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2024 HRHR Symposium

June 6-7, 2024

2024 Symposium Agenda

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Thursday, June 6, 2024

Session 1

9:00 AM - 9:20 AMPulin Li, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research/MIT
New Innovator Award
Reconstructing Developmental Signaling History of Single Cells via Deep Learning
9:20 AM - 9:40 AMBuck Trible, Harvard University
Early Independence Award
The Molecular Basis of Caste Development and Evolution in Ants
9:40 AM - 10:00 AMDiego Bohorquez, Duke University
New Innovator Award
The Neural Basis of Sugar Cravings
10:00 AM - 10:15 AMBreak
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMTara Schwetz, NIH
Remarks from NIH DPCPSI Director
10:30 AM - 10:45 AMMonica Bertagnolli, NIH
Remarks from NIH Director

Session 2

10:45 AM - 11:05 AMLeor Weinberger, University of California San Francisco
Transformative Research Award
Discovery of a New Class of Antivirals:  Single-Dose, 'Drive' Therapies with a High Barrier to Resistance
11:05 AM - 11:25 AMHuan Bao, Scripps Research
New Innovator Award
Designer Nanodiscs to Probe and Reprogram Membrane Biology
11:25 AM - 11:45 AMKatharine White, University of Notre Dame
New Innovator Award
Intracellular pH Regulates Stiffness-Associated Cancer Behaviors
11:45 AM - 12:05 PMNicolas Rohner, Stowers Institute
New Innovator Award
Metabolic Adaptation to Nutrient Limitation in Vertebrates
12:05 PM - 1:05 PMLunch (on your own)

Session 3

1:05 PM - 1:25 PMJacob George, University of Utah
Early Independence Award
Restoring Upper-Limb Function to Hemiparetic Stroke Patients with an Powered Orthosis Controlled by High-Density Electromyography and Machine Learning
1:25 PM - 1:45 PMPaul Greer, University of Massachusetts Medical School
New Innovator Award
Elucidating the Role of MS4A Receptors in Alzheimer’s Disease
1:45 PM - 2:05 PMCammie Lesser, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Transformative Research Award
Bacterial Delivery Systems: from Pathogenesis to Therapeutics
2:05 PM - 2:25 PMSteven Schiff, Yale University
Transformative Research Award
Neonatal Paenibacilliosis and Predictive Personalized Public Health
2:25 PM - 2:45 PMGregory Corder, University of Pennsylvania
New Innovator Award
Mimicking Opioid Analgesia in Cortical Pain Circuits
2:45 PM - 3:05 PMWilliam Peranteau, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
New Innovator Award
In Utero Gene Editing for a Metabolic Liver Disease in Mice and Nonhuman Primates
3:05 PM - 3:20 PMBreak
3:20 PM - 5:00 PMPoster Session & Office Hours
5:00 PM - 6:00 PMHappy Hour
Friday, June 7, 2024

Session 4

8:30 AM - 8:50 AMJens Schmidt, Michigan State University
New Innovator Award
Single-Molecule Imaging Reveals the Kinetics of Non-Homologous End-Joining in Living Cells
8:50 AM - 9:10 AMBonnie Dittel, Versiti Blood Research Institute
Transformative Research Award
Building a B Cell Adoptive Cell Therapy for Autoimmunity from the Ground Up
9:10 AM - 9:30 AMJason Shepherd, University of Utah
Transformative Research Award
Virus-Like Intercellular Signaling in the Nervous System
9:30 AM - 9:50 AMMandë Holford, Hunter College/The CUNY Graduate Center/The American Museum of Natural History/Weill Cornell Medicine
Pioneer Award
Decoding and Visualizing Venom Diversity and Neuronal Control of Envenomation in Cephalopods
9:50 AM - 10:10 AMNatasha Sheybani, University of Virginia
Early Independence Award
Immunoengineering Next-Generation Cancer Therapies with Focused Ultrasound
10:10 AM - 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 AM - 12:10 PMPoster Session & Office Hours
12:10 PM - 1:10 PMLunch (on your own)

Session 5

1:10 PM - 1:30 PMKatherine Aboud, Vanderbilt University
Early Independence Award
Characterization of Real-Time Brain Networks of Reading Comprehension in Adults Using Convergent fMRI-EEG
1:30 PM - 1:50 PMYonatan Winetraub, Stanford University
Early Independence Award
Noninvasive Virtual Biopsy Using Micro-Registered Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in Human Subjects
1:50 PM - 2:10 PMAriel Furst, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
New Innovator Award
Self-Assembling Materials to Protect Microbes from Processing Stresses
2:10 PM - 2:30 PMAlexandra-Chloé Villani, Massachusetts General Hospital
New Innovator Award
Learning the Rules of Immune Tolerance Through the Lenses of the Achilles Heel of Cancer Immunotherapy
2:30 PM - 2:50 PMOphir Shalem, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
New Innovator Award
Proteome-Scale Measurements of Localization Dynamics Using Pooled Multiplexed Endogenous Gene Tagging and Optical Barcode Sequencing
2:50 PM - 3:10 PMBreak

Session 6

3:10 PM - 3:30 PMRajat Gupta, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard University
New Innovator Award
High-Throughput CRISPR Screening Links CAD Loci to Endothelial Cell Programs and Causal Pathways
3:30 PM - 3:50 PMWesley Legant, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
New Innovator Award
Lattice Light Sheet Microscopy – Innovations, Applications and Future Directions
3:50 PM - 4:10 PMBrian Brown, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Transformative Research Award
Spatial Functional Genomics Identifies Regulators of Tumor Immunotherapy
4:10 PM - 4:30 PMSylvie Naar, Florida State University
Transformative Research Award
Developing Antiracism Interventions in Integrated Primary Care
4:30 PM - 4:50 PMXuebing Wu, Columbia University
New Innovator Award
Pervasive Noncoding Translation and its Implications in Cancer, Immunity, Aging, and Evolution
4:50 PM - 5:00 PMTrish Labosky, NIH
Closing Remarks

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