Retreat 2016

 Photos from the Regeneration Next retreat on Oct 4, 2016

TSCHE1Duke Regeneration Next Initiative Annual Retreat
Oct 4, 2016
Trent Semans Center, Duke University, Durham NC

Duke’s Regeneration Next Initiative’s first annual retreat will showcase a wide breadth of regenerative biology and regenerative medicine research across multiple departments. Registration is now open to all. There is no registration fee, but to ensure adequate space and catering please complete the brief registration form.

Directions and Parking for the Trent Semans Center here>


8:30  – 9:30am          Check-in, refreshments, poster set up

9:30                          PROGRAM BEGINS (Great Hall, Trent Semans Center)

9:30 – 9:45am          Welcome and opening remarks

Ken Poss, Director, Regeneration Next

9:45 – 11:15am         Session One

Moderator: Eda Yildirim, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Purushothama Rao Tata, Cell Biology
Jennifer McKey, Cell Biology
Chris Nelson, Biomedical Engineering
Aaron Goldman, Cell Biology
Amanda MacLeod, Dermatology
Richard Premont, Gastroenterology, Dept of Medicine

11:15 – 11:30am       Break

11:30-12:30pm         KEYNOTE LECTURE, introduction by Nenad Bursac, co-Director, Regeneration Next

“Bioengineering approaches to the study of muscle stem cell function and therapeutics,” Tom Rando, Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine

12:30  – 1:30pm        Lunch (Sixth Floor, Trent Semans Center)

1:30 – 2:30pm          Brief remarks by Brigid Hogan, Chair, Cell Biology.

Followed by Session Two: Regeneration Next Fellows                                 

Moderator: Sharlini Sankaran, Executive Director, RNI

Sehwon Koh, Cell Biology
Louis-Jan Pilaz, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Jessica Sawyer, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Ryan Schweller, Biomedical Engineering

2:30 -3:45pm            Session Three:

Moderator: Ben Alman, Professor and Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery

Ryan Baugh, Biology
Colleen Drapek, Biology
Lingjun Rao, Biomedical Engineering
Amy McNulty, Orthopaedic Surgery
Jennifer West, Biomedical Engineering

 3:45-4:00pm            Break

4:00 – 4:45 pm         Communicating your science

Karl Bates & Jill Boy, Duke Communications. Debby Silver, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

4:45 – 5:15               Community Townhall on vision and goals of Regeneration Next, closing remarks

Moderator: Dave Sherwood, co-Director, Regeneration Next

5:15-6:30pm             Poster session and cocktail reception (with hors d’ouvres, beer/wine; Sixth Floor, Trent Semans Center)

Thanks to our event sponsors