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Research Symposium

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Samis Education Center, The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Ph.D. candidate Asitha Silva of Oklahoma State University (left) presents at the 2013 Symposium while session moderator Dr. Jian Xu (right) takes a question from the audience.

Ph.D. candidate Asitha Silva of Oklahoma State University (left) presents at the 2013 Symposium while session moderator Dr. Jian Xu (right) takes a question from the audience. Click the image for 2013 Symposium photos on Facebook.

Register Now buttonRSVP for the 2014 Symposium is available at no charge to participants.

Form requires access to Google Docs; if access is unavailable, please RSVP to Patricia-Parker@ouhsc.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS deadline is extended to Thursday, Sept. 18. Email your abstract to Patricia-Parker@ouhsc.edu

2014 AGENDA

7 a.m. Posters installed (until 8:15)
7:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:20 Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 Oral Presentations & Discussions: Theme TBD
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9:30 Oral Presentations & Discussions: Theme TBD
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10:30 Break
11:00 Oral Presentations & Discussions: Theme TBD
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12 p.m. Lunch (Provided) & Poster Judging Session
2:00 Oral Presentations & Discussions: Theme TBD
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3:00 Break
3:15 Keynote Address: Insulin, Osteoblasts and Energy Metabolism: Why Bone Counts Calories
Thomas L. Clemens, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Introduction: TBD
4:20 Closing Remarks
4:30 Awards & Cocktail Reception
Roof Terrace (Alternate: Level B)
6:30  Adjournment

2014 KEYNOTE PRESENTER

Thomas L. Clemens, Ph.D., Lewis Cass Spencer Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Clemens received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of London in London, England and completed postdoctoral training as a Research Fellow in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Clemens was an Associate Professor in Medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, where he founded a Masters program in Biomedical Sciences. Subsequently, he was a Professor of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati where he directed the Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine graduate program. In 2004, Dr. Clemens became director of the Division of Molecular and Cellular Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he established a Howard Hughes funded Med-to-Grad doctoral program. Dr. Clemens research is focused on identification of the cellular and molecular mechanisms, which control bone osteoblast activity. He has authored over 150 original publications, and has published a number of book chapters. He has served as a council member of American Society of Bone and Mineral Research and was the program co-chair for the 2002 national meeting. He is the immediate past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

View Dr. Clemens’s Research Bio | View Dr. Clemens on PubMed

 

 

2013 SYMPOSIUM AWARD WINNERS

Dr. Peter Toth

Gold Award, Best Oral Presentation: Peter Toth (pictured left)

Silver Award, Oral Presentation: Elizabeth Moran

Bronze Award, Oral Presentation: Krysten Farjo

Gold Award, Best Poster: Xuemin He

Silver Awards, Poster: Christina Shay & Zsuzsanna Tucsek

Bronze Awards, Poster: Robert Jackson, Lee Bockus & Micah McCumber


LOCATION DETAILS

2013 Symposium attendees mingle at the evening reception.

2013 Symposium attendees mingle at the evening reception.

Samis Education & Conference Center | 1200 Children’s Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73104 | (405) 271-7600 | Website | Map

PARKING for OUHSC PERSONNEL: Please travel to the Samis Center by campus shuttle or on foot, in order to preserve parking for guests to our campus.

PARKING for GUESTS is available at no charge. Drive to main entrance on the west side of OU Children’s Hospital and use the lot on the right (south). If your RSVP indicates you are non-OUHSC personnel, we will email you a CODE, which you can enter at the keypad. Your alternative is valet parking at the Hospital entrance, which is also free (tips for parking attendants are appreciated).

PLEASE BRING A JACKET OR SWEATER, as it is difficult to provide an auditorium temperature that is comfortable for everyone.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. Please notify us if you have any special needs. For accommodations on the basis of disability, call Patricia Parker at (405) 271-2824.

Register Now buttonRSVP for the 2014 Symposium is available at no charge to participants.

Form requires access to Google Docs; if access is unavailable, please RSVP to PatriciaParker@ouhsc.edu

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Harold Hamm Diabetes Center | Phone: (405) 271-2824 | patricia-parker@ouhsc.edu