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Gulf Coast Consortia Update - November 6

Nov 6, 2020, 16:41 PM by Melodi Moore


Keck Seminars 
Upcoming Keck Seminar speakers include Dr. Nicholas Navin, MD Anderson (11/13) and Dr. Keegan Korthauer, Univ. of British Columbia (11/20). Seminars begin at 4:00pm CST and will be transmitted virtually over Zoom for the Fall 2020 semester. Seminars are free and open to the public. To receive the Keck Seminar weekly reminder and Zoom login information, please email Shannon MohrmanKeck Seminar Schedule

GCC MHR Medicinal Cannabinoids Workgroup Kickoff Meet-and-Greet, Nov. 9

Sponsored by the GCC Mental Health Research Cluster, the goal of this meeting is to facilitate new collaborations by giving members of this workgroup the opportunity to present their own research interests and expertise as well as hear about that of other members. The event will take place via Zoom on Nov. 9 from 1:00-2:30pm CST. On the registration site, you will have the opportunity to indicate your interest in presenting a short rapid-fire introduction to your research. The deadline to sign up for a talk is TODAY, November 4th by 5 pm. There will be designated time for Q&A as well as additional opportunities for interaction in the chat. Registration.

Online: 2ndAnnual GCC Translational Imaging Conference: AI and Machine Learning in Imaging, Nov. 10

Speakers include: Shella Keilholz, Georgia Tech/Emory Univ.; Maryellen Giger, Univ. of Chicago; David Fuentes, MD Anderson; Kristy Brock, MD Anderson; Ananth Annapragada, Baylor College of Medicine; Cristian Badea, Duke Univ.; Ponnada A. Narayana, UTHealth Science Center at Houston; Brett Shoelson, MatLab. Conference Website Registration

Save the Date: GCC IDDD Round Table Workshop Academic Industry Partnerships, Nov. 12

This workshop will present opportunities for academic researchers to partner with two different industry partners. Speakers include Dr. Fiona Mack, Head of JLabs@TMC and Sushmita Lahiri, External Innovation, Boehringer Ingelheim. Stay tuned for more information.

Online: GCC TPR November #Pain2020 Workshop, Nov. 13

This month’s workshop will focus on Headache and Migraine. Featuring Zachariah Bertels, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago; Katelyn E. Sadler, Medical College of Wisconsin; Martin Rasmussen, NIH/Copenhagen Univ.; and Bianca Mason, UT Dallas. 1:00-2:00pm CST. Registration

Online: GCC Hot Topics in Imaging Seminar Series, Nov. 18

Join us for the third installment of our new  “Hot Topics in Imaging” series sponsored by the GCC Translational Imaging ClusterDr. Irina Larina, Baylor College of Medicine, will present Shining Light on Early Development. 1:00-2:00pm CST. Registration

Online: GCC AI in Healthcare Cluster Meet-and-Greet, Nov. 19

This and future meet-and-greet events will include short talks/introductions with time for questions. We will hear from eight of our members about their research interests, expertise, and future collaboration goals. 1:00-2:00pm CST. Registration

Online: Rigor and Reproducibility Workshop, Dec. 4

1st place winner of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2017 Innovations in Research and Research Education Award, this exciting workshop brings together highly acclaimed experts in rigor and reproducibility in research topics including data analysis, experimental design, resource sharing, publication and reporting, and more. With speakers and facilitators from all 7 of our GCC institutions, this interactive workshop has proven to be very effective as well as a lot of fun. The workshop will take place from 9:15am-3pm CST, via Zoom. Registration

Online: 2ndAnnual GCC Cellular and Molecular Biophysics Conference, Dec. 9-11

Online: 4thAnnual TMC Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Conference, Jan. 26-28, 2021

Confirmed speakers include Robert Bonomo, Case Western Reserve Univ.; Robert Britton, Baylor College of Medicine; Henry Chambers, Univ. of California, San Francisco; Anrea Cruz, Baylor College of Medicine; Scott Flanders, Univ. of Michigan; Vance Fowler, Duke Univ.; Danielle Garsin, UT Health Science Center at Houston; Tom Giordano, Baylor College of Medicine; Matt Goetz, Univ. of California, Los Angeles/VA; Blake Hanson, UT Health Science Center at Houston; Lee Harrison, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Robert Jenq, MD Anderson; Anthony Maresso, Baylor College of Medicine; William Miller, UT Health Science Center at Houston; Robin Patel, Mayo Clinic; Trish Perl, UT Southwestern; Katherine Perez, Houston Methodist Research Institute; Hans Georg Sahl, Univ. of Bonn, Germany; Pranita Tamma, Johns Hopkins; Netanya Utay, UT Health Science Center at Houston; David Weiss, Emory Univ.; and Gerry Wright, Univ. of McMaster, Hamilton, Canada. Conference Website

Online: 18thAnnual GCC Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Conference, Jan. 29, 2021
Confirmed speakers include Daniella Witten, Univ. of Washington; Claudia Clopath, Imperial College London; and Bobby Kasthuri, Univ. of Chicago. Conference Website Registration

Save the Date: GCC Regenerative Medicine Conference, February 16, 2021

Save the Date: GCC Translational Pain Research Conference, April 8, 2021

Confirmed speaker, Walter Koroshetz, Director, NINDS. Stay tuned for more information.

Rescheduled: 2ndAnnual GCC Innovative Drug Discovery and Development Conference, New Date: May 10-11, 2021

Save the date and stay tuned for speaker updates. Confirmed speakers include Harvey Lodish, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Imran Alibhai, CEO Tvardi Therapeutics;  Armen Shanafelt, Lilly Ventures;  Mike Davies, MD Anderson; Alexandra Walsh, Texas A&M Univ.; James Inglese, NIH/NCATS; Larry Sklar, Univ. New Mexico; Anne Carpenter, Broad Institute; Jason Bock, MD Anderson; John Joslin, Genomics Institute of Novartis, and Katy Rezvani, MD Anderson. Conference Website Registration