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IIGB Retreat - October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017
  9 a.m.–6 p.m.


Location: Genomics Building
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Category: Symposium

Description:

IIGB Retreat on October 20, 2017


IIGB Retreat
Genomics Auditorium
Friday, October 20, 2017


9:15 – 9:50 Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:50 – 10:00 Welcome/Introduction – Katie
10:00-11:00 Elliot Meyerowitz (Cal Tech): Mechanical Signaling and Pattern Formation in a Plant Stem Cell Niche
11:00 – 11:20 Cindy Larive: Identification of a novel metabolite – malylglutamate
11:20-11:40 Ian Wheeldon: Leveraging CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing tools to engineer non-traditional yeasts for chemical biosynthesis
11:40 – 12:00 Anupama Dahanukar: Bitter-sweet mechanisms of food choice in Drosophila
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 1:50 Chia-en Chang: The unreasonable effectiveness of computers in biological sciences
1:50 – 2:10 Dimitri Morikis: Multiscale Computational Modeling of Proteins, Complexes, and Pathways
2:10 – 2:30 Meera Nair: Gene expression analysis and functional assays to investigate innate immune cells in worm infection
2:30 - 2:50 Mark Alber: Coupled Multi-scale Modeling and Experimental Study of Early Development
2:50 – 3:20 Coffee Break
3:20 – 3:50 Sue Wessler: A Good Fit: The Dynamic Genome Program at UC Riverside
3:50 – 4:10 Ryan Julian: Spatial Distribution of Protein Isomerization in the Human Lens: The Battle between Spontaneous Degradation and PIMT
4:10 – 4:30 Jay Kirkwood: New Metabolomics Core – Vision and Use for UCR research
4:30-4:50 Seed Funding/Wrap-up – Katie
5:00 Reception


Faculty, staff, postdocs and students are welcome! Please register early as space is limited!


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Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Institute for Integrative Genome Biology

Contact Information:
Institute for Integrative Genome Biology
(951) 827-7177
genomics@ucr.edu