Gulf Coast Consortia Update - December 2

Dec 2, 2020, 14:44 PM by Melodi Moore

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*Note UTMB presenters in RED

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-3:00pm CST, via Zoom. Registration

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

Confirmed keynote speakers include Ilya Finkelstein, Univ. of Texas; Tamir Gonen, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; David Baker, Univ. of Washington; Serena Nik-Zainal, Univ. of Cambridge; Hong Wang, North Carolina State Univ.; and Eva Nogales, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Plenary speakers include Vasanthi Jayaraman, UT Health Science Center at Houston; Matt Baker, UT Health Science Center at Houston; Alex Gorfe, UT Health Science Center at Houston; Irina Serysheva, UT Health Science Center at Houston; Steve Ludtke, Baylor College of Medicine; Marc Morais, UT Medical Branch at Galveston; and Anna-Karin Gustavsson, Rice Univ. December 9-11, 9:00am-1:00pm CST daily. Conference Website

Online: Single Cell Omics Panel Discussion, Dec. 14

Sponsored by the GCC Single Cell Omics Cluster, the first discussion will take place from 2:00-3:00pm CST and will provide a brief introduction to single cell technologies and local core resources. Speakers include Drs. Rui Chen (BCM), Nick Navin (MDA), and Zhongming Zhao (UTHealth) who lead the Single Cell Genomics CoreCPRIT Single CoreCancer Genomics Center, respectively, which are all designated as shared cores under the GCC MOU for shared cores. The panel discussion will be followed by time for Q&A. Registration.

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 7-8, 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

Rescheduled: 3rdAnnual GCC Mental Health Research Symposium: Neurobiology and Translational Psychiatry, September, 2021

Save the date and stay tuned for speaker updates. Confirmed speaker: Joshua Gordon, NIMH/NIH. Conference Website