Theme Organizers:

Suzanne Barbour, VCU Sch. of Med. and
Peter J. Kennelly, Virginia Tech

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Fostering Partnerships between Colleges, Universities and K-12 Schools Workshop  

Saturday, April 21, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel, Santa Rosa Room, Level 1, South Tower
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Organizing Committee:
Regina Stevens-Truss, Kalamazoo Col., Bob Dutnall, Univ. of San Diego,
Jeremy Thorner, UC Berkeley, Peter J. Kennelly, Virginia Tech,
Weiyi Zhao, ASBMB, Ishara Mills-Henry, MIT, and Tim Herman, Milwaukee Sch. of Eng.
 


 

 

16th Annual Undergraduate Student Research Poster Competition  

Saturday, April 21, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel, Marriott Hall 1, Lobby Level, North Tower

Organizing Committee Committee:
Chair: Kathleen Cornely, Providence Col.,
Phillip A. Ortiz, Empire State Col.,
Mark Wallert, Univ. of Minnesota, Moorhead
 


Speed Dating: Finding Your Perfect Career "Match" (a workshop for undergraduates) 

Saturday, April 21, 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel, San Diego Ballroom, Lobby Level, North Tower

Chair: Suzanne Barbour, VCU Sch. of Med. 


 

 

Maximizing Institutional Effectiveness 

Sunday, April 22, 9:55 am - 12:10 pm
Convention Center, Room 1A
Chair: Judith S. Bond, Penn State Univ. Col. of Med. 

Integrating Undergraduate Research/Research Training into the Curriculum at Research-Intensive Institutions
Peter J. Kennelly, Virginia Tech

Integrating Undergraduate Research/Research Training into the Curriciulum at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions
Joseph J. Provost, North Dakota State Univ. 
 

Integrating Undergraduate Research/Research Training into the Curriculum at a Minority-Serving Institutions
Cecile Andraos-Selim, Hampton Univ.
   


Maximizing Teaching Effectiveness 

 

 

Sunday, April 22, 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Convention Center, Room 1A
Chair: Estralita Martin, San Diego State Univ.
 
 

Educational Uses of Molecular Visualization
Paul A. Craig, Rochester Inst. of Technol.

Effective Teaching and Mentoring While Publishing and (Hopefully) Having a Life
Dennis D. Wykoff, Villanova Univ.

The ASBMB Undergraduate Affiliate Network (UAN) Maximizing its Utility to Promote Science Eduation and Outreach
Marilee Benore, University of Michigan at Dearborn.  


Will Combined MD-PhD Training Make Me Twice as Successful?    

This session is sponsored by the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee 

Sunday, April 22, 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Convention Center, Room 1B
Chair:
Frank Talamantes
, UC Santa Cruz

Lifestyles of Physicians and Scientists: Balancing Careers and Family
Robin Lorenz
, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham

When One Plus One Equals 10: Unique Rewards and Daunting Challenges of Being an MD-PhD Clinician-Scientist
Stephen I-Hong Hsu
, Col. of Med., Univ. of Florida

Contrasting the Application Process and Daily Life of MD, MD/PhD and PhD Career Tracks
Arthur Gutierrez-Hartmann
, Univ. of Colorado, Denver 


Maximizing Your Marketability   

 

 

Monday, April 23, 9:55 am - 12:10 pm
Convention Center, Room 1A
Chair: Joseph J. Provost, North Dakota State Univ.

Developing Administrative/Orgaizational Skills
Judith S. Bond, Penn State Univ. Col. of Med.

Opportunities in the Private Sector
Martin Rosenberg, Promega Corp.

Effective Use of Social Networking for Career Development 
Lisa Balbes, Balbes Consultants LLC
 


 Maximizing Your Global Outreach  

Monday, April 23, 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Convention Center, Room 1A
Chair: Paul A. Craig, Rochester Inst. of Technol.

Moving Science from the Laboratory to the Field
Anthony A. James, UC Irvine

Cultivating Class Discussions and Interest in Scientific Research Through the Acknowledgement of Cultural Dichotomies
Estralita Martin, San Diego State Univ.

New Frontiers: Science and Science Education in "Emerging" Countries
Shirish Shenolikar, Duke-NUS Grad. Med. Sch., Singapore
 


Promoting Concept Driven Teaching Strategies in BMB through Concept Assessments  

Supported by an educational grant from NSF
Tuesday, April 24, 9:55 am - 12:10 pm
Convention Center, Room 1A
Chair: J. Ellis Bell, Univ. of Richmond