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GCC Updates - December 16

Dec 16, 2020, 13:32 PM by Melodi Moore


The Training Interdisciplinary Pharmacological Scientists (TIPS) program (T32GM120011; Program Director Dr. Carmen Dessauer, UTHealth) welcomes its new Predoctoral fellowship recipient: Harmon Greenway (BCM; mentors Jin Wang and Bert O’Malley, BCM).

Upcoming Events

 Online: Hot Topics in Imaging: From Pixels to Models: Introduction to Image Analysis with MATLAB, Dec. 16

Sponsored by the GCC Translational Imaging Cluster, this month’s speaker is Brett Shoelson, Principal Application Engineer MATLAB. December 16, 1:00-2:00pm CST. Registration 

Online: IDDD Roundtable Workshop: Computer-Aided Drug Discovery, Jan. 14

Sponsored by the Gulf Coast Consortium for Innovative Drug Discovery and Development, this month’s speaker is Rajiah Denny, Sr. VP, HotSpot Therapeutics. January 14, 3:30-5:00pm CST. 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

Online: GCC Regenerative Medicine Conference, February 16, 2021

Confirmed keynote speakers include Maria T. Millan, California Institute of Regenerative Medicine and Tom Bollenbach, ARMI/BioFabUSA. Local speakers include Laura Smith Callahan, UT Health Science Center at Houston; George T. Eisenhoffer, MD Anderson; Camila Hochman Mendez, Texas Heart Institute; Renita Horton, Univ. of Houston; Henri Justino, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital; Nhat-Tu Le, Houston Methodist Research Institute; Ross A. Poché, Baylor College of Medicine; and Aryeh Warmflash, Rice Univ. Conference Website

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