The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

MSTP Retreat 2014 Schedule*

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
2189 MERF

MSTP Student attendance optional

(Full Talk Schedule)

1:30 pm
1:45-3:15 pm
M2G Talks
3:15 pm
M1G Talks
4:45 pm
Business Meeting

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Film Scene
Downtown Iowa City

MSTP Student attendance required

8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Introduction followed by M5G talks
9:10 am
Jung Park, M5G
"Activating Protein 2 and Cancer"
9:30 am
Sean Gu, M5G
"Redox Regulation of Inflammation and Thrombosis by Methinonine Oxidation"
9:50 am
Amanda Benavides, M5G
“Visual Working Memory in Preterm Infants: A Pilot Study”
10:10 am
10:20 am
Amy Guimaraes Young, M5G
“Researching Human Vulvar Cancer Using a Mouse Model of Cancer” or “Identification of Novel Candidate Drivers of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Vulva Using a Sleeping Beauty Mouse Model of Spontaneous Metastatic Disease”
10:40 am
Madeliene Stump, M5G
“Targeting Brain PPARγ: Generation of Neuron-Specific
Transgenic Mice”
11:00 am
Viral Shah, M5G
“Inhibiting Proton Secretion Increases Airway Surface Liquid
PH & Bacterial Killing in Cystic Fibrosis”
Keynote Speaker - CANCELED!
"Communicating Scientific Information"
by Jean Goodwin, PhD, JD
Iowa State University Science Communication Project
11:20 am
12:20 pm
Reassemble for talks
12:30 pm
Elevator Talks (M4Gs & M5Gs)
1:30 pm
Creative Communication Workshop Projects (M2Gs & M3Gs)
2:00 pm
Business Meeting
3:00 pm
Happy hour & movie at Film Scene
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Scavenger hunt
5:30 pm
Dinner at Sam's Pizza

Friday, August 8, 2014
Wisconsin Dells

8:30 am
Arrive at West High School
9:00 am
Depart on Bus
11:00 am
Lunch in Dubuque, IA
2:00 pm
Arrive at Mt. Olympus (Wisconsin Dells) - Fun!!!

Saturday, August 9, 2014
Wisconsin Dells

?:00 am
Breakfast @ Mr. Pancake, Wisconsin Dells
10:00 am
Fun in Mt. Olympus park!
1:00 pm
Depart on bus (lunch on board)

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