AMGDB 2013

Quito, Ecuador
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

    AMGDB 2013 Annual Meeting - Quito, Ecuador

PRELIMINARY AGENDA
 
   
 Thursday, Jan 17
 
 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Registration Desk Open
 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
AMGDB Welcome Reception & Dinner
   
 Friday, Jan 18
 
  Breakfast / Dinner / Tour Included
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
AMGDB Annual Meeting

Welcome & Introductions
Jane Clifford, President
8:30 am - 9:00 am
AMGDB Distinguished Service Award
Nominees: Dr. Thomas M. Devlin and Dr. Ronald Estabrook

Scientific Sessions
Chaired by Jose Rodriguez-Medina, President-Elect
9:00 am - 9:40 am
Conformational Selection in Trypsin-like Proteases
Enrico Di Cera, PhD., St. Louis University
9:40 am - 10:20 am
Human Cytochrome P450 Reductase Deficiency: From Test Tube to Mouse Model
Bettie Sue Masters, Ph.D
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
10:20 am - 10:40 am
Break
10:40 am - 11:20 am
The Technology Transfer Pipeline: Successful Scenarios for Developing a Scientific Idea from the Bench to a Product
Cheryl L. Quinn, Ph.D, BioPharma Independent Consultant
11:20 - 12:00 pm
Putting on the RITz:  Rit GTPase Control of Adult Neurogenesis and Neuronal Survival
Douglas A. Andres, Ph.D, University of Kentucky
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Lunch On-Own
1:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Quito City Tour and dinner at Theatrum
Saturday, Jan 19


Breakfast / Lunch / Tour Included
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
AMGDB Annual Meeting
Welcome & Introductions
Jane Clifford Ph.D., President

Public Policy Session
Chaired by Jose Rodriguez-Medina Ph.D., President-Elect
8:00 am - 8:40 am
Policies that Affect our Future and the Biomedical Workforce
Judith S. Bond, Ph.D., FASEB President

8:40 am - 9:20 am
Diversity, Health Equity Research and the International Environment for Research
Ann Bonham, Ph.D, Chief Scientific Officer, AAMC
9:20 am - 10:00 am
Managing Research Support in Difficult Times: Perspective of the NIAID
Matthew J. Fenton, PhD, Director
Division of Extramural Activities, NIH-NIAID
10:00 am - 10:20 am
Break
10:20 am - 11:00 am
ASBMB at the NIH and on Capitol Hill
Richard Eckert, Ph.D., AMGDB Secretary
and Head Legislative Issues ASBMB PAAC
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
AMGDB Business Meeting I
Reports by Executive Committee:
President's Report - Jane Clifford
Treasurer Report - Teresa Dunn
Webmasters Report - Brian Schaufhasen
Secretary/Database Manager's Report - Richard Eckhert
Slate of New Officers & Nominations
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Middle of the World Tour and Lunch at El Crater
PM
Evening On-Own
Sunday, Jan 20


Breakfast / Dinner Included
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
AMGDB Education Session
Chaired by Michael Mathews, Ph.D., Education Committee Chair
8:30 am - 9:00 am
The Biomedical Workforce: Past, Present and Future
Judith S. Bond, Ph.D., FASEB President
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Skills needed by new graduates to become more competitive for "alternative" careers in the
 private sector
Cheryl L. Quinn, Ph.D., BioPharma Independent Consultant

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Round Table Discussion
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
AMGDB Business Meeting II
Slate of Officers 2014:  Final Vote
Preview of 2014 Meeting Destination
Discussion and nominations for 2015 meeting site
12:00 pm
Adjourn 2013 Annual Meeting
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
AMGDB Closing Dinner and Jacchigua Show
Monday, Jan 21


Breakfast / Lunch / Tour Included
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Full Day Tour - Your Choice

1.  Otavalo Highlands Indian Market (textiles) and Cotacachi Village (leather) with lunch at Hacienda Pinsaqui and visit to Pequche Village (Andean instruments)

2.  Mindo Cloud Forest with lunch at Sachatamia Lodge (hummingbirds) to include Zip Lines, Butterfly Farm and Whitewater Tubing
PM
Evening On Own
Tuesday, Jan 22


Breakfast Included
7:00 am
Departure for Galapagos

 

Contact Information

  • Sheilah Jewart
    Conference Coordinator
    amazing@iag.net

Payment Instructions

  • Registration Fee includes:

    (5) Nights Deluxe Room at

       Hilton Colon in Quito
    (4) Buffet Breakfasts
    1/2-Day City Tour
    Dinner at Theatrum
    Full-Day Country Tour
    Welcome Dinner
    Closing Dinner
    Jacchigua Show
    Conference Materials

    Before Nov 02:

    Chair - $1560
    Guest - $550
    Child (7-13) - $475

    After Nov 02:

    Based on space availabilty
    Chair - $1660
    Guest - $650
    Child (7-13) - $475

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