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18th Annual K-INBRE Symposium

Program Schedule

Hyatt Regency Wichita
Wichita, KS

Friday, January 17, 2020

3:00 PM Early Registration Grand Eagle Ballroom Foyer
  Open Poster viewing Grand Eagle Ballroom
     
4:30 PM Early Registration Closes  
     
6:00 PM Friday Night Dinner  
     
8:00 PM Poster Viewing TBD
  Friday Night Dinner Ends  

 

Saturday, January 18, 2020

7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Cypress Ballroom/Foyer
  Registration Redbud Ballroom Foyer
     
8:30 AM General Session Redbud Ballroom
  Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
  Opening Remarks  
     
8:45 AM Coleen Pugh, Ph.D., Dean Graduate School and Associate Vice President for Research & Technology Transfer, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS  
  Welcome from Wichita State University  
     
9:00 AM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
  Moderator: Keynote and Regional Scientist Presentations  
     
9:05 AM Sonia Hall, Ph.D., President and CEO, BioKansas, Fairway, KS  
  Title: Building a career: The value of mistakes, perspective, courage, and exploration  
     
9:35 AM Moriah R. Beck, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS  
  Title: New actin branching mechanism facilitated by palladin  
     
10:05 AM Break Redbud Ballroom Foyer
  University Photos  
10:10 AM Wichita State University Photo  
10:15 AM Fort Hays State University Photo  
10:20 AM Kansas State University Photo  
10:25 AM Pittsburg State University Photo  
10:30 AM University of Kansas Medical Center Photo  
     
10:35 AM General Session Redbud Ballroom
  Marija Kuna, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
  Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations  
     
10:40 AM Robert Unckless, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS  
  Title: Recurrent evolution of a virulent viral haplotype in a Drosophila/DNA virus system  
     
11:10 AM Morgan Bretches, Trainee #1, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS  
  Title: Peripheral Nerve-derived Pluripotent Stem Cells as Potential Cell Source to Treat Segmental Bone Defect  
     
11:30 AM Hunter Woosley, Trainee #2, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS  
  Title: The role of the hepatocyte growth factor-regulated tyrosine kinase substrate (Hrs) on HSV-1 infection  
     
11:50 AM Lunch Cypress Ballroom/Foyer
     
12:50 PM Poster Judge Meeting Trail Rooms
     
1:00 PM Poster Session I Grand Eagle Ballroom
     
2:00 PM Poster Session II Grand Eagle Ballroom
     
3:00 PM Poster Session II Ends
     
3:05 PM General Session Redbud Ballroom
  Raja Veerapandian, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  
  Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentations  
     
3:10 PM Stacii Cross, Trainee #3, Langston University, Langston, OK  
  Title: Complement Activation in Rat Pre-Eclampsia  
     
3:30 PM Priyanka Radadiya, Trainee #4, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
  Title: Ciclopirox-olamine alters ferritin trafficking and plays a protective role in polycystic kidney disease  
     
3:50 PM Vedant Jain, Trainee #5, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS  
  Title: Nanozyme: A Developing Nanotechnology for the Detection of Food-Borne Pathogens  
     
4:10 PM General Session Concludes/Break Redbud Ballroom Foyer
  University Photos  
4:15 PM Langston University Photo  
4:20 PM Emporia State University Photo  
4:25 PM University of Kansas, Lawrence Photo  
4:30 PM Washburn University Photo  
4:35 PM Haskell Indian Nations University Photo  
     
4:40 PM Poster Judge Meeting Trail Rooms
     
4:50 PM Reception/Poster Session III Grand Eagle Ballroom/td>
     
5:50 PM Reception/Poster Session IV Grand Eagle Ballroom
     
6:50 PM Poster Session Ends  
     
7:00 PM Dinner Redbud Ballroom/Foyer
     
7:30 PM Award Presentations Redbud Ballroom
  John Stanford, Ph.D.,K-INBRE Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
     
8:00 PM Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS Redbud Ballroom
  Closing Remarks  

 

Sunday, January 19, 2020

7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Cypress Ballroom
     
8:30 AM General Session Redbud Ballroom
  John Stanford, Ph.D.,Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
  Opening Remarks  
     
8:35 AM Adam Scheid, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
  Moderator: Regional Scientist and Trainee Presentation  
     
8:40 AM Alexis Winter, Trainee #6, Fort Hays State University, Fort Hays, KS  
  Title: MRSA YjbIH coordinate expression of hemolysins through global networks  
     
9:00 AM Colby Spiess, Trainee #7, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS  
  Title: Overexpression of the RNA binding protein HuR promotes chemoresistance by stabilizing AKT in colorectal cancer cells  
     
9:20 AM Isabel Lewis, Trainee #8, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  
  Title: CRISPR Cas12a endonuclease in a gene drive: Cuts only as good as the guide  
     
9:40 AM Eric T. Gillock, Ph.D., Professor, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS  
  Title: The potential spread of porcine endogenous retrovirus C among feral swine populations  
     
10:10 AM Break Redbud Foyer
     
10:30 AM General Session Redbud Ballroom
  John Stanford, Ph.D.,Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
  Moderator: Regional Scientist Presentations  
     
10:35 AM David Long, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS  
  Title: Generating morphological models of endothelial monolayers from limited data: A computational framework for mechanobiology to understand and predict cell behaviors  
     
11:05 AM James Balthazor, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS  
  Title: Probing the Unfolded Protein Response: mRNA knockdowns in Acyrthosiphon pisum  
     
11:35 AM John Stanford, Ph.D.,Associate Director, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
  Oral Presentation Awards  
     
11:45 PM Doug Wright, Ph.D.,K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS  
  Closing Remarks  
     
12:00 PM Boxed lunches available for pickup Redbud Ballroom Foyer