FCBIS 2018

8:30-8:55:            Registration, Breakfast, Poster Setup

9:00-9:05:            Introductory Remarks

9:05-10:15:          Session I (Chair, Kathy Liu, University of Pennsylvania)

9:05-9:25:            Peter Nemes                       (Associate Professor, University of Maryland – College Park)
      “Ultrasensitive mass spectrometry uncovers metabolic cell heterogeneity in the early frog embryo”

9:25-9:45:            Liliya Yatsunyk                    (Associate Professor, Swarthmore College)
     “Structural studies of CAGAGG repeats from difficult-to-replicate regions of the mammalian genome”

9:45-10:00:          Michael Wilhelm                 (Assistant Professor, Temple University)
     “Mapping regional-specific molecular diffusion across membranes in living cells with time-resolved second-harmonic generation microscopy”

10:00-10:15:        Jonathan Shrimp                (Selected from Abstracts, Postdoctoral Fellow, NCI/NIH)
     “CRISPR-Cas9 Reporter to Study Cellular Occupancy of KAT Inhibitors” 

10:15-11:35:       Poster Session I (ODD Numbered Posters)

11:35-12:50:       Session II (Chair, Jordan Meier, NCI/NIH)

11:35-11:55:       Anthony Leung                  (Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University)
     “Novel Tools to Explore ADP-ribosylation Biology”

11:55-12:15:       Ramona Neunuebel          (Assistant Professor, University of Delaware)
     “Intracellular Pathogen Survival: Hacking Into Host Vesicular Transport Pathways”

12:15-12:35:       Elizabeth Rhoades             (Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania)
     “a-Synuclein is a neuron-specific lectin?”

12:35-12:50:       Douglas Cohen           (Selected from Abstracts, Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins University)
     “Characterization of an anthracene intermediate in dynemicin biosynthesis”

1:00-1:45:           Lunch/Career Panel

1:50-3:00:           Session III (Chair, Ross Wang, Temple University)

1:50-2:10:            Jay Schneekloth                 (Principal Investigator, NCI/NIH)
     “Targeting Structurally and Functionally Diverse Nucleic Acids with Druglike Small Molecules”

2:10-2:30:            Minjoung Kyoung             (Assistant Professor, University of Maryland – BC)
     “4D characterization of spatiofunctional enzyme assemblies in live cells”

2:30-2:45:            Heather Neu                      (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland – Pharmacy)
     “The Elusive Labile Iron: Bioanalytical Techniques to Measure Iron Speciation in Human Plasma”

2:45-3:00:            Samuel Scinto            (Selected from Abstracts, Graduate Student, University of Delaware)
     “Dual-Reactivity trans-Cyclooctenol Probes for Sulfenylation in Live Cells Enable Temporal Control via Bioorthogonal Quenching”

3:00-4:20:           Poster Session II (EVEN Numbered Posters)

4:20-5:10:           Session IV (Chair, Megan Matthews, University of Pennsylvania)

4:25-5:10:           Laura Kiessling                  (Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
     “Glycans in Health and Disease”

5:10-5:15:           Final Remarks and Poster Awards

5:15-6:00:           Social Hour


Keynote Speaker: Laura Kiessling

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Important Dates

April 13th: Final day to submit an abstract. Thank you for your submissions!

April 27th: Final day to register

May 5th: Day of FCBIS 2018