This symposium is open to University of California-Irvine SBDC and the University of Michigan SBDRC members, their lab staff and respective departments If you are interested in attending this virtual symposium, email Carmel McKeon at email@example.com.
This is your chance to learn about each Center's research initiatives in exciting, fast paced presentations, group discussions, ending in a virtual social. Only Investigators attending this research symposium will be eligible to apply for joint institutional Pilot grants; details will be announced during the Symposium.
12:00-12:25pm - Welcome and overview of each Center's Core Services
12:25-1:15pm - Panel 1:
Arthur Lander, M.D., Ph.D., University of California Irvine
"Of mice and moles: insights into collective cell behaviors in the skin"
Xing Dai, Ph.D., University of California Irvine
"Single-cell approaches to study skin inflammation and repair"
1:15-2:05pm - Panel 2:
Alex Tsoi, Ph.D., University of Michigan
“From data to biology: integrative multi-omics approach to understand disease heterogeneity”
Johann Gudjonsson, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan
"Novel insights into psoriasis pathogenesis through single cell and spatial RNA sequencing"
2:05-2:25pm - Break out room discussions
2:25-2:35pm - Break
2:35-3:25pm - Panel 3:
Qing Nie, Ph.D., University of California Irvine
"Spatiotemporal reconstruction of multicellular interactions from static single-cell genomics data"
Julie Wiedemann, Ph.D. candidate, University of California Irvine
"Region-specific differences in human epidermal differentiation at a single-cell level"
3:25-4:15pm - Panel 4:
Mrinal Sarkar, Ph.D., University of Michigan
"STING-IFN-κ-APOBEC3G pathway mediates resistance to CRISPR transfection in keratinocytes"
Allison Billi, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan
"Skin & bones: Klk6-induced psoriasiform dermatitis drives inflammatory arthritis”
4:14-4:35pm - Break out room discussions
4:35-4:40pm - Closing Remarks
4:40-5:00pm - Virtual Social