Changemakers in Science: 2018 AHW Research Symposium

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On Monday, Nov 5, AHW presented our second annual Changemakers in Science showcase.

Welcoming research faculty, staff and students of MCW and partner institutions, this half-day event provided a highlight of the investigator-initiated, collaborative research from the second cohort of biomedical research projects funded through AHW’s Research and Education Program Responsive component.

Event Details

Date: Monday, November 5, 2018

Time:   8:30 am – 12:30 pm

   8:30 – 9:00 am - Light breakfast & networking

   9:00 am – 12:30 pm - Program & boxed lunch

Location: MCW Alumni Center, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd., Milwaukee

 

Keynote Speaker

John Kirby, PhD

Xenobiotic Disruption of the Microbiome Alters Host Physiology

John R. Kirby, PhD
Chair, Microbiology and Immunology
Walter Schroeder Professor in Microbiology and Immunology
Associate Director, Genomic Sciences & Precision Medicine Center
Associate Director, Center for Microbiome Research
Medical College of Wisconsin

Projects & Presenters

Gaseous Intoxication by Bacterial Infection: A Mechanism for Abscess Formation
Rodney Willoughby, MD; Brian Smith, PhD; Chris Kristich, PhD

Microbial Approaches for the Treatment of Multi-Drug Resistant Enterococcus
Nita Salzman, MD, PhD; Christopher Kristich, PhD; Michele Battle, PhD

Roles of Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue and Adiponectin on the Pathogenicity of Visceral Adipose Tissue
Srividya Kidambi, MD; Daisy Sahoo, PhD; Jon Gould, MD, Pengyuan Liu, PhD

Treatment of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC) with Combined Immunotherapy, Nox Inhibition, and Altered Chemokine Signaling
Bryon Johnson,PhD; Michael Dwinell, PhD

Vascular Odorant Receptors: Regulation and Function
William Campbell, PhD; David Gutterman, MD

Registration

Registration is now closed.

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