and Yunbo Shi (NICHD)

                               Talk 1: Xin Chen (Johns Hopkins University, HHMI)

                               Talk 2: Ping Zhang (NCI)

                               Talk 3: short talk (TBA)

                               Talk 4: Yuan Zhu (Children's National)

  3:00pm - 3:20pm  Coffee Break

  3:20pm - 4:30pm  Session 4:     Disease Model and Drug Screening

                                    Chair: Yuntao Wu (George Mason University) and Juliann Kiang (USUHS)

                               Talk 1: (TBA)

                               Talk 2: Yanxin Pei (Children's National)

                               Talk 3: short talk (TBA)

                               Talk 4: Hongbing Wang (University of Maryland)

  4:30pm - 5:00pm  Keynote Lecture

                               Yang Shi (Harvard University)

  5:00pm - 5:30pm  Award Ceremony, Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks