Agenda


Schedule at a Glance 


               
Thursday, January 2, 2020

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration and Information
7:00 PM CMBE Council Meeting

                 Friday, January 3, 2020
7:15 AM - 1:00 PM Registration and Information
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM Session I: Molecular, Genetic/Epigenetic Engineering
Keynote Speaker: Ron Weiss, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM Coffee Break and Poster Viewing/Session
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Rising Stars
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Lunch with Leaders (Keynote Speakers and Rising Stars)
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Free Afternoon
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Welcome Reception
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Christopher R. Jacobs Award for Excellence in Leadership

                 Saturday, January 4, 2020
7:15 AM - 1:00 PM Registration and Information
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM Session II: Cell Atlas
Keynote Speaker: Kun Zhang, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM Coffee Break and Poster Viewing/Session
10:40 AM - 1:00 PM Session III: Multicellular Emerging Behavior
Keynote Speaker: Ali H. Brivanlou, Ph.D., Rockefeller University
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Mentoring Lunch
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Free Afternoon
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Grant Writing Workshop
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Registration and Information
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Gala Dinner and Shu Chien Achievement Award Presentation

                 Sunday, January 5, 2020
7:15 AM - 2:00 PM Registration and Information
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM Session IV: Engineering Cell-ECM Interactions
Keynote Speaker: Valerie Weaver, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM Coffee Break and Poster Viewing/Session
10:40 AM - 12:50 PM Session V: Engineering Cell/Tissue Models
Keynote Speaker: Nancy Allbritton, Ph.D., University of North Carolina and North Carolina State Joint Department of BME
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Panel Discussion: Engineer Biological Systems
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Free Afternoon
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Educational Outreach: Molecular Engineering, 3D Bioprinting & Biomanufacturing
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  Family and Friends Social Event

               Monday, January 6, 2020
7:15 AM - 11:00 AM Registration and Information
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM Session VI: Engineering Immune System
Keynote Speaker: David Mooney, Ph.D., Harvard University
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM Coffee Break and Poster Viewing/Session
10:40 AM - 12:00 PM Session VII: Tissues/Organs and the Path to Translation
Keynote Speaker: Doris Taylor, Ph.D., Texas Heart Institute
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Panel Discussion: Path to Clinics
1:00 PM Closing Remarks, Awards, and Survey