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Wednesday, 19 October

2:00 p.m. On-Site Registration for Activities
Alumni Hall Foyer
 
2:30 p.m.    
3:00 p.m. Career Symposium for Postdocs and Graduate Students
7th Floor Auditorium and Cathedral Views Gallery
3:30 p.m.    
4:00 p.m. Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Scholars Lecture
Alumni Hall, Science Lecture Hall, Third Floor
4:30 p.m.

 

 

4:45 p.m.

Michael G. Wells Student Health Care Competition
and Kuzneski Innovation Cup Winner Announcement

Alumni Hall, Science Lecture Hall, Third Floor

5:00 p.m.

Opening Reception and Innovation Showcase
Connolly Ballroom

5:30 p.m.

 

 

6:00 p.m.

 

 

6:30 p.m.

 

 

7:00 p.m.

 

 

Thursday, 20 October


8:00 a.m.

On-Site Registration for Event
Alumni Hall Foyer

8:30 a.m.

 

9:00 a.m.

Spotlight 1— Genome Editing and Engineering

Spotlight 2—
Late-Breaking Technologies and Methods

Spotlight 3—
The Senses

9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

10:00 a.m.

 

 

 

10:30 a.m.

Exhibit Break
Connolly Ballroom

11:00 a.m.

Plenary Session 1—Dickson Prize in Medicine Lecture
Alumni Hall, 7th Floor Auditorium

11:30 a.m.

 

12:00 p.m.

 

12:30 p.m.

Exhibits & Lunch
Connolly Ballroom

     
1:00 p.m.

Poster Session 1
Connolly Ballroom

 
1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

2:00 p.m.

Spotlight 4—The Women of PQI: Answering Deep Questions about Quantum Behavior

Spotlight 5— Personalized and Precision Medicine

Spotlight 6— Violence and Terrorism:
Living in an Unsettled World

Spotlight Session 7— Circuits and Circuit Disorders of the Basal Ganglia

2:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 
3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 
3:30 p.m.

Exhibit Break
Connolly Ballroom

4:00 p.m.

Plenary Session 2—Klaus Hofmann Lecture
Alumni Hall, 7th Floor Auditorium

4:30 p.m.

 

5:15 p.m.

Undergraduate Research Poster Reception
Connolly Ballroom

5:30 p.m.

 

 

6:00 p.m.

 

 

6:30 p.m.

 

 

7:00 p.m.

 

 

Friday, 21 October

8:00 a.m.

On-Site Registration for Event
Alumni Hall Foyer

8:30 a.m.

 

9:00 a.m.

Spotlight 8—
Addressing Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic

Spotlight 9—
How Cells Decide How to Behave

Spotlight 10—
Eye on the Cosmos

Spotlight 11—
Implicit Bias and Other Hard-to-Measure Phenomena that Affect Our Perceptions and Actions

9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

10:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

10:30 a.m.

Exhibit Break,
Connolly Ballroom

11:00 a.m.

Plenary Session 3—Provost Lecture
Alumni Hall, 7th Floor Auditorium

11:30 a.m.

 

12:00 p.m.

 

12:30 p.m.

Lunch & Last Call for Exhibits
Connolly Ballroom

1:00 p.m.

Poster Session 2
Connolly Ballroom

SVC LECTURE:  Xinyu Liu, PhD (Chemistry)—“Discovery of New Chemistry and Biology from the Microbial World”
Alumni Hall, Science Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor

1:30 p.m.

 

 

2:00 p.m.

Spotlight 12—
Systems Biology and Network Medicine

Spotlight 13—
Understanding Schizophrenia

Spotlight Session 14— You’re Surrounded—
Your Microbiome and You

Spotlight Session 15—Development and Aging

2:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

3:30 p.m.

Break
Alumni Hall Foyer

4:00 p.m.

Plenary Session 4—Mellon Lecture
Alumni Hall, 7th Floor Auditorium

4:30 p.m.

 

5:00 p.m.

Closing Happy Hour

5:30 p.m.

 

6:00 p.m.