8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
Registration/Check-In (Level 2) and Poster Setup (Level 1)
Registration open until 4:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Introduction and Welcome Address (Level 2 - Auditorium)
Kyle Harper, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Provost, OU Norman
"OUHSC Vision/Initiatives for Collaboration with Biomedical Engineering"
James J. Tomasek, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research, OUHSC
“Biomedical Engineering at OU Tulsa: Opportunities for Intercollegiate Collaborations”
Kent Teague, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President for Research, OU Tulsa
Professor, Department of Surgery, OUHSC
9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Plenary Address (Level 2 - Auditorium)
"The long and winding road of translation - and the impact on basic science and patients"
Jennifer H. Elisseeff, Ph.D.
Professor, Wilmer Eye Institute and Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Member, National Academy of Engineering
Translational Tissue Engineering Center
Board of Maryland's Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 pm. Translational Vision I (Level 2 Auditorium)
"Collaboration and Research Opportunity at the OPC VA"
Hal Scofield, M.D.
Associate Chief of Staff for Research, OKC DVA Health System
Member, Arthritis & Clinical Immunology Research Program, OMRF
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Department of Medicine, OUHSC
"Multimodal and Translational Imaging of Human Brain Networks"
Han Yuan, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, OU Norman
"Linking Basic and Translational Research at OMRF"
Rodger P. McEver, M.D.
Vice President of Research, OMRF
Member, Cardiovascular Biology Research Program
Alvin Chang Chair in Cardiovascular Biology
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, OUHSC
"Connecting Industry and Academia through the Bioscience Industry Affiliates Program"
Marc Moore, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Practice, Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, OU Norman
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Served Level 2 and Poster Session Level 1
1:30 p.m.–1:40 p.m. (Auditorium, Level 2)
“OCAST: Catalyzing Oklahoma Innovation Through Research”
Executive Director, Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science & Technology
1:40 p.m.–2:40 p.m. Translational Vision II (Auditorium, Level 2)
"Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and the University of Oklahoma"
Daniel Pullin, J.D.
Dean, Michael F. Price College of Business
Vice President, University of Oklahoma
"Challenges and Opportunities for Translational Nanomedicine"
Handan Acar, Ph.D. and Stefan Wilhelm, Ph.D.
Assistant Professors, Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, OU Norman
"Precision Medicine and Developmental Therapeutics at Stephenson Cancer Center"
Kathleen Moore, M.D.
Director, Oklahoma TSET Phase I Program
Associate Professor, Section of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, OUHSC
Associate Director of Clinical Research, Stephenson Cancer Center
2:40 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Translational Vision III (Auditorium, Level 2)
“Interprofessional Collaboration: Current and Future Partnerships with Allied Health”
Kari Boyce, Ph.D., RDMS, RDCS
Professor and Associate Dean, College of Allied Health, OUHSC
Sonography Program Director & Co-Director of the MIRS 3D Printing Lab, OUHSC
"Translational and Clinical Research in the College of Dentistry: Vision and Opportunities"
Sharukh S. Khajotia, B.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research, OU College of Dentistry
Professor and Head, Divison of Dental Biomaterials
“The Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Adversity (CIRCA): an Oklahoma Interdisciplinary and Intercollegiate Collaboration”
Kent Teague, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean for Research, OU School of Community Medicine
Director of the CIRCA Biomarker Core
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Poster Awards and Reception (Floor B)