Program

Monday, September 25, 2006

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Medical student research presentations
Speakers TBA
LOCATION: Searle Center Lecture Hall
 
Graduate student research presentations
Speakers TBA
LOCATION: Bryan Research Building Auditorium (Room 103)
 
 
12:00 – 1:00 pm
 
Lunch break
 
 
 
1:00 – 3:00 pm
 
Medical and graduate student research poster session
LOCATION: Searle Center
 
 
 

Location: Searle Center Lecture Hall

3:30 – 3:40 pm
 
Introduction and Welcome
R. Sanders Williams, M.D.
Dean, Duke University School of Medicine
 
 
 
 
3:40 – 4:00 pm
 
Presentation of Student Research Awards
Edward Halperin, M.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Vice Dean of Education
Duke University School of Medicine
 
 
 
4:00 pm
 
Introduction of Paul Nurse
Peter C. Agre, M.D.
2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Vice Chancellor for Science and Technology
James B. Duke Professor of Cell Biology and Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
 
 
 
4:05 – 5:05 pm
 
Chancellor’s Lecture and Keynote
“The Great Ideas of Biology”
2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
President, The Rockefeller University
 
Dr. Nurse’s lecture will be simulcast to the Schiciano Auditorium in the Fitzpatrick CIEMAS Building.
 
 
 
5:05 – 5:35 pm
 
Q&A
 
 
 


Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Location: Searle Center Lecture Hall (broadcast to Schiciano Auditorium in the Fitzpatrick CIEMAS Building)
 
 
 
8:10 – 8:30 am
 
Welcoming Remarks
Victor J. Dzau, M.D.
R. Sanders Williams, M.D.
 
 
 

Plenary Session:

8:30 – 9:00 am
 
“Unraveling the Sense of Smell”
2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Associate Director, Basic Science Division, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Affiliate Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Washington, Seattle
 
 
 

Concurrent Sessions:

 
Searle Center Lecture Hall
Fitzpatrick CIEMAS
 
 
 
 
 
9:15 – 9:45 am
 
“An Ambitious Agenda for Science: Spreading Innovation and Rationality”
Bruce Alberts, Ph.D.
Former President, National Academy of Sciences
Professor, Dept. Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of California, San Francisco
 
“Genetics, Genomics and the Future of Medicine”
Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D.
Sterling Professor of Genetics and Chairman,
Department of Genetics
Sterling Professor of Medicine and Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry
Investigator, HHMI
Yale University School of Medicine
 
 
 
 
 
10:00 – 10:30 am
 
“Curiosities About Growth Factor Signaling in the Adult Brain”
Steven L. McKnight, Ph.D.
Distinguished Chair in Basic Biomedical Research
Sam G. Winstead and F. Andrew Bell Distinguished Chair in Biochemistry
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
 
“Telomerase and the Consequences of Telomere Dysfunction”
Carol W. Greider, Ph.D.
Daniel Nathans Professor and Director
Dept. of Molecular Biology & Genetics
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
 
 
 
 
 
10:45 – 11:00 am
 
BREAK
 
BREAK
 
 
 
 
 
11:00 – 11:30 am
 
“Genetic Protection from Coronary Atherosclerosis: From Genes to Public Health”
Helen H. Hobbs, M.D.
Investigator, HHMI
Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular Genetics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
 
“Transcriptional Control of Heart Development and Disease”
Eric N. Olson, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Molecular Biology
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
 
 
 
 
 
11:45 – 12:15 pm
 
“Novel Neural Messengers”
Solomon H. Snyder, M.D.
Distinguished Service Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychiatry
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
 
“From Understanding the Ribosome Structure and Function to Designing New Antibiotics”
Thomas A. Steitz, Ph.D.
Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Yale University
 
 
 
 
 
12:30 – 1:00 pm
 
“Bacterial-Host Iron Wars”
Christopher T. Walsh, Ph.D.
Hamilton Kuhn Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Harvard Medical School
 
“Genomic Approaches to Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy”
Bruce Stillman, Ph.D.
President
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
 
 
 
1:10 – 2:00 pm
 
Lunch break [Boxed lunches will be available for purchase at both auditoriums for $7 each, cash only.]
 
 
 

Plenary Session:

Location: Searle Center Lecture Hall (broadcast to Fitzpatrick)
 
 
 
2:00 – 3:00 pm
 
“How To Solve a Scientific Puzzle: Clues from Broadway and Stockholm”
1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Regental Professor
Julie and Louis A Beecherl Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Sciences
Chairman, Department of Molecular Genetics
Paul J. Thomas Professor of Medicine and Genetics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dalla
 
 
 
3:30 pm
 
Closing Remarks
Victor J. Dzau, M.D.
 
 
 
3:30 – 4:00 pm
 
Reception, Searle Center

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