ACC Interdisciplinary Forum for Discovery in Life- October 3-6, 2010 - The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center -  Blacksburg, Virginia
Schedule

A printable schedule is now available: ACCSchedule092310.pdf

A printable preliminary oral presentation schedule is now available: PrelimOralSchedule924.pdf

A printable preliminary listing of poster presentations is now available: PosterPresentation092410.pdf

A printable listing of abstract of poster and oral presentations is now available: ACC_abstractsALL.pdf

A printable listing of biographical sketches of oral presentations is now available: ACC_SpeakerBios.pdf


Sunday, October 3 - AFTERNOON
Graduate Life Center at Virginia Tech
12:00pm-1:00pm Registration
1:00pm-5:00pm Student interdisciplinary Training (details)
Sunday, October 3 - EVENING
Virginia Tech South End Zone at Lane Stadium
5:30pm-6:30pm Registration and Welcome Reception
6:30pm-6:45pm Guest Speaker: Seth Greenberg - VT Head Men's Basketball Coach
6:45pm-7:30pm Plenary Speaker: Doris Zallen - Professor Science and Technology in Society - "Genetic Medicine: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly".
Bio: ZallenBioACC.pdf
Monday, October 4 - FULL DAY
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
8:00am-8:30am Registration
8:30am-9:15am Plenary Speaker: General George Weightman - COO of Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine. "Regenerative Medicine Applications for our Wounded Warriors".
Bio: GeorgeWeightmanBioACC.pdf
9:15am-9:25am Welcome - Dean Karen DePauw
9:30am-9:55am Oral Sessions
10:00am-10:25am Oral Sessions
10:30am-10:55am Break
11:00am-11:25am Oral Sessions
11:30am-11:55am Oral Sessions
12:00pm-1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm-2:00pm Plenary Speaker: Paul Carlier - Professor of Chemistry and Member of Borne Infectious Disease Research Group. "Chemistry and Biology: Inseparable Partners for Meeting Challenges in Medicine and Public Health".
Bio: CarilerBioACC.pdf
2:10pm-2:35pm Oral Sessions
2:40pm-3:05pm Oral Sessions
3:10pm-3:35pm Break
3:40pm-4:05pm Oral Sessions
4:10pm-4:35pm Oral Sessions
4:40pm-5:05pm Oral Sessions
5:15pm Dinner on Your Own
6:00pm - 9:00pm Southwest Virginia Science Forum at the Inn at Virginia Tech Latham Ballroom (swvaScienceForum2010.pdf)
Tuesday, October 5 - MORNING
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) and Fralin Life Science Institute
7:30am to 8:30am Breakfast on Your Own
8:30am-9:15am Plenary Speaker: Professor John Herr Center Director; Professor Cell Biology CRCRH, Department of Cell Biology, UVA. "Identification of Cancer-Oocyte Biomarkers."
Bio: CarilerBioACC.pdf
9:30am-9:55am Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
10:00am-10:25am Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
10:30am-10:55am Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
11:00am-11:25am Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
11:30am-11:55am Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
12:00pm-12:25pm Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch on Your Own
Tuesday, October 5 - AFTERNOON
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
1:30pm-3:30pm Breakout Sessions and Poster Setup
1:30pm-3:30pm Research Interest Discussion Groups
Regional Activity
Virginia Tech Campus Tour
12:30pm-3:30pm Poster Setup
4:00pm-5:30pm POSTER SESSION And RECEPTION
5:30pm-7:30pm Dinner, BBQ - The Great Lawn at the Inn at Virginia Tech
7:30pm-9:00pm Poster Teardown
Wednesday, October 6
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) and Fralin Life Science Institute
7:30am to 8:30am Breakfast on Your Own
8:30am-9:15am Plenary Speaker: Korinn Saker - Associate Professor of Clinical Nutrition, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University. "Functional Foods and Feline Cancer Therapy as a Model for Breast cancer"
9:30am-9:55am Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
10:00am-10:25am Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
10:30am-10:55am Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
11:00am-11:25am Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
11:30am-11:55am Oral Sessions- VBI and Fralin Auditorium
12:00pm-12:15pm Closing Remarks
12:15pm ACC Interdisciplinary Forum for Discovery Ends


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