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Wednesday, 18 October

3:00 p.m. On-Site Registration for Activities
Alumni Hall Foyer, 1st Floor
 
     
4:00 p.m.

Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Scholars Lecture
Alumni Hall, Science Lecture Hall, Third Floor

Career Symposium for Postdocs and Graduate Students—Exploring Your Passions and Recognizing Your Potential (4-6 PM)
University Club, 123 University Ave., Ballroom B
 

 

 

4:45 p.m.

Michael G. Wells Student Health Care Competition and Kuzneski Innovation Cup Winner Announcement
Alumni Hall, Science Lecture Hall, Third Floor

 
5:00 p.m.

Opening Reception and Innovation Showcase
Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom, First Floor

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7:00 p.m.

 

 

Thursday, 19 October


8:00 a.m.

On-Site Registration for Event
Alumni Hall Foyer, 1st Floor

 

 

9:00 a.m.

Spotlight Session 1
Tumor and Transplant Immunology

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Schenley Ballroom 3

Spotlight Session 2
Big Data, Machine Learning, Statistics, and Artificial Intelligence

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Schenley Ballroom 4

Spotlight Session 3
Ecosystem Earth: Strategies To Assure a Healthy Future

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Carnegie Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:30 a.m.

Exhibit Break
Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom, First Floor

11:00 a.m.

Plenary Session 1—Mellon Lecture
Alumni Hall, Science Lecture Hall, Third Floor

 

 

 

 

12:30 p.m.

Exhibits & Lunch
Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom, First Floor

   
1:00 p.m.

Poster Session 1
Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom, First Floor

 
 

 

 

 

2:00 p.m.

Spotlight Session 4
Computational Neuroscience
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Schenley Ballroom 4

Spotlight Session 5
Complex Design, Engineered Molecules, and Tiny Tools

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Schenley Ballroom 3

Spotlight Session 6—
Intruders and Invaders
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Carnegie Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:30 p.m.

Exhibit Break
Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom, First Floor

4:00 p.m.

Plenary Session 2—Provost Lecture
Alumni Hall, Science Lecture Hall, Third Floor

 

 

5:15 p.m.

Undergraduate Research Poster Reception
Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom, First Floor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7:00 p.m.

 

 

Friday, 20 October

8:00 a.m.

On-Site Registration for Event
Alumni Hall Foyer, 1st Floor

 

 

9:00 a.m.

Spotlight Session 7
Gene Editing and DNA Fidelity
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Schenley Ballroom 3

Spotlight Session 8
Cybersecurity and Privacy
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Carnegie Room

Spotlight Session 9—
It’s All about Networking
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Schenley Ballroom 4

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
10:30 a.m.

Exhibit Break,
Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom, First Floor

11:00 a.m.

Plenary Session 3—Dickson Prize in Medicine Lecture
Alumni Hall, Science Lecture Hall, Third Floor

 

 

 

 

12:30 p.m.

Lunch & Last Call for Exhibits
Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom, First Floor

1:00 p.m.

Poster Session 2
Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom, First Floor

   
2:00 p.m.

Spotlight Session 10
RNA Processing

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Schenley Ballroom 4

Spotlight Session 11
Protein Structure and Dynamics
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Carnegie Room

Spotlight Session 12—
Interventions for Aging Bodies and Brains

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, Schenley Ballroom 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:30 p.m.

Break
Alumni Hall Foyer, 1st Floor

4:00 p.m.

Plenary Session 4—Hofmann Lecture
Alumni Hall, Science Lecture Hall, Third Floor

 

 

5:00 p.m.

End of Conference