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Symposium Agenda

Friday, November 6, 2020





9:00 am

Opening Remarks 

Jennifer Amrein


Morning Session , Part I
Session Chair – Kyle Apley


9:10 am

Poster Session Preview


9:30 am

"Phylogenetic and selection analysis of an expanded family of putatively pore-forming jellyfish toxins (Cnidaria: Medusozoa)"

Anna Klompen
Anna Klompen

9:50 am

"PARP12 is required for the attenuation of an ADP-ribosylhydrolase deficient coronavirus in primary macrophages”

Catherine Kerr
Catherine Kerr


Session Chair – Parker Sperstad


10:10 am

“SARS-CoV-2 Protease Inhibitors as Drugs for Treatment of COVID-19”

Andrew Mesecar
Dr. Andrew Mesecar

11:10 am

Poster Session, Part I on Microsoft Teams
Group A: 11:10 am - 11:40 am
Group B: 11:25 am - 11:55 am


11:55 am

Lunch Break


1:00 pm

Poster Session, Part II on Microsoft Teams
Group A: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Group B: 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm



Afternoon Session, Part II
Session Chair – Kyle Apley


1:50 pm

"Neurochemical Measurements in Doxorubicin Treated Rats"

Kiersten Garcia
Kiersten Garcia

2:10 pm

"Glycoengineering of natural killer cells: A strategy for preparing target specific natural killer cells"

Patrick Ross
Patrick Ross

2:30 pm



2:50 pm


Kyle Apley

3:00 pm

Symposium Close

Kyle Apley

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