August 19, 2009
Grand Isle Lake House

9:15 – 9:30 Welcome Address & Schedule Overview
CMB Director, Dr. Mary L. Tierney, Plant Biology
Faculty Presentations
9:30 – 9:50 One Molecule at a Time: Seeing is Believing! - Dr. David Warshaw, Chair Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
9:55 – 10:15 Adult Stem/Progenitor Cells: Novel Strategies for Tissue Rescue After Acute Injury – Dr. Jeff Spees, Department of Medicine: Vascular Biology
10:20 – 10:40 Asthma: Bedside to Bench and Back Again – Dr. Charlie Irvin, Director of Vermont Lung Center
10:40 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00

Keynote Address

“The Wars in Our Bodies: The Story of Alliances, Skirmishes and Strategies to Survive”
by Dr. Andre Levchenko
John Hopkins University

12:15 – 1:55 Buffet Lunch & Social
 
2:00 – 3:30 Break Out Sessions
Career PanelKaren Lounsbury & Paul Held
Being a Teaching AssistantJane Tully & Emily Larson
Rotations & Scientific Survival  - Meagan Goodwin, Ingrid Curril,Kara Held, Maria Cristina Bravo
3:30 – 5:00 Wine & Cheese Poster Session
5:00 Poster Awards & Closing Remarks