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Institute of Chemical Biology & Drug Discovery Annual Symposium
Start Date: 10/12/2012Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: 10/12/2012

Event Description:

Frontiers in Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery

9:30 am to 9:45 am
Moderator: Dr. Todd Miller (Chair of the Organizing Committee)
Opening Remarks
Dr. Iwao Ojima, Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery, Stony Brook University

9:45 am to 10:30 am
Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth Boon
Dr. Bonnie L. Bassler, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and the Squibb Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University. Member of the National Academy of Sciences: "Manipulating Quorum Sensing to Control Bacterial Pathology"

10:30 am to 11:15 am
Moderator: Dr. Dan Raleigh
Dr. Jeffery W. Kelly, Chairman, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute: "Biological and Chemical Approaches to Adapt Proteostasis to Ameliorate Protein Misfolding and Aggregation Diseases"

11:15 am to 12:00 pm
Moderator: Dr. James Bliska
Dr. Holger Sondermann, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, Cornell University: "The Ins and Outs of c-di-GMP Signaling in Bacterial Biofilm Formation"

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: LUNCH
Chapel (invited faculty only) Zodiac Gallery (students)

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm
Moderator: Dr. Stanley Zucker
Dr. Basil Rigas, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacological Sciences. Chief, Divisions of Cancer Prevention and Gastroenterology, Stony Brook University School of Medicine: "Modified NSAIDs and Cancer"

1:45 pm to 2:30 pm
Moderator: Dr. Jessica Seeliger
Dr. Deborah Hung, Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, and Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School; Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University: "Chemical Biological Approach to TB: Identifying New Drugs Targets"

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm: Coffee Break and Student Poster Session
Theatre Lobby and Zodiac Gallery

3:30 pm to 4:15 pm
Moderator: Dr. Peter Tonge
Dr. Elizabeth Boon, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University: "Nitric Oxide Signaling in Bacteria: Discovery of a new Mechanism for Regulating Bacterial Group Behavior"

4:15 pm to 5:00 pm
Moderator: Dr. Todd Miller
Dr. David Lawrence, Professor, Division of Medicinal Chemistry & Natural Products, School of Pharmacy & Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill:  "Organic Chemistry at the Edge of Biology: Taming Cell Behavior with
Light Responsive Molecules"

5:00 pm
Closing Remarks: Dr. Todd Miller

5:05 pm to 5:45 pm
Reception and Poster Session (two poster awards)
Theatre Lobby and Zodiac Gallery

5:45 pm to 6:00 pm
Announcement of Poster Awards: Dr. Todd Miller
Theatre Lobby

6:00 pm: DINNER
Location Information:
West Campus - Wang Center
Nicolls Road, Main Entrance
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631) 632-6000
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