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Gulf Coast Consortia - April 28, 2021

May 4, 2021, 17:16 PM by Melodi Moore

Upcoming Events 

Keck Seminar, April 30

Dr. Margie Moczygemba, IBT, Texas A&M University, presents Automated High-Throughput Flow Cytometry for Cancer Drug Discovery. Seminars are open to the public and held virtually via zoom from 4:00-5:00pm CDT on Fridays. To receive the Keck Seminar weekly reminders and Zoom login information, please contact Vanessa Herrera or join our Keck Seminar listserv. Keck Seminar Schedule

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

Attendees will hear from CPRIT on future directions and opportunities in cancer drug development, and will be able to learn about the exceptional drug discovery and development core resources that are available in the Gulf Coast region and across Texas, as well as interact with those core directors in breakout rooms. Confirmed speakers include Imran Alibhai, CEO Tvardi Therapeutics; Rima Al-awar, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research; Jason Bock, MD Anderson; Mike Davies, MD Anderson; Emilia Di Francesco, MD Anderson; Sarah Hein, TMCx; James Inglese, NIH/NCATS; Sara Johnson, Baylor College of Medicine; Lyn Jones, Harvard Univ.; John Joslin, Genomics Institute of Novartis; Elisabetta Leo, AstraZeneca; Craig Lindsley, Vanderbilt Univ.; Harvey Lodish, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Tom Lynch, Jr., Fred Hutch; Reid Powell, IBT, Texas A&M Univ.; Cliona Rooney, Baylor College of Medicine; Vlad Sandulace, Baylor College of Medicine; Haifa Shen, Houston Methodist Research Institute; Larry Sklar, Univ. New Mexico; Nakia Spencer, MD Anderson; Fabio Stossi, Baylor College of Medicine; Cindy WalkerPeach, CPRIT; Alexandra Walsh, Texas A&M Univ.; and Alex Waterson, Vanderbilt Univ.

Conference Website Registration

Data Science Consulting Clinic, Every Monday

This clinic is free and open to the GCC community. Rice D2K Lab faculty and students provide advice and assistance with any data science challenges you might have. Mondays, 1:30-4:30 pm; Online via Zoom (Link); for more information:

Save the Date: Rigor and Reproducibility Workshop, May 27

Rescheduled: 3rdAnnual GCC Mental Health Research Symposium: Neurobiology and Translational Psychiatry, Sept. 21, 2021

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

Save the Date: 2nd Annual GCC Single Cell Omics Symposium, Oct. 7

Save the Date: 31st Keck Annual Research Conference, Friday, Oct. 22

Theme: Infectious Diseases: Emerging Threats and Emerging Technologies. Co-chairs: Terri Koehler, UTHealth, and Sam Shelburne, MD Anderson. Confirmed speakers include Deborah Hogan, Peter Kasson, Gerald Keusch, and Jeffery Taubenberger.

Save the Date: Future Trends in Quantitative and Theranostic Imaging, Nov. 2-3

Confirmed speakers include Dara Kraitchman, Johns Hopkins, and David Hormuth, UT Austin.

Highlighted Shared Core of the Month

The Animal Behavior Core (ABC) at University of Houston provides a full range of behavioral testing services. The ABC encompasses approximately 2000 ft2 of area including 11 separate testing rooms and a wide variety of behavioral testing equipment. All assessments are available for both mouse and rat models. We also utilize the latest Noldus software for acquisition and analysis of numerous behavioral measures. For more information contact Colin at