2015 MSTP Retreat Schedule

Science Fiction Themed Retreat

Kelch Conference Room
1289 CBRB

Friday, Aug 28  
3:00 - 3:05 pm Introductions by Dan Cook, M5G
3:05 - 3:30 pm "Characterizing the chemosensitivity of medullary Phox2b neurons"
Katy Proch, M5G
3:30 - 3:55 pm "Probing the Molecular Architecture of Sub-Nuclear Organelle"
Michael Hayes, M5G

4:00 - 4:45 pm Media Talks
"The Next Outbreak? We're not ready"
Jenna McCracken, M5G
"Vision for the Future of Beyeonics"
Eric Elliott, M5G
"The AI Revolution: Our Immortality or Extinction"
Marie Kim, M5G
4:45 - 5:45 pm "Positive Feedback Loops: Science Fiction and Science"
Chris McKitterick, University of Kansas Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction
6:00 pm Leave for Dinner
6:30-8:00 pm Dinner at the Vine on the Coralville Strip

Saturday, Aug 29  
8:45 - 9:30 am Breakfast provided by the Bread Garden
Committees, Conference Reporting & Other Business
9:30 - 9:50 am "Time to Definitive Trauma Care in Farmers"
Amanda Swanton, M5G
9:50 - 10:10 am "Whole-Exome Assessment in Attempted Suicide"
Eric Monson, M5G
10:15 - 11:15 am CCW Presentations
11:20 - 12:20 pm Media Talks
"Future Applications of Memory Transfer"
Nurbek Mambetsariev, M5G
"I Grew a New Kidney!"
Christina Sloan, M5G
"Active Denial System: a real-life, non-lethal Heat Ray"
Lori Wheeler, M5G
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch & Elevator Talks