Illustration of a chess board. Text: Viral Pathogens: Us Vs. Them
Annual Symposium
8:45 AM to 4:30 PM | May 13, 2022

Saltiel Life Sciences Symposium 2022

Kahn Auditorium, Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB)
This is a public event.

Viral Pathogens: Us vs. Them

Schedule

  • 8:45 a.m. | Welcome
    Roger D. Cone, Ph.D.

    Vice Provost and Director, U-M Biosciences Initiative; Mary Sue Coleman Director, Life Sciences Institute; Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Medical School; Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • 8:50 a.m. | Introduction of the Mary Sue and Kenneth Coleman Life Sciences Lecturer
    Mary Sue Coleman, Ph.D.
    President of the University of Michigan
  • 9:00 a.m. | Mary Sue and Kenneth Coleman Life Sciences Lecture — Structural correlates of antibody neutralization of viruses
    Pamela Bjorkman, Ph.D.

    David Baltimore Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering, Merkin Institute Professor, California Institute of Technology
  • 9:50 a.m. | Morning break
  • 10:10 a.m. | Next generation nucleic acid vaccines
    Deborah Fuller, Ph.D.

    Professor of Microbiology; Associate Director of Research, Washington National Primate Research Center, University of Washington
  • 11:00 a.m. | Molecular mechanism for self vs. non-self RNA discrimination
    Sun Hur, Ph.D.

    Senior Investigator, Program in Cellular & Molecular Medicine;
    Oscar M. Schloss, MD Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • 11:50 a.m. | Poster session and lunch, BSRB ABC and Upper Atrium
  • 1:20 p.m. | Noncoding RNA and triphosphate balance in virus infection
    Chris Sullivan, Ph.D.
    Professor of Molecular Biosciences, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2:10 p.m. | Influenza in vulnerable populations
    Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Ph.D.

    Full Member, Department of Infectious Diseases; Deputy Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Studies on the Ecology; Associate Dean of Student Affairs, St. Jude Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • 3:00 p.m. | Afternoon break
  • 3:20 p.m. | Rules of engagement between primate and viral genomes
    Harmit Malik, Ph.D.

    Professor and Associate Director, Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • 4:10 p.m. | Closing remarks 

Speakers

Pamela Bjorkman, Ph.D.
Pamela Bjorkman, Ph.D.
David Baltimore Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Deborah Heydenburg Fuller, Ph.D.
Deborah Fuller, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
University of Washington
Sun Hur, Ph.D.
Sun Hur, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Program in Cellular & Molecular Medicine
Oscar M. Schloss, MD Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
HHMI Investigator
Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital
Harmit Malik, Ph.D.
Harmit Malik, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Director, Basic Sciences Division
HHMI Investigator
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Ph.D.
Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Ph.D.
Member, St. Jude Faculty
Deputy Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Studies on the Ecology of Influenza in Animals and Birds
Associate Dean, Student Affairs, Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Chris Sullivan, Ph.D.
Chris Sullivan, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Biosciences
University of Texas at Austin

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