2020 Stupka Schedule

2020 Schedule

**Registration is required — Event is free**

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

8:30 AM

MBB Atrium

Breakfast

11:00 AM

MBB Atrium

Alumni & Stupka Family Reception and lunch

12:10 PM

1102 MBB

Dr. Elizabeth Haswell lunch

1:10 PM

1102 MBB

Dr. Gaya Amarasinghe lunch

2:10 PM

MBB Atrium

Poster Session 1

3:10 PM

MBB Atrium

Poster Session 2

4:10 PM

1414 MBB

Welcome

4:15 PM

1414 MBB

Brodrick Sevart, Student speaker
Exploring a Missing Mechanism that Links Redox Signaling to the Actin Cytoskeleton

4:30 PM

1414 MBB

Samson Condon , Alum speaker
Horizontal and vertical exploration of the BNIP3 dimerization sequence landscape

4:45 PM

1414 MBB

Sarah Grambo, Student speaker
Investigating the role of cuticle lipids in the soybean (Glycine max) and soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) relationship

5:00 PM

1414 MBB

Dr. Tony Cyr , Alum speaker
Identification of temporal plasma metabolomic response patterns following CLP in young and aged mice

5:15 PM

1414 MBB

Kayla Uthe, Student speaker
Study of the Xyloglucan Synthesizing Complex

5:40 PM

MBB Atrium

BREAK

5:45 PM

1414 MBB

Dr. Luke Helgeson , Alum speaker
Mechanisms of Load Bearing within the Kinetochore

6:00 PM

1414 MBB

Denis Tamiev, Alum speaker
Deep Learning to Improve Bacterial Cell Counting-Implementation of Classification-Type Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

6:15 PM

1414 MBB

Dr. Elizabeth Haswell, Keynote speaker
Mechanoperception in the Green Lineage

6:55 PM

1414 MBB

Poster Awards

7:00 PM

MBB Atrium

Dinner

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

8:30 AM

MBB Atrium

Breakfast

9:15 AM

1414 MBB

Welcome

9:20 AM

1414 MBB

Sarah Zelle, Student speaker
Characterization of ELAVL1 binding on viral and host RNA

9:35 AM

1414 MBB

Dr. Gaya Amarasinghe, Keynote speaker
Viral Immune Evasion Mechanisms

10:15 AM

1414 MBB

Lauran Chambers, Alum speaker
Metformin pre-treatment mitigates inflammatory and metabolic responses in aged mice subject to surgically induced sepsis

10:30 AM

1414 MBB

Dr. Jacqueline Rivas, Alum speaker
Interleukin-10 suppression enhances anti-tumor immunity and responses to immunotherapy in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

10:45 AM

MBB Atrium

BREAK

11:00 AM

1414 MBB

Jennifer Gribble, Alum speaker
Deep sequencing analysis reveals the role of the coronavirus nsp14 proofreading exoribonuclease in RNA recombination

11:15 AM

1414 MBB

Olivia Gray, Student speaker
Structures of the beta-Clamp Protein of Mycobacterium thermoresistible Provides the First Structural Element of a Low-fidelity DNA Replisome

11:30 AM

1414 MBB

Dr. Mariah Hoye, Alum speaker
The role of an Intellectual Disability gene, DDX3X, in regulating translation required for neural progenitorfate decisionsduring brain development

11:45 AM

1414 MBB

Closing Remarks