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SOM Festival of Science 2016

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When:

Thursday, November 10, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where:

SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms A & B

Scientific Advisory Council:

This internationally acclaimed and distinguished scientists and council members include:

Rita Colwell, PhD
Professor and Chair, US Life Sciences at UMCP
Former Director, National Science Foundation
2006 National Medal of Science

Carol Greider, PhD
Professor & Chair, Molecular Biology at JHU
2009 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine
Member, IOM

Philip Needleman, PhD
President/CEO, St. Louis Science Center
Member, NAS & IOM
Former President of Searle R&D

Ralph Snyderman, M.D.
Chancellor Emeritus, Duke University & James B. Duke Professor of Medicine
Former President & CEO, Duke University Health System
Former Chair, AAMC
Member, IOM

For More Information:

Please contact
SOM Office of Public Affairs
410-706-8518

Cancer Research, “Translational Discoveries to Next Generation Treatments”

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This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 

Accreditation Statement
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Welcome

E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA
Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Maryland
John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and
Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine
 

Keynote Speaker

Richon

Victoria Richon, PhD
President and Chief Scientific Officer,
Ribon Therapeutics 


Festival of Science - Agenda 11/10/16

8:00am

Dean E. Albert Reece Welcome

 

Dr. Victoria Richon (Keynote) 

 

Audience Q&A with Dr. Richon

9:00am

Kevin Cullen, MD,  SOM Cancer Research Overview

 

Eduardo Davila, PhD, Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy Overview

 

Tonya Webb, PhD, Scientific Presentation

 

Q&A with Scientific Advisory Council

10:15am

Short Break

10:30am

David Weber, PhD, Molecular and Structural Biology Overview

 

Fey Rasool, PhD, Scientific Presentation

 

Q&A With Scientific Advisory Council

11:20am

Toni Antalis, PhD, Education

 

Nick Ambulos,  PhD, Shared Services

 

Q&A with Scientific Advisory Council

12:00-12:45pm

Lunch

12:50pm

Joanne Dorgan, PhD, MPH, Population Science Overview

 

Susan Dorsey, PhD Scientific Presentation

 

Q&A with Scientific Advisory Council

1:40pm

Maria Baer, MD, Experimental Therapeutics Overview

 

Zeljko Vujaskovic, MD, PhD,  Scientific Presentation

 

Q&A with Scientific Advisory Council

2:30-2:40pm

Amy Fulton, PhD, Hormone Responsive Cancers Overview

 

Minhaj Siddiqui, MD,  Scientific Presentation

3:05pm

Q&A with Scientific Advisory Council

3:20pm

Dean Reece Closing Remarks

 


 

Please direct all inquiries to Mr. Kevin Enright, Executive Director for Strategic Initiatives