Agenda 2019

Day 1: October 28, 2019

Time

Session

Room Assignment

8:00am - 8:40am

Registration

Lower Level Lobby

8:40am - 9:00am

Welcoming Remarks

Bruce Tromberg, NIBIB Institute Director

Room E1/E2

9:00am - 9:45am

Keynote Speaker

Challenges and Opportunities for Mammalian Synthetic Biology

Ron Weiss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Room E1/E2

 

Part 1:

9:45am - 10:45am

 

Break:

10:45am - 11:00am

 

Part 2:

11:00am - 12:00pm

Breakout Session I

 

Embryogenesis & Morphogenesis

Room C1/C2

Moderator: Ahmad Khalil, Boston University

NIH Program Officer(s): Mahua Mukhopadhyay, (NICHD) & Tuba Fehr (NICHD)                        

 

 

Natural Products

Room E1/E2

 

Moderator: Mary Dunlop, Boston University

NIH Program Officer(s): Craig Hopp (NCCIH) 

 

 

 

 

Vaccine Development

Room G1/G2

 

Moderator: Julius Lucks, Northwestern University

NIH Program Officer(s): Brigitte Sanders (NIAID) & Karen Lacourciere (NIAID)        

 

 

 

Immunotherapy

Room F1/F2

 

Moderator: Josh Leonard,  Northwestern University

NIH Program Officer(s): Kevin Howcroft (NCI) 

 

 

 

 

 

*Please see room assignments under breakout session topic

12:00pm - 1:00pm Networking Lunch (Optional) Room A/B

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Grant/Technical Writing Session - Principal Investigators

Room E1/E2         

Presentation: Discussion of different funding mechanisms (R01s, R03s, and R21s), application process, and peer-reviewed process

Craig Giroux, NIH Scientific Review Officer

Panel Discussion: Interactive Q&A session with panel speakers

Craig Giroux, NIH Scientific Review Officer
Josh Leonard, Northwestern University
David Rampulla, NIBIB Program Director

Grant/Technical Writing Session - Trainees          

Room F1/F2                                               

Presentation: Discussion of T's, K's, and F's and how these are different from other research grants                                                                                 

Manana Sukhareva, NIBIB Director, Office of Scientific Review
Tiffani Bailey Lash, NIBIB Program Director

Panel Discussion: Interactive Q&A session with panel speakers

Manana Sukhareva, NIBIB Director, Office of Scientific Review
Tiffani Bailey Lash, NIBIB Program Director

 

 

 

*Please see room assignments under breakout session topic

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Break

Lobby

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Poster Session

Atrium

 

Day 2: October 29, 2019

Time

Session

Room Assignment

8:00am - 8:30am

Registration

Lower Level Lobby

8:30am - 8:40am

Welcoming Remarks

David Rampulla, NIBIB Program Director

Room E1/E2

 

 

Part 1:

8:40am - 9:40am

 

Break:

9:40am - 10:00am

 

Part 2:

10:00am - 11:00am

Breakout Session II

 

Embryogenesis & Morphogenesis

Room C1/C2

Moderator: Tara Deans, University of Utah

NIH Program Officer(s): Mahua Mukhopadhyay (NICHD) & Tuba Fehr (NICHD)    

 

 

 

Natural Products

Room E1/E2

 

Moderator: Mary Dunlop, Boston University

NIH Program Officer(s): Craig Hopp (NCCIH) 

 

 

Vaccine Development

Room G1/G2

 

Moderator: Julius Lucks, Northwestern University

NIH Program Officer(s): Brigitte Sanders (NIAID) & Karen Lacourciere (NIAID)    

 

 

 

Immunotherapy

Room F1/F2

 

Moderator: Josh Leonard,  Northwestern University

NIH Program Officer(s): Anthony Welch (NCI)

 

 

 

 

*Please see room assignments under breakout session topic

11:00am - 11:30am       

Break and Breakout Summary Preparation

Lobby

11:30am - 12:15pm

Breakout Readout

Room E1/E2

12:15pm - 1:15pm    

Networking Lunch (Optional)

Room A/B
1:15pm - 2:00pm

Synthetic Biology at the NIH: Overview

Brief presentations from NIH ICs with interest in Synthetic Biology

Michelle Bond, NIGMS Program Director
Craig Hopp, NCCIH Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Research
Jerry Li, NCI Program Director
Mahua Mukhopadhyay, NICHD Program Officer
David Rampulla, NIBIB Program Director
Brigitte Sanders, NIAID Health Scientist Administrator
Michael Smith, NHGRI Program Director
Room E1/E2

2:00pm - 2:15pm                            

Break

Lobby
2:15pm - 3:15pm

IC Roundtable

Talk with NIH Program Officers about your research, grant mechanisms, and IC missions

Room E1/E2:

NIBIB and NIGMS

 

Room G1/G2:

NCI and NIAID

 

Room C1/C2:

NCCIH and NICHD

3:15pm - 3:30pm

Closing Remarks

Josh Leonard, Northwestern University

Room E1/E2