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2010 L.S. Skaggs Biomedical Research Symposium

November 11-12, 2010

Schedule

Wednesday, November 10

Guest arrivals

3:00-5:00 Joint Curriculum Discussion at SSPPS (optional)
5:30-6:15 Check-In & Networking at SIO Seaside Forum (by invitation)
6:15-6:30 Welcome by Dean Palmer Taylor
6:30-8:00 Dinner & Honoring Mr. Skaggs and the ALSAM Foundation

Thursday, November 11

7:00-8:00 Registration & Breakfast
8:00 Opening Remarks by UCSD Chancellor Marye Anne Fox
8:15 Welcome by SSPPS Dean Palmer Taylor
8:30 Speaker 1
Phil S. Baran, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Member, The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology
The Scripps Research Institute
"Aiming for the ideal synthesis"
9:00 Speaker 2
Eric W. Schmidt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Utah "Imitating marine natural product evolution to synthesize bioactive compound libraries"
9:30 Speaker 3
Bradley S. Moore, Ph.D.
Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California, San Diego
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
"Decoding and reprogramming bacteria for the production of pharmaceuticals"
10:00 Break
10:20 Speaker 4
Peter G. Schultz, Ph.D.
Scripps Family Chair Professor of Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute
"A chemist's foray into translational research: from stem cells to orphan diseases"
10:50 Speaker 5
Pieter Dorrestein, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Chemistry Pharmacology
University of California, San Diego
"Translating microbial adaptive metabolism with imaging mass spectrometry"
11:20 Speaker 6
Christopher K. Daniels, Ph.D.
Professor, College of Pharmacy Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Idaho State University
"A new twist for an old protein: HSC70 and methotrexate resistance"
11:50 Lunch & Posters (Mater Dei High School Students)
1:30 Plenary Speaker 7
Samuel H. Wilson, M.D.
Chief, DNA Repair and Nucleic Acid Enzymology Section Laboratory of Structural Biology
NIEHS, NIH
"Outreach and integration of environmental health and education"
2:15 Speaker 8
Charles M. Thompson, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Toxicology
Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
The University of Montana
"Identification of biomarkers of organophosphate exposure"
2:45 Speaker 9
Vasilis Vasiliou, Ph.D.
Professor & Director of Toxicology Graduate Program Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Colorado, Denver
"Aldehyde dehydrogenases as markers for cancer stem cells"
3:15 Speaker 10
Jindrich Kopecek, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of Utah
"Biorecognition – A bridge from smart biomaterials to drug-free macromolecular therapeutics"
3:45 Speaker 11
Uday Kompella, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Colorado, Denver
"Nanoparticle technologies for drug and gene delivery"
4:15 Speaker 12
Adah Almutairi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California, San Diego
"Nanotechnology in detection, treatment and prevention of disease"
4:45-6:00 Reception & Posters

Friday, November 12

7:30-8:30 Breakfast
8:30 Speaker 13
Fernando Cardozo-Pelaez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurotoxicology
Center for Environmental Health Sciences
Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
The University of Montana
"Understanding the role of DNA damage in the onset of Parkinson's Disease: lessons from a mouse model"
9:00 Speaker 14
Chris Downing, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy
Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Idaho State University
"Genetic and epigenetic factors mediating susceptibility to ethanol teratogenesis"
9:30 Speaker 15
Richard J. Bridges, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
The University of Montana
"Pharmacology of the system xc- glutamate/cystine exchanger: an emerging therapeutic target for CNS disorders"
10:00 Break
10:20 Speaker 16
Jeffery W. Kelly, Ph.D.
Lita Annenberg Hazen Professor of Chemistry
Chairman, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine
The Scripps Research Institute
"Chemical adaptation of protein homeostasis to ameliorate a transthyretin amyloid disease"
10:50 Speaker 17
Annette E. Fleckenstein, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Utah
"Psychostimulant-induced alterations of monoamine transporters: implications for neurotoxicity and neuroprotection"
11:20 Speaker 18
Anne Libby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Clinical Faculty Scholars Program
Director, Leadership in Innovative Team Science Program, Colorado Clinical Translational Sciences Institute
University of Colorado School of Pharmacy
"Clinical and translational science in PharmD education: costs and outcomes of biologics"
12:20-2:00 Lunch & Closing Remarks