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1st Annual GISBL Retreat

Genome Integrity & Structural Biology Laboratory

When & Where

October 6th – 7th, 2015
North Carolina Museum of Art
East Building, Blue Ridge Atrium, Lower Level C
2110 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, North Carolina

Agenda

Tuesday, October 6th

Time Event
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Arrival & Poster set-up
8:30 - 8:40 a.m. Opening Remarks – Bill Copeland, Laboratory Chief
8:40 - 9:30 a.m. Science Talk: Terry Furey, UNC
“Epigenetic and transcriptional changes due to 1,3-butadiene exposure in sensitive and resistant mouse strains”
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break - Lower Level C
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Poster Flash
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Former GISBL Trainee Career Talks - Blue Ridge Altrium
Michelle Heacock, NIEHS
"What happened after the bench"
Jordan St. Charles, LabCorp
"Central Labs Project Management"
Yuan Liu, Florida International University
"A life in Academia"
Jeff Stumpf, MedThink Communications
"Perspectives on Medical Writing"
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Break Out Session – Career Development for Biologists - Distance Learning Center
(PIs strongly encouraged to attend)

10:35-11:00 a.m. - Stephen Shears - COP III Chair
Promoting Biologists to the GS-12 and GS-13 levels: the COPIII process

11:00-11:10 a.m. - Katy Fine - Administrative & Research Services
The Human Resource Office Side of the COPIII process

11:10-11:20 a.m. - Q&A


11:20-11:45 a.m. - Careers Beyond the Bench: Informal Panel Discussion and Q&A
Astrid Haugen - DERT Genes, Environment & Health
Jenny Collins - DERT Exposure, Response & Technology
Wanda Holliday - OM Office Of Acquisitions
11:45 a.m. - 1:25 p.m. Picture Time / Lunch (Box Lunch Provided)
1:25 - 1:55 p.m. Poster Flash
1:55 – 2:10 p.m. Brett Wallace, Williams Lab
2:10 – 2:25 p.m. Marta Garbacz, Kunkel Lab
2:25 – 2:40 p.m. Kyungmin Kim, London Lab
2:40 – 3:10 p.m. Coffee Break - Lower Level C
3:10 - 4:00 p.m. Science Seminar: Peter McKinnon, St. Jude
"Genome Instability and Tumorigenesis in the Nervous System"
4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Mark Itsko, Schaaper Lab
4:15 – 4:30 p.m. Karen DeBalsi, Copeland Lab

 

Wednesday, October 7th

Time Event
8:00 - 8:40 a.m. Arrival
8:40 - 9:30 a.m. Science Seminar: Fred Perrino, Wake Forest
“The TREX1 Pathway in Autoimmune Disease”
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break - Lower Level C
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Thuy-Ai Nguyen, Resnick Lab
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Joonas Jamsen, Wilson Lab
10:30– 10:45 a.m. Ma Wan, Bell Lab
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Kin Chan, Gordenin Lab
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Donna Stefanick, Biologist Special Seminar
“Glutathione depletion and cell death in mouse embryonic fibroblasts”
11:30 a.m. - 1:20 p.m. Lunch
1:20 - 2:10 p.m. Science Seminar: Kerry Bloom, UNC
“How to build a molecular shock absorber”
2:10 - 2:30 p.m. Jessica Williams, Staff Scientist Seminar
“Topoisomerase 1 cleavage at unrepaired ribonucleotides generates DNA double-strand breaks”
2:30 - 2:35 p.m. Closing Remarks - Bill Copeland, Laboratory Chief
2:35 - 4:35 p.m. Poster Session (and Cash Bar) - Lower Level C


Organized by

GISBL Retreat Committee:

  • Clinton Orebaugh, Chair
  • Natalie Saini
  • Mark Itsko
  • Thuy-Ai Nguyen, TAC Chair
  • [Kelly Daughtry, former member]
  • Mike Resnick, Committee Advisor