Program

 Final Program


THURSDAY, JULY 30th

11:00 am – 2:00 pm    Attendee Check-In 
(Lunch on your own. Grabbing something before leaving the airport is recommended for those without a vehicle.)                                     

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm      Welcome and Meeting Introduction

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm       Preparing Students for Careers in Industry
                                        Jennifer Fretland, Eli Lilly and Company

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm       Preparing Students for Health Professions
                                        Bruce Horazdovsky, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm       Education Plan Discussion:  What are your goals?

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm       Break

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm       Dinner on-site                                                                          

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm       Keynote: The More Things Change, The More They Remain the Same...In a Twisted Kind of Way               
                                        Tuajuanda Jordan, President, St. Mary's College of Maryland  

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm     Opening Reception 


FRIDAY, JULY 31st

 7:15 am - 8:30 am       Breakfast

8:45 am - 9:45 am        Plenary I:  Core Concepts in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
                                         Ellis Bell, University of Richmond

Concurrent Sessions I
10:00 am -11:45 am     Using Threshold Concepts to Guide Changes in the Biochemistry Classroom
                                         Jennifer Loertscher, Seattle University 

10:00 am-11:45 am      Discipline Based Education Research (DBER) for and from BMB Classrooms and Curricula
                                          Martina Rosenberg, University of New Mexico

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm      Lunch hosted by the ASBMB Student Chapters regional directors                                    

Concurrent Sessions II
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm        Expanding undergraduate research experience using bioinformatics
                                         Christopher Shaffer, Washington University in St. Louis

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm        Case Studies in the BMB Classroom
                                         Annie Prud’homme Genereux, Quest University Canada

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm        Plenary II:  Changing the Norm: A Culture of Engaged Learning
                                         William LaCourse, University of Maryland, Baltimore County 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm        Break and Poster Set-Up

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm        Theater Delta

6:45 pm - 7:45 pm        Dinner on site

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm      Poster Session and Networking 


SATURDAY, AUGUST 1st

 7:15 am - 8:15 am       Breakfast

Concurrent Sessions III 
8:30 am – 9:30 am       Synthetic Biology for Classroom and Independent Undergraduate Research
                                         Todd Eckdahl, Missouri Western State University

8:30 am – 9:30 am       Thinking and Teaching with Models
                                          Timothy Herman and Margaret Franzen, Milwaukee School of Engineering

9:45 am -10:45 am      Plenary III: Blended Learning in the Biochemistry Classroom
                                         Michael Cennamo, Columbia University

11:00 am–11:45 pm    Developing an Action Plan

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm     Lunch hosted by the ASBMB Research Coordination Network

Concurrent Sessions IV
1:15 pm - 3:30 pm       Hands-On Opportunities to Promote Engagement in Science (HOPES) Workshop
                                        (click here for separate registration)
                                        Regina Stevens-Truss, Kalamazoo College

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm       Quantitative Methods in BMB: Current and Future Trends
                                        Johan Paulsson, Harvard University Medical School

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm        Broadening Access to a High Impact Practice: Integration of Research
                                         into Teaching Laboratories and Classrooms
                                         Joseph Provost, University of San Diego

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm        Break

Concurrent Session IV
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm        Transforming Undergraduate Education through Broader Impacts
                                         Susan Renoe, University of Missouri

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm        Funding Opportunities for Primarily Undergraduate Institutions at the National Science Foundation
                                         Angela Klaus, Seton Hall University

5:30 pm -  6:00 pm       Break

6:00 pm - 6:15 pm        Leave for Dinner (transportation provided)

6:15 pm - 9:00 pm        Dinner at Wyeth Tootle Mansion 


SUNDAY, AUGUST 2nd

7:15 am - 8:15 am        Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:30 am        Finishing Action Plans:  Where do we go next?

9:30 am - 11:00 am     Sharing Action Plans

11:00 am                        Boxed Lunch and Departures