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6th Annual FUTURE in Biomedicine℠ ProgramResearch Symposium
Friday, August 1, 2014
Beisner Auditorium, 3rd Floor BSB
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1:00 pm - Introductory Remarks - Madeline A. Shea, Ph.D.
1:15 pm - Ryan Bezy, Ph.D. - Mt. Mercy University, Cedar RapidsCharacterization of YedR, a Novel Cell Division Protein in Escherichia coliUI Host: David Weiss, Microbiology
1:35 pm - Shawn Ellerbroek, Ph.D. - Wartburg College, WaverlyCoupling Actin to Cell AdhesionsUI Host: Kris DeMali, Biochemistry
1:55 pm - BREAK
2:05 pm - Randy Mercer, Ph.D. - Hawkeye Community College, WaterlooBetter Futures for Iowans FellowVariability in Wolbachia Infections of Mosquitoes: a Key to Invasion Success?UI Host: Wendy Maury, Microbiology
2:25 pm - Stephanie Toering Peters, Ph.D. - Wartburg College, WaverlyLoss of Dgk Impairs Synapse Function and StructureUI Host: Andy Frank, Anatomy and Cell Biology
2:45 pm - Poster Presentations by Undergraduate Researchers and Alumni
3:20 pm - Adam Moser, Ph.D. - Loras College, DubuqueSimulating Phosphoproteins using Coarse Grain ModelsUI Host: Adrian Elcock, Biochemistry
3:40 pm - Jerry Honts, Ph.D. - Drake University, Des MoinesTetrahymena Tcb2 Protein: a Novel Calcium-binding Protein that Forms a Contractile AssemblyUI Host: Madeline Shea, Biochemistry
4:00 pm - BREAK
4:10 pm - Michael Leonardo, Ph.D. - Coe College, Cedar RapidsControl of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Biofilm Formation by Intra- and Interspecies CommunicationUI Host: Linda McCarter, Microbiology
4:30 pm - Ugur Akgun, Ph.D. - Coe College, Cedar RapidsProton Imaging with a High Density Scintillating Glass CalorimeterUI Host: Dongxu Wang, Radiation Oncology
4:50 pm - Closing Remarks - Madeline A. Shea, Ph.D., Director
Chas Messer, Michael Leonardo, Ph.D. (2014 Fellow) and Linda McCarter, Ph.D. (UI Microbiology)Mixed Strain Biofilms: Competition and Cooperation between Vibrio and Shewanella Strains
Amy Dong, David Pritchett, Ugur Akgun, Ph.D. (2014 Fellow) and Dongxu Wang, Ph.D. (UI Radiation Oncology)Simulating A Glass Proton Imaging Detector
Alexis Hanson, Jason Derby, Adam Moser, Ph.D. (2014 Fellow) and Adrian Elcock, Ph.D. (UI Biochemistry)Developing Force Fields for Phosphoprotein Simulations
David Stanek, Ryan Bezy, Ph.D. (2014 Senior Fellow) and David Weiss, Ph.D. (UI Microbiology)A Genetic Analysis of the Role of yedR in Escherichia coli Cell Divisions
Jessa Bidwell, Stephanie Toering Peters, Ph.D. (2014 Senior Fellow) and Andy Frank, Ph.D. (UI Anatomy and Cell Biology)The Roles of Diacylglycerol Kinase in Synapse Development and Function
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