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Program at a Glance

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ABRCMS 2016
Diverse Voices, Diverse Science: A Future of Excellence in STEM Research

2016 Final Program
2016 Preliminary Program

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016  
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Registration Open 
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Exhibit Set-Up 
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Concurrent Professional Development Sessions 
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Professional Development Session
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Concurrent Professional Development Sessions 
4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  Professional Development Session
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.  Dinner 
7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.              

Opening Session 

      • Conference Overview
      • Opening Remarks
      • Conference Welcome

 

8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Innovations in Research and Discovery While Increasing Diversity
Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., University of Florida

Thursday, November 10, 2016  
7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Registration Open 
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   Exhibit Set-Up
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.   Orientations 
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Concurrent Professional Development Sessions 
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.   Where Will a Ph.D. Take You? 
Stefano Bertuzzi, Ph.D., M.P.H.,
American Society for Microbiology
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.   Networking Lunch 
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.  Regenerative Engineering: The Future of Tissue Regeneration 
Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D., UConn Health
1:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.   Exhibits Open
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.    Poster Session 1 (A) 
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.   Poster Session 2 (B)  
5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.   Oral Presentations  
7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.  Dinner 
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.   Concurrent Professional Development Sessions  
Friday, November 11, 2016 
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open  
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.    An Update on the NIH-Lacks Family Partnership
Jeri Lacks-Whye, granddaughter of Henrietta Lacks,
David Lacks, Jr.,
grandson of Henrietta Lacks, 
Dina Paltoo, Ph.D., M.P.H., NIH
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.    Concurrent Scientific Sessions  
10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Exhibits Open 
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.    Poster Session 3 (C)   
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Networking Lunch  
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.  Small World Health Protection: Risks and Resilience
Julie Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., Merck
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Concurrent Professional Development Sessions  
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Exhibits Open
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Poster Session 4 (D)   
4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Poster Session 5 (E)   
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.  Concurrent Professional Development Sessions   
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Reception for Speakers, Exhibitors, Judges, and Program Directors 
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scientists Networking Mixer 
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  LGBTQ Mixer 
Saturday, November 12, 2016  
7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Registration Open 
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.   Oral Presentations  
9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Exhibits Open
9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.  Poster Session 6 (F)    
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Poster Session 7 (G)   
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.   Networking Lunch 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Exhibit Takedown
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.   The Other Wes Moore
Wes Moore, M.S., New York Times Best-Selling Author
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Concurrent Professional Development Sessions   
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.   Concurrent Professional Development Sessions   
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.   FREE TIME! 
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.   Closing Banquet and Awards Ceremony 
10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.   Dance and Social (all are invited

  *The Program at a Glance is subject to change

Last updated: August 22, 2016


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View the 2015 ABRCMS Final Program here.

 

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