2007 Agenda

Transforming Biomedical Research and Health Care through Technology Innovation: The Catalyzing Effects of Research Resources

Tuesday 19 June 2007

Location: Lister Hill Auditorium, NIH

Departure - Suggested departure time from your hotel, planning for 60 minutes to get from the Hotel to Lister Auditorium (includes NIH security check). You need to take the Metro from the Bethesda Hyatt Regency Hotel to NIH Campus. Trains leave about every 5 minutes; a 3 minute ride; $1.35 fare. You can walk or take the NIH Shuttle from the Metro Station to Lister Hill Center (Bldg 38A). The NIH Campus Limited Shuttle takes 6 minutes to Lister Hill; the Red Line Shuttle leaves more often but takes about 20 minutes. Set up your posters on arrival. Posters are to be set up during entire meeting.
0845 - 0915
  • Dr. Michael Marron, Director, Biomedical Technology, Division of Biomedical Technology (DBT), NCRR
  • Dr. Roderic Pettigrew, Director, NIBIB
  • Overview of Meeting and Goals
0915 - 1015
Impact of NIH Investments (Session 1)
  • Patrick Kochanek, M.D.: Director of the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Jonathan King, Ph.D.: Biology Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1015 - 1045
1045 - 1145
Impacts of NIH Investments (Session 2)
  • Susan Dutcher, Ph.D: Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine.
  • David Drubin, Ph.D.: Professor and Chair of Cell and Developmental Biology at University of California at Berkeley.
1145 - 1225
Impact of NIH Investments (Session 3)
  • James Chou, Ph.D.: Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School
  • Sean Mackey, M.D., Ph.D.: Co-Director, Pain Working Group, Neuroscience Institute, Stanford University
1225 - 1350
Lunch - Cafeteria
1350 - 1500
Impact of NIH Investments (Session 4)
  • Joan Bailey-Wilson, Ph.D.: Co-Chief and Senior Investigator, Inherited Research Branch, Head, Statistical Genetics Section, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • D. Branch Moody, M.D.: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard University
  • Julius Guccione, Ph.D.: Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco
  • Discussion
1500 - 1615
Break and poster viewing
1615 - 1735
New Technologies Developed by NCRR and NIBIB (Session 1)
  • Mark Ellisman, Ph.D.: Director, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research, University of California, San Diego - Director, BIRN Coordinating Center
  • Kamil Ugurbil, Ph.D.: Director, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota
  • Carolyn Larabell, Ph.D.: Head, National Center for X-ray Microscopy, University of California, San Francisco / Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Kirk Shung, Ph.D.: Principal Investigator, Resource on Medical Ultrasonic Transducer Technology, University of Southern California
1735 - 1800
Poster removal. Lister Hill Bldg closes at 1800.
1900 - 2100
Dinner at Bethesda Hyatt Regency
Michael Rossmann, Ph.D.: Purdue University, Developing anti-viral strategies with the aid of synchrotrons, electron microscopes and super computer clusters.

Wednesday 20 June 2007

Location: Bethesda Hyatt Regency

0700 - 0800
Continental Breakfast
0800 - 0920
New Technologies Developed by NCRR and NIBIB (Session 2)
  • Mehmet Toner, Ph.D.: Principal Investigator, Biomicroelectromechanical Systems (BioMEMS) Resource Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • James Prestegard, Ph.D.: Principal Investigator, Resource for Integrated Glycotechnology, University of Georgia
  • Stan Opella, Ph.D.: Director, Center for NMR Spectroscopy and Imaging of Proteins, University of California at San Diego
  • Howard Halpern, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Very Low Frequency ERP Imaging in Vivo Physiology, University of Chicago
0920 - 0945
0945 - 1100
NCRR and NIBIB separate meetings
1100 - 1215
Plenary Session: Overview by and Discussion with NIH on Status and Future for
  • Clinical and Translation Science Awards (CTSA) See www.ctsaweb.org
  • Roadmaps

Introduction by Dr. Barbara Alving, Director NCRR

1215 - 1400
Working Lunch ...
  • Improvements for 2008
  • Program Committee for 2008