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Dec 14, 2017, 12:51 PM by Melodi Moore

News from the Gulf Coast Consortia
A Collaboration of Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, University of Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Institute of Biosciences & Technology of Texas A&M Health Science Center


Registration open: Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Stewardship, January 17-19, 2018

ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED until December 18 and FEES WAIVED for POSTER PRESENTERS.  This year, we have partnered with the City of Houston Public Health Department to host a 3 day conference packed with global leaders in antimicrobial resistance research, stewardship, and policy. Keynote speakers include Helen Boucher, MD. Tufts University; Patrice Courvalin, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France; and Ramanan Laxminarayan, Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy and Princeton University.  Special invited speakers include Louis Rice, Brown University; Victor Torres, New York University; Truc T. Tran, UTHealth; Karen Bush, Indiana University; David Greenberg, UT Southwestern; Maria F. Mojica, Universidad El Bosque, Colombia; David Weiss, Emory University; Alexander Mankin, University of Illinois at Chicago; William R. Miller, UTHealth; Charles Darkoh, UTHealth; Anthony Maresso, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine; Yohei Doi, University of Pittsburgh; Angela Caliendo, Brown University; Blake Hanson, UTHealth; Ashley Robinson, U Mississippi; Tim Peto, University of Oxford; Barry Kreiswirth, Rutgers University; Lorena Diaz, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia; Tor Savidge, Baylor College of Medicine; Jessica Galloway-Pena, MD Anderson; Herbert DuPont, UTHealth; Nimalie Stone, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Jason Newland, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; Barbara Trautner, Baylor College of Medicine; Frank Tverdek, MD Anderson; Kristi Kuper,  Vizient, Inc.; Kevin Garey, University of Houston; Blake Hanson, UTHealth, and M. Michael Shabot, Memorial Hermann Health System.  This conference will take place in the Bioscience Research Collaborative Auditorium and Event Space.  See conference website for more information. Registration.

Registration open: First Center for Neuroscience and Machine Learning NeuroNex Workshop, January 25

First Center for Neuroscience and Machine Learning NeuroNex workshop. The goal of to develop statistical and analytical tools to infer and interpret multivariate interactions from neural data. Our first workshop will introduce the problems we aim to address, the statistical and mathematical tools as well as the types of data we will use to answer them. Trainees or researchers interested in collaborating or joining the project are encouraged to attend. Registration.

Registration open: GCC for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience 15th Annual Conference, January 26

Confirmed speakers include Stuart Geman, James Manning Professor of Applied Mathematics, Brown University; Cristina Savin, Assistant Professor of Neural Science and Data Science, New York University Center for Data Science; and Shaul Druckman, Visiting Scientist and Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus.  The conference and poster session will be at the BioScience Research Collaborative, 6500 Main St.  Organizers are Fabrizio Gabbiani, Baylor College of Medicine; Krešimir Josić, University of Houston; Xaq Pitkow, Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine; Harel Shouval, UT Health Science Center.  Registration Questions, contact Karen Ethun.

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