MECHANISMS OF DISEASE RESEARCH & RECRUITMENT CONFERENCE

August 4 - 6, 2022

Discover research advancements, career opportunities, and entry points into industry companies.

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SCIENTIFIC SESSION TOPICS

Disease & Development


Rare Diseases

Infectious Disease

Genetic Mechanisms

Developmental Genetics & Signaling

Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression

Chromosomal & Genome Stability

Computational Biology

Drugs & Pharmacology

Drug Design

Delivery of Molecules & Biologics

Bioanalytical Chemistry

Pharmacology

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Dr. Erin E. Young

University of Kansas Medical Center

Gabriel da Silva Pescador

Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Dr. Zachary Fischer

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Chiswili Yves Chabu

University of Missouri

Rex Hafenstine

Wichita State University

Griffin Welfer

University of Kansas Medical Center

Hannah Miller

Kansas State University

Prabhavie Opallage

University of Kansas

Dr. Gerald Wyckoff

Zorilla Research/University of Missouri-Kansas City

Tammie Wahaus

Elias Animal Health

Dr. Kieran Pemberton

Children's Mercy Research Institute

Luciana Castellano

Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Dr. Doug Wright

University of Kansas Medical Center

Eric Lundstrom

Pfizer

Alice Bedois

Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Dr. Nuria Lara

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Dr. Brian D. Ackley

University of Kansas

Dr. Bing Zang

University of Missouri

Dr. Daniel Montezano

University of Kansas

Dr. David Akinbo

Kansas State University

Abigail Kreznor

Kansas State University

Nadia Alissa

University of Kansas Medical Center

Dr. Michael Coe

Phoreus Biotechnology Inc.

Allison Schweiker

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Bryan Murphy

University of Kansas Medical Center

Chamandi Dampalla Gamachchige

Wichita State University

Dr. Thomas Beadnell

Eurofins Viracor

Valerie Welfer

Pfizer

Asha Rankoth Arachchige

Wichita State University

Dr. Eduardo Rosa-Molinar

University of Kansas

Dr. Olivia Veatch

University of Kansas Medical Center

Dr. Michay Diez

Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Leena Kader

University of Kansas Medical Center

Benjamin Ryan

University of Kansas Medical Center

Hyma Mandapaka

Wichita State University

Mai Mostafa

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Dr. Teruna Siahaan

University of Kansas

Dr. Ana Cohen

Children's Mercy Kansas City/The University of Missouri-Kansas City

Dana Rademacher

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Samalee Banerjee

University of Kansas

Dr. Jennifer Radosevich

Hill's Pet Nutrition

Dr. Mark Wissel

Eurofins Viracor

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Thursday, August 4

1:00pm-2:00pm

Registration

Location: Children’s Mercy Park

2:00pm-3:30pm

Developmental Genetics & Signaling

Location: Brewhouse

2:00pm-3:30pm

Drug Design

Location: Executive Suite

3:30pm-4:00pm

Keynote

Location: Brewhouse

4:00pm-4:30pm

Coffee Break

4:30pm-6:30pm

Poster Session

Location: UMB Field Club

7:30pm-9:30pm

Dinner

Location: Boulevard Brewery

Friday, August 5

7:00am-8:00am

Breakfast & Registration

8:00am-8:30am

Keynote

Location: Brewhouse

8:30am-10:00am

Delivery of Molecules & Biologics

Location: Brewhouse

8:30am-10:00am

Computational Biology

Location: Executive Suite

10:00am-10:30am

Coffee Break

10:30am-11:30am

Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression

Location: Wise Power Shield

10:30am-11:30am

Bioanalytical Chemistry

Location: Executive Suite

11:30am-1:00pm

Lunch & Keynote

Location: Brewhouse

1:00pm-2:00pm

Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression

Location: Wise Power Shield

1:00pm-1:30pm

Bioanalytical Chemistry

Location: Executive Suite

1:30pm-3:00pm

Pharmacology

Location: Executive Suite

2:00pm-3:00pm

Chromosomal & Genome Stability

Location: Brewhouse

3:00pm-3:30pm

Coffee Break

3:30pm-5:00pm

Rare Diseases

Location: Brewhouse

3:30pm-5:00pm

Infectious Diseases

Location: Executive Suite

5:00pm-5:30pm

Keynote

Location: Brewhouse

6:00pm-8:00pm

Dinner

Saturday, August 6

11:00am

Doors Open

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