Wednesday, June 21, 2017

 Program  provisional

8:00Registration & refreshments (Poster setup) 
8:30Brian Wall, Assistant Vice President, Research, Commercialization & Industry Partnerships, Oregon State University
Session 1  Moderator: Joseph McGuire, OSU; Monique Lajeunesse, OSU
8:40Joseph Beckman, Distinguished Professor, Environmental & Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University
Towards curing ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and other neurodegenerative diseases.
9:00Laura Heiser, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health Science University
9:20John Bial, CEO, Yecuris
Commercial Translation, taking ideas from theory to practice
9:40Kristina Young, Earle A. Chiles Research Institute
Translational Research: Rational and Relevant Science
10:20Coffee Break 
Session 2  Moderator: Jeff Chang, OSU; Kristof Torkenczy, OHSU
10:50Hilary Ely, Life Sciences Applications R&D Engineer, HP Inc.
Advancing HP Beyond Ink: Applying HP’s technology to life sciences and healthcare
11:10Robyn Tanguay, Distinguished Professor, Environmental & Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University
Integrating the power of the zebrafish model with automation to accelerate scientific discoveries
11:30Sandra Rugonyi, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health Science University 
Predicting risks and outcomes in cardiovascular disease. Progress and challenges
11:50Yigit Menguc, Assitant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University
Soft Robotics combining Soft Materials, Mechanisms, and Manufacturing
12:30Lunch and poster session
Session 3   Moderator: Michaele Armstrong, Oregon Bioscience Association; Sigrid Noreng, OHSU
1:30Kyle Ellrott, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health Science University 
Big Data and Cancer Genomics
1:50Elain Fu, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, Oregon State University
Paper-based testing for precision health
2:10Matthew Ryder, Research & Development Surface Biochemist, Qorvo
Qorvo Biosensors
2:30Summer Gibbs, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health Science University
3:10Coffee Break 
Session 4Moderator: Summer Gibbs, OHSU; Ward Shalash, OSU
3:40Karl Schilke, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, Oregon State University
Bionanoparticles: A versatile platform technology for personalized medicine and bioprocessing
4:00Brian Maloney, Chemical Engineer, Patheon
Patheon Oregon Site Overview
4:20Greg Herman, Professor, Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University
See Through Sensors
5:00Brett Tyler, Director, Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing, Oregon State University
5:10 – 7:00Poster Session and Networking Reception (cash bar)
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