Frontiers in Biomedical Research Symposium

Filed in News & Events, Seminar by January 23, 2014

The Center for Protease Research is excited to announce an interdisciplinary research symposium to be held on the NDSU campus on May 30 and 31, 2014. Invited scientists from around the country will speak on broad aspects of biomedical research.

Esteemed Speakers Include:

  • Dr. Paul Bryce, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Dr. Adam Hoppe, South Dakota State University
  • Dr. Hirohito Kita, Mayo Clinic
  • Dr. Richard Kriwacki, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
  • Dr. Ronald Mason, National Institutes of Health
  • Dr. Peter Nara, Biological Mimetics, Inc.
  • Dr. Mary O’Riordan, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Joyce Ohm, University of North Dakota
  • Dr. Floyd Romesberg, The Scripps Research Institute
  • Dr. Marsha Rosner, University of Chicago
  • Dr. Lee Zou, Harvard Medical School
  • Dr. Jeffrey Aube, University of Kansas
  • Dr. James McCarthy, University of Minnesota
  • Dr. Danny Welch, University of Kansas

Registration

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend and to present a poster on your research. There is no cost to attend; however registration is required. Registration deadline is May 12, 2014. The conference will include lunch on May 30th and 31st, and a banquet on the 30th.

Registration Methods

Internet. You will be able to register online until May 12, 2014.

Fax/Mail. Submit the registration form by fax: (701) 231-1057 or mail: Center for Protease Research, NDSU Dept 2735, PO Box 6050, Fargo ND 58108-6050. Mailed registrations will be accepted until May 9, 2014.

Poster Presentations

A poster session will be held on May 31 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Posters will be judged and awards will be presented at the end of the session on May 31. The top four posters will receive a $300 award.

You may submit your poster abstract when registering online or at a later date. Poster abstracts are limited to one page only. Please note the deadline for submission is May 12, 2014.

Poster dimensions must be:  48″ Width x 36″ Height. Each attendee may present one poster; attendee should remain with the poster during the session for discussion.

Accommodations

This will be a busy weekend for Fargo. If you require a hotel room, please make your reservations early. These hotels are within walking distance of campus:

Candlewood Suites

Days Inn

Homewood Suites

Program Overview

Both days will start at 8:00 am with coffee and rolls in the Great Room in the NDSU Memorial Union. The poster session will be held on the afternoon of May 31st.

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, May 30, 2014
NDSU Memorial Union – Great Room

7:30 – 7:50      Registration
8:00 – 8:30      President Bresciani – Welcome
8:15 – 8:30      Dr. Mukund Sibi – Introduction
8:30 – 9:20      Dr. Lee Zou, Harvard Medical School
9:20 – 9:40      Dr. Yagna Jarajapu, North Dakota State University
9:40 – 10:10    Break
10:10 – 11:00   Dr. Floyd Romesberg, The Scripps Research Institute
11:00 – 11:35    Dr. James McCarthy, University of Minnesota
11:35 – 11:55    Dr. Estelle Leclerc, North Dakota State University
12:00 – 1:00    Lunch
1:00 – 1:50       Dr. Richard Kriwacki, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
1:50 – 2:40       Dr. Adam Hoppe, South Dakota State University
2:40 – 3:00       Dr. John Wilkinson, North Dakota State University
3:00 – 3:30      Break
3:30 – 4:20       Dr. Paul Bryce, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
4:20 – 5:10       Dr. Joyce Ohm, University of North Dakota
5:10 – 5:45       Dr. Danny Welch, University of Kansas
6:30                  Banquet – Plains Room, Memorial Union

Saturday, May 31, 2014
NDSU Memorial Union – Great Room

8:00 – 8:50      Dr. Peter Nara, Biological Mimetics, Inc.
8:50 – 9:25      Dr. Jeff Aube, University of Kansas
9:25 – 9:45      Dr. Stuart Haring, North Dakota State University
9:45 – 10:15    Break
10:15 – 11:05   Dr. Mary O’Riordan, University of Michigan
11:05 – 11:55   Dr. Hirohito Kita, Mayo Clinic
12:00 – 2:00    Lunch & Poster Session held in Prairie Rose Room, Memorial Union
2:00 – 2:50      Dr. Ronald Mason, National Institutes of Health
2:50 – 3:10      Dr. Katie Reindl, North Dakota State University
3:10 – 3:40      Break
3:40 – 4:00      Dr. Nathan Fisher, North Dakota State University
4:00 – 4:50      Dr. Marsha Rosner, University of Chicago
4:50 – 5:20      Dr. Mukund Sibi – Poster Award Presentation & Closing Remarks

Please email your questions to ndsu.cpr@ndsu.edu, or call 701-231-6114.

We hope to see you there!