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Gulf Coast Consortia Update - January 19

Jan 19, 2022, 12:03 PM by Melodi Moore

Upcoming Events

Keck Seminar, Friday, Jan. 21, 4:00 CST – Online only

Angela Ross, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Informatics at UT Health Science Center at Houston. This talk is part of the Innovation & Diversity in Biomedical Science Seminar Series. Upcoming speakers include Rafael Rosengarten, Genialis (Jan. 28, online only), Ted Wensel, Baylor College of Medicine (Feb. 4); James Chappell, Rice University (Feb. 18); and Maria Marco, UC Davis (March 11). Seminars are held Fridays, 4-5 pm CST. To receive the Keck Seminar weekly reminders and Zoom login information, please contact for that day’s link, or to join our Keck Seminar listserv. Keck Seminar Schedule

Online: 5th Annual Texas Medical Center Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Conference, Jan. 19-21

Confirmed speakers include: Cesar Arias, Houston Methodist; Dierdre Axell-House, Baylor College of Medicine; Nick Beyda, Univ. of Houston; Roby Bhattacharyya, Harvard Univ.; Karen Bush, Univ. of Indiana; Ashok Chopra, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch; Hana El Sahy, Baylor College of Medicine; Taryn Eubank, Houston Methodist; Anthony Flores, Univ. of Texas Health Science Center Houston; Vance Fowler, Duke Univ.; Kevin Garey, Univ. of Houston; Shruti Gohill, Univ. of California Irvine; Shantanu Guha, Univ. of Texas Health Science Center Houston; Dimitrios Kontoyiannis, MD Anderson Cancer Center; Mihalis Lionakis, NIAID; Wesley Long, Houston Methodist; Alexander Mankin, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Monica Mahoney, Harvard Univ.; William Miller, Univ. of Texas Health Science Center Houston; Bruce Mueller, Univ. of Michigan Ann Arbor; Jim Musser, Houston Methodist; Priya Nori, Montefiore Medical Center; Suhyeorn Jane Park, Baylor College of Medicine; Katherine Perez, Houston Methodist; Mariana Gomes de Pinho, Univ. of Lisbon; Eva Preisner, Baylor College of Medicine; George Sakoulas, Univ. of California San Diego; Yousif Shamoo, Rice Univ.; Samuel Shelburne, MD Anderson Cancer Center; Jim Spencer, Univ. of Bristol; Pooja Srinivas, Emory Univ.; Paul Turner, Yale Univ.; David van Duin, Univ. of North Carolina; Audrey Wanger, Univ. of Texas Health Science Center Houston; and Lynn Zechiedrich, Baylor College of Medicine. Conference Website  Registration

Online: Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Conference, Feb. 2

Confirmed speakers include: Chengcheng Huang, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Alfonso Renart, Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme; Joseph Francis, Univ. of Houston; Kanaka Rajan, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Valentin Dragoi, UT Health; Cengiz Pehlevan, Harvard Univ.; and Santiago Segarra, Rice Univ. Conference Website Registration

Cancelled: NeuroNex Workshop, Feb. 3

Confirmed speakers include: Santiago Segarra, Rice Univ.; Cengiz Pehlevan, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Kanaka Rajan, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai;  Chengcheng Huang, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Feb. 3, 10:00am-3:00pm CST.

In person: IDDD Roundtable Workshop, Developing Therapeutics for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Feb. 10  

Jim Ray, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Zachary Sweeney, Interline Therapeutics. 3:30-5:00, BioScience Research Collaborative, Room 1003 Registration

Online: Scientific Communication Advances Research Excellence – Workshop, Feb. and March Dates

In this 2-day workshop, faculty will learn best practices and strategies for helping trainees develop their scientific speaking and writing skills, which have been shown to build trainees’ commitment to research careers, in two online sessions of 3 hours each. GCC is a partner in this project. Registration

Postponed: Regenerative Medicine Workshop

Save the Date: Diversity, Disparities, and Community Engagement in Healthcare Workshop, March 3

Confirmed speakers: Bettina Beech, Univ. of Houston; Sterling Carter, Sterling Therapy; Kathy Flanagan Payton, Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation; Cassandra Harris, MD Anderson Cancer Center; Jorge Gomez, Texas A&M Univ.; Stephen Sodeke, Tuskegee Univ. More information coming soon.

Save the Date: 2nd Annual Future of Immunology Symposium, March 8-9 

Confirmed speakers: Annelise Barron, Stanford Univ. Julian Naglik, King’s College London; 

Marco Colonna, Washington Univ.; and Cassian Yee MD Anderson Cancer Center 

Conference Website Registration

Save the Date: Translational Pain Research Conference, April 13-14

Confirmed Speakers: Diana Bautista, UC Berkely and Will Renthal, Harvard Univ. More information coming soon.

Data Science Consulting Clinic, Every Monday and Wednesday

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 and Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm; Online via Zoom (Link); for more information:

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