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Central IDeA States Regional Meeting

Program Schedule


Wednesday, June 7, 2023

3:00 PM Early Registration Ballroom Foyer
  Open Poster Setup Salon 2/3
4:00 PM Early Registration Closes
4:00 PM Poster Session I Salon 2/3
5:00 PM Poster Session II
6:00 PM Dinner On Your Own

Thursday, June 8, 2023

7:00 AM Breakfast Buffet Rooftop Ballroom
  Registration Ballroom Foyer
8:30 AM General Session Salon 1A/1B
  Doug Wright, Ph.D., K-INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
  Opening Remarks
  Ming Lei, Ph.D., Director of the Division for Research Capacity Building, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), Bethesda, MD
  NIGMS Update
  Victor Huber, Ph.D., Professor in Basic Biomedical Sciences, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
  COVID-19 Study
  Robert (Scott) Seville, Ph.D., WY INBRE Principal Investigator, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  National Association of IDeA Principal Investigators (NAIPI) Update
  Chittibabu (Babu) Guda, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Core, & Jordan Rowley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  Live demo of the learning module for ATAC-Seq
10:25 AM Break Ballroom Foyer
10:50 AM General Session Salon 1A/1B
  Kaela Varberg, Research Assistant Professor in Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
  Women's Health
  Karissa Payne, Doctoral Student in Psychological Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  Data Science
  Lisa Friis, Ph.D., Professor in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
12:00 PM Lunch Buffet Rooftop Ballroom
1:00 PM Breakouts
  Undergraduate Research, led by Victor Huber Salon 2
  Erica Biven, Carter Dierlam, Daesha Erskin, Mariam Garcia Escobar, Olivia Nicholson, Emmanuela Tchona, Hannah Wall, and Lexe West
  CTR, led by Timothy VanWagoner Salon 3
  SEPA, led by Maya Baughn Pavilion One
3:00 PM Networking Break Ballroom Foyer
  With Food and Games! Pavilion One
4:00 PM Breakouts
  INBRE Leadership with NIH, led by Ming Lei (until 5pm) Salon 2
  COBRE/RPL Research Presentations Salon 3
  Steve Wonderlich, Ross Crosby, Scott Engel, Anna Gorczyca, E. Matthew Morris, Sunil Sukumaran, Maria Diehl
  ECHO IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network (ISPCTN), led by Kristina Foster and Ann Davis Pavilion One
6:00 PM Networking Dinners
  Sign Up for Your Reservation Pavilion One

Friday, June 9, 2023

7:00 AM Breakfast Buffet Rooftop Ballroom
  Registration Ballroom Foyer
8:30 AM Breakouts
  Undergraduate Career Development, led by Brian Ackley Salon 2
  INBRE Collaborative Research Salon 3
  Nicholas Wallace, Peter Chung, and a panel moderated by Doug Wright
  COBRE Leadership with NIH, led by Ming Lei (at 9am) Pavilion One
10:00 AM Break Ballroom Foyer
10:30 AM Breakouts
  Translational Research, led by Douglas Wright Salon 2
  Entrepreneurship, led by Tyler Scherr Salon 3
  CTR Leadership with NIH, led by Ming Lei (at 10am) (MOVED TO LUNCHTIME ON THURSDAY AT RESERVED TABLE) Pavilion One
  PEARL Group, led by Sarah E. Velasquez Salon 1A
  Ben Claar, Lydia Schlitzkus, and a forum moderated by Sarah E. Velasquez
12:00 PM Boxed Lunches Available for Pickup/Hotel Checkout Ballroom Foyer