2013 Agenda

Tackling More Challenging Biomedical Research Needs With New Consortia of P41 Centers

Sunday March 17, 2013

Location: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville

Check-in to Hotel

Monday March 18, 2013

Location: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville

07:30 - 08:00
Set up posters
08:00 - 08:30
Opening statement by NIH Program Officials
08:30 - 09:30
  • Dr. Clodagh O'Shea, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences
    Cracking the Cell Nucleus
09:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 11:40
"Answering big questions requires big effort". This session will highlight examples of scientific areas in which team efforts can bring multiple technologies to bear on complex problems.
  • Ron Kikinis, MD - Harvard Medical School
    Subject Specific Medical Image Computing
  • Keith Hodgson, PhD - Stanford University
    Integrating Innovative Technologies to Study Complex Biological Systems
  • Mehmet Toner, PhD - Harvard Medical School
    Clinical Technology Translation
  • David Castner, PhD - University of Washington
    Multi-modal Imaging of Biological Tissue: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Andrej Sali, PhD - University of California, San Francisco
    Integrative Structural Biology
11:40 - 12:10
Q&A and Panel Discussion with all speakers. Moderated by Mark Ellisman, PhD - University of California, San Diego.
12:00 - 14:00
Lunch and Posters
14:00 - 15:20
"Logistics of Collaboration: Opportunities and Challenges".
  • Joachim Kohn, PhD - Rutgers University
    Enhancing Impact and Significance of Service, Training and Dissemination Activities through Collaboration: A Blueprint For BTRCs
  • Mark Ellisman, PhD - University of California, San Diego
    Collaboration to Cross Multiple Scales with Multiple Microscopies: Teaming up to fill the gaps
  • Christopher Johnson, PhD - University of Utah
    Opportunities and Challenges in Creating, Distributing, and Sharing Biomedical Software Tools
  • Wah Chiu, PhD - Baylor College of Medicine
    Opportunities and Challenges in Cryo-EM Collaborative Research
15:20 - 16:00
Q&A and Panel Discussion with all speakers.
16:00 - 16:30
16:30 - 18:00
Breakout for administrative sessions, NIBIB and NIGMS. Please see separate agendas to be prepared by the NIBIB and NIGMS program staff.
19:00 - 21:30
Dinner with lecture
Roger Kornberg, PhD, Nobel Laureate, Stanford University

Tuesday March 19, 2013

Location: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville

07:00 - 08:00
Coffee and Posters
08:00 - 08:10
Opening, housekeeping items (announcements from Peter Van Zijl and Program Chairs)
08:10 - 09:10
Presentations from New Centers (20 min for each speaker, including Q&A)
  • Brett Bouma, PhD - Center for Biomedical OCT Research and Translation, Harvard University
    Optical coherence tomography: technical advances and clinical applications
  • Daniel Vigneron, PhD - Hyperpolarized MRI Technology Resource Center, University of California, San Francisco
    A New Center for Hyperpolarized Carbon-13 MR Molecular Imaging Technology Development, Dissemination and Training
  • Ivet Bahar, PhD - Multiscale Modeling of Biological Systems (MMBioS), University of Pittsburgh
    Toward Gaining Insights into Spatiotemporal Aspects of Neurosignaling Events
09:10 - 09:30
09:30 - 11:30
Overview of BTRCs scientific achievements. 30 BTRCs will present brief, focused updates on their work and opportunities to collaborate (3 minutes per speaker)
Harrison BarrettLiang Zhi-Pei
Alan BigelowLeslie Loew
Al BurlingameRobert MacLeod
Bridget CarragherCraig Malloy
Richard Cerione Keith Moffat
Brian ChaitStanley Opella
Steve EalickBruce Panilaitis
Tom FerrinMichael Pierce
Robert GriffinRavinder Reddy
Michael GrossBruce Rosen
Trey IdekerRichard Smith
Thomas IrvingPeter So
Joachim Kohn Richard Superfine
Carolyn LarabellKamil Ugurbil
Claude Lechene
11:30 - 12:30
"Data, Data, Data: Emerging thoughts at NIH on data and analytics"
12:30 - 12:40
Closing remarks by Program Chairs