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UH-BCM Symposium

Friday, October 29, 2021

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Houston are pleased to announce the third UH-BCM Virtual Symposium. The symposium will feature short presentations of the nine research groups that received a UH/BCM Collaborative Pilot Grants last year. VPR Mary Dickinson (BCM) and VPR Amr Elnashai (UH) will provide opening remarks, followed by 15-min presentations from each group.

2:00-2:10 Welcoming Remarks

2:10-2:25

Reprogrammed Cardiac Progenitor Cells into Cardiac Conduction Cells for Heart Repair (Na Li, PhD, Medicine, BCM; Bradley McConnell, PhD, FAHA, FCVS, Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UH)

2:25-2:40

3D Microenvironment for differentiation of stem cells into insulin producing tissue (Malgorzata Borowiak, PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology, AMU and BCM; Fatima Merchant, PhD, Engineering Technology, UH)

2:40-2:55

Tele-exergame: Remotely-Supervised Game-Based Exercise Platform for Improving Cognition and Motor Function in Adult Cancer Survivors Using Telemedicine (Beom-Chan Lee, PhD, Health and Human Performance, UH; Bijan Najafi, PhD, Surgery, BCM)

2:55-3:10

Discovery of pharmacological modulators for NEAT1 lncRNA and reactivation/suppression of latent HIV-1 (Qin Feng, PhD, Biology and Biochemistry, UH; Andrew Rice, PhD, Molecular Virology & Microbiology, BCM)

3:10-3:15 BREAK

3:15-3:30

Structural Basis for Munc13-1’s Regulation by Bryostatin 1 (Joydip Das, PhD, Medicinal Chemistry, UH; B.V.V. Prasad, PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, BCM)

3:30-3:45

Characterization of dietary plant-based exosome-like nanoparticles (Kendall Hirschi, PhD, Pediatrics-Nutrition, BCM; Xinli Liu, PhD, Pharmaceutics, UH)

3:45-4:00

Cataract surgery transformation through development of a novel artificial hydrogel (Kamran Alba, PhD, Engineering Technology, UH; Tim Stout, PhD, Ophthalmology, BCM)

4:00-4:15

Haploid Genome Duplication: Mechanistic Insights into a Shortcut in Cancer Evolution (Frank D. McKeon, PhD, Biology and Biochemistry, UH; Chenghang Zong, PhD, Molecular and Human Genetics, BCM)

4:15-4:30

Role of Trimethylamine-N-Oxide in Renal Aging (Krishna Boini, PhD, Pharmacology, UH; Nagireddy Putluri, PhD, Director of Metabolomics, BCM)

4:30 END



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Claudia Neuhauser

Associate Vice President for Research, UH