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Life Sciences Week

Schedule

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Monday, April 15

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Research Poster Session I: Poster session for graduate students, post-docs, faculty and staff
McQuinn Atrium

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Facilities and Core Exhibit Show
McQuinn Atrium

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
McQuinn Atrium

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Robb Krumlauf
Scientific Director, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Regulating the balance between pluripotency and differentiation in development, disease and evolution
Monsanto Auditorium

Tuesday, April 16

9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Workshop:  Genome Editing 101: Using CRISPR/Cas9
Bond LSC Room 572
Sponsored by the MU Animal Modeling Core

1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Open House: Molecular Cytology Core
Bond LSC Room 120

1:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Framing Your Future Career Conference for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Fellows
Monsanto Auditorium

3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Mizzou Resources and Networking Career Fair & Reception
McQuinn Atrium

Wednesday, April 17

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Workshop:  How to be a Genotyping Pro
Bond LSC Room 125
Sponsored by the Rat Resource and Research Center (RRRC) and MU Mouse Mutant Resource and Research Center (MMRRC)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Workshop:  Managing Your Citations with EndNote
Bond LSC Room 572

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Research Poster Session II: Poster session for undergraduates
McQuinn Atrium

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Clarissa Henry, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine
Zebrafish as a model for muscle development and disease
Monsanto Auditorium

Thursday, April 18

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Research Poster Session III: Poster session for graduate students, post-docs, faculty and staff
McQuinn Atrium

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Vendor Expo
McQuinn Atrium

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Beronda Montgomery, Michigan State University
Cultivating a Career: From Seeds of Inspiration to a Harvest of Discovery, Mentoring & Transformation
Monsanto Auditorium

Friday, April 19

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Workshop:  Managing Your Citations with EndNote
Bond LSC Room 572

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Research Poster Session: Display of award-winning posters from Sessions I, II and III
McQuinn Atrium

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dr. Charles W. Gehrke Distinguished Lecture presents
John Ralph
Professor of Biochemistry & Biological Systems Engineering, and
Department of Energy Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Lignin redefined – ‘Designing’ biomass lignins for the biorefinery
Monsanto Auditorium

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Research Poster Awards Ceremony
Monsanto Auditorium

3:30 p.m. (immediately following Awards Ceremony)
Reception
McQuinn Atrium

Saturday, April 20

10:30 a.m.
Saturday Morning Science
Monsanto Auditorium