2009 Agenda

The Forefront of Multidisciplinary Science and Outreach

Monday October 12, 2009

Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda

Check-in to Hotel
19:00 - 21:00
Reception with light fare and soft drinks. Cash bar.

Tuesday October 13, 2009

Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda

07:30 - 08:30
Breakfast buffet and set up posters
08:30 - 09:00
Welcome by Chair and NCRR/NIBIB Directors

New Research Resource Centers
Chair: Leslie Loew, Ph.D., University of Connecticut Health Center

09:00 - 09:30
Michael Weiner, M.D., Director, Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disease, San Francisco VA Medical Center
09:30 - 10:00
Pavel Pevzner, Ph.D., Director, Center for Computational Mass Spectrometry, University of California, San Diego
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break and Open Discussion

Basic and Emerging Technologies
Chair: Joel Stiles, M.D., Ph.D., Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

10:30 - 11:00
Clay Reid, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience & Center for Brain Science, Harvard University
Towards complete structural and functional imaging of cerebral cortical circuits
11:00 - 11:30
David S. Cafiso, Ph.D., Commonwealth Professor of Chemistry, University of Virginia
Protein structure and function revealed by site-directed spin labeling
11:30 - 12:00
Shimon Weiss, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA
Multiscale, Superresolved, Ultrasensitive Optical Molecular Imaging
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch Buffet
13:00 - 14:00
Poster Session I

National Centers for Biomedical Computing ~ Impact on Personalized Medicine
Chair: Joel Stiles, M.D., Ph.D., Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

14.00 - 14.30
Andrea Califano, Ph.D, National Center for the Multi-Scale Analysis of Genomic and Cellular Networks, Columbia University
Building the "assembly manual" of the cell: A systems biology perspective on cell physiology and pathology.
14:30 - 15:00
Ron Kikinis, M.D., National Alliance for Medical Imaging Computing, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Medical Image Computing as Enabler of Translational Clinical Science
15:00 - 15:30
Brian Athey, Ph.D., National Center for Integrative Biomedical Informatics, University of Michigan
NCIBI--An NIH NCBC Resource to Enhance Basic and Translational Research
15:30 - 16:30
Poster session II

Connectivities among Resources and Centers
Chair: Carmen Mannella, Ph.D., Wadsworth Center

16:30 - 17:30
  • Alan Johnson, Ph.D., Duke University
  • Peter Smith, Ph.D., Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole
  • Keith Hodgson, Ph.D., Stanford University
  • Mehmet Toner, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
17:30 - 18:00
Panel discussion

Opportunities for Integrated Educational activities
Chair: Joel Stiles, M.D., Ph.D.

18:00 - 18:30
Panel discussion

Dinner and Plenary Speaker

19:00 - 21:00
David Shaw, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, D.E. Shaw Research
Senior Research Fellow, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Columbia University
Past Chairman, D.E. Shaw Group
Millisecond-Long Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Proteins

Wednesday October 14, 2009

Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda

07:30 - 08:00
Breakfast Buffet

Dissemination Opportunities for P41 Centers
Chair: Peter van Zijl, Ph.D., Kennedy Krieger Institute & Johns Hopkins University

08:00 - 09:20
  • Emma Fernández-Repollet, Ph.D., Vice President for Research and Technology, University of Puerto Rico
  • K.C. Kent Lloyd, D.V.M., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Veterinary Research and Graduate Education Programs, University of California, Davis
  • L. Tony Beck, Ph.D., SEPA Program, Division for Clinical Research Resources, NCRR, NIH
  • Nicholas J. Schork, Ph.D. Professor of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
09:20 - 10:00
Panel discussion on dissemination opportunities
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break and Open Discussion
10:30 - 11:30
Breakout for Parallel Meetings
  • NCRR
11:30 - 11:45
11:45 - 12:30
Combined Discussion Session
12:30 - 13:30
Combined Working Lunch
  • Selection of organizing committee for 2010
  • Program evaluation/Hand in of evaluation sheets