EIGH Research Retreat

Retreat Agenda:

8:30 – 9:00:  Arrival and check-in (McKenna Hall Atrium)

9:00 – 9:30 AM:  David Severson:  Professor, Department of Biological Sciences; Director, Eck Institute for Global Health, “State of the Institute” (McKenna Hall Auditorium)

9:30 – 10:00 AM:  Holly Goodson:  Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, “Development of yeast-based biosensors for use in technology-limited environments and other applications” (McKenna Hall Auditorium)

10:00 – 10:30 AM:  Shaun Lee:  Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, “Bacteriocins: How bacteria compete, communicate, and kill"  (McKenna Hall Auditorium)

10:30 – 10:45 AM:  Break  (McKenna Hall Atrium)

10:45 – 11:15 AM:  Patricia Champion:  Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, “You get what you screen for: novel insights into mycobacterial protein secretion” (McKenna Hall Auditorium)

11:15 – 11:45 AM:  Shahriar Mobashery:  Navari Family Professor of Life Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, “Cell-Wall Recycling and Links to Virulence and Antibiotic Resistance in Gram-Negative Bacteria” (McKenna Hall Auditorium)

11:45 – 12:15 PM:  Lunch (Private Dining Room, Morris Inn)

12:30 – 1:30 PM:  Keynote Speaker - William Bishai:  Johns Hopkins University, Professor of Medicine and HHMI Lab Head, “TB pathogenesis:  subversion by small molecules” (Private Dining Room, Morris Inn)

1:45 – 2:15 PM:  Elizabeth Archie:  Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, "Social effects on the gut microbiome in wild baboons"  (McKenna Hall Auditorium)

2:15 – 2:45 PM:  Brajendra Singh:  Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Biological Sciences, “Onchocerciasis transmission modeling using a Bayesian Data-Model assimilation framework”  (McKenna Hall Auditorium)

3:00 – 5:00 PM:  Poster session and reception (McKenna Hall 100-104, 112-114)  revised_poster_abstracts