MIMG Annual Retreat

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8:00 - 8:30 AM Arrival of Guests, Breakfast and Poster Setup/Browse
8:30 - 8:35 AM Welcome from the Chair, Dr. Beth Garvy

Immunology & Microbiology Talks:
Chaired by Kathryn Lethbridge
8:35 – 8:50 AM Immune cells and molecular mechanisms involved in extracellular vesicle induced neurotoxic cytokine production, Dr. Sara Alhakeem
8:50 - 9:20 AM 3 Minute Thesis Competition Chaired by Ethan Strattan
Dr. Tony Sinai, Dr. Brian Stevenson, Dr. Ken Fields, Dr. Jieyun Jiang
9:20 – 9:55 AM Cards Against Science, Kathryn Lethbridge
9:55 – 10:05 AM Coffee and Snacks Break
10:05 – 10:20 AM Assessing promoter utilization of Borrelia burgdorferi rpoS, Tim Saylor
10:20 – 10:50 AM Trivia, Dr. Brian Stevenson
10:50 – 11:00 AM Coffee and Snacks Break

Dr. Vickie Greenberg Memorial Lecture:
11:00 - 11:10 AM Introduction of Lecture, Dr. Beth Garvy
Introduction of Keynote Speaker, Dr. Ken Fields
11:10 AM – 12:10 PM Standing at the Crossroads of a Revolution in Cancer Therapy: Perspectives from a Career in Cancer Research, Dr. Jeremy Graff, PhD, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.