August 15, 2012
Grand Isle Lake House

 

Schedule of Events:

9:00 – 9:20 Check In
Coffee and pastries available
9:20 – 9:30 Welcome by Director, Mary L. Tierney, PhD
9:30 – 10:15 Post Graduate Career Panel
Introduction: Mel Symeonides
Lead by: Aimee Shen, Sean Diehl.
10:15 – 10:45 Poster Teasers
11:00 – 12:00 Regulating Symbiotic Bacteria in Your Body
Matthew Redinbo, PhD
Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
12:00 – 1:50 Buffet Lunch & Social & Entertainment
1:50 – 2:00 Introduction of New Graduate Students
2:00 – 2:45 Obtaining A Pre-Doc Fellowship
Introduction: Naresha Saligrama
Lead by: Leah Novinger, Dimitry Krementsov, Jeff Spees.
2:45 – 3:30 Ethics in Graduate Education
Introduction: Jimmy Nolin
Lead by: Charlie Irvin, Markus Thali, Bob Kelm.
3:30 – 5:15 Wine & Cheese Poster Session
5:15 – 5:30 Awards & Closing Remarks