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Eye-Openers for Trainees

Eye-Opener Sessions for Trainees


There is limited seating for these sessions. Participants must pre-register (no additional fee). Sessions begin at 7:30 and will conclude by 8:15.  Since there is limited seating in each session, please be considerate of others and choose no more than two sessions.  These sessions are specifically geared toward trainees (students and postdocs or equivalent).

Meet-the-Professor Breakfasts

Monday's breakfast will feature:

Patricia A. D'Amore, Schepens Eye Research Institute/Harvard Medical School

Harold F. Dvorak, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School

Jan Kitajewski, University of Illinois Chicago

Susan Quaggin, Northwestern University

Grietje  Molema, University Medical Center Groningen

Tuesday's breakfast will feature:

Lena Claesson-Welsh, Uppsala University

David Harrison, Vanderbilt University

Paul Kubes, University of Calgary

Asrar Malik, University of Illinois Chicago

Miikka Vikkula, de Duve Institute, Université catholique de Louvain

Wednesday's breakfast will feature:

Michelle Bendeck, University of Toronto

Joyce Bischoff, Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Brant Weinstein, NICHD/NIH

Klaus Ley, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

Calum MacRae, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Opportunities in Cardiovascular Research

Monday, October 31

An NIH Perspective
Guest Speaker:  Zorina Galis, NHLBI/NIH

An Indusctry Perspective
Guest Speaker:  Jeremy Duffield, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Tuesday, November 1

An Editor's Perspective
Guest Speaker:  Alan Daugherty, University of Kentucky, Editor-in-Chief: ATVB

Wednesday, November 2

An NIH Perspective
Guest Speaker:  Young Oh, NHLBI/NIH

An Indusctry Perspective
Guest Speaker:  Eric Bachman, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Women in Science:  A Panel Discussion

Tuesday, November 1 

Gabriele Bergers, University of California, San Francisco

Patricia D'Amore, Schepens Eye Research Institute/Harvard Medical School

Elisabetta Dejana, University of Uppsala

Luisa Iruela-Arispe, University of California, Los Angeles