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2013 Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society Annual Meeting

Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society

2013 Annual Meeting

 G Protein-Coupled Receptors: Current Thoughts and New Directions
University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, PA
October 7, 2013

Meeting Program, Directions, and Parking Information


Meeting Program

Morning Session 

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM        Check-in and Poster Setup

8:30 AM - 9:50 AM        Poster Presentations *, judging and poster viewing
                                      On-site late registration
                                      *MUST BE PRESENT to be eligible for award
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM    MAPS and USciences Welcome
                                      Diane W. Morel, Ph.D., President, MAPS
                                      USciences representative

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Lawrence (Skip) Brass, M.D., Ph.D. (U. Penn): "How the platelet signaling network shapes the hemostatic response to injury and contributes to heart attacks and strokes"

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM    J. Silvio Gutkind, Ph.D. (NIH): “The mutational landscape of G proteins and GPCRs in cancer: New molecular targeted therapies?”

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Madhu Chintala, Ph.D. (Merck): "Discovery and development of vorapaxar, a novel PAR-1 antagonist for the treatment of atherothrombosis”

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM    Invited Trainee Talk 1

Afternoon Session

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM      Presentation of George B. Koelle Award (by MAPS Councilor)
                                      Lunch, poster viewing

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM        KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Lakshmi Devi, Ph.D. (Mount Sinai Schol of Medicine, NY): “Big science on a modest budget: Lessons from deorphanizing a hypothalamic G protein-coupled receptor involved in body weight regulation”

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM        Mary Abood, Ph.D. (Temple University): "Cannabinoid Receptors: Inside and Out"

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM        Invited Trainee Talk 2

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM        Closing Remarks

3:00 PM -4:30 PM         Poster Award Ceremony* and Networking Reception
                                      *MUST BE PRESENT to be eligible for award

Reports from Previous Meetings

2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Report (Abstracts and Program) - October 7, 2013
University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Annual Scientific Meeting Report - October 25, 2012
GlaxoSmithKline, Upper Providence Site, Collegeville, PA

2011 Annual Scientific Meeting Report - October 27, 2011
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Annual Scientific Meeting Report - December 10, 2010
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Annual Scientific Meeting - November 2, 2009
Temple University Health Sciences Center College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

2008 Annual Scientific Meeting  (Abstracts  and  Program) - November 11, 2008
GlaxoSmithKline, King of Prussia, PA

2007 Annual Scientific Meeting  - October 8, 2007
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

2006 Annual Scientific Meeting  - October 27, 2006
Cephalon Pharmaceuticals and Adolor Pharmaceuticals, King of Prussia, PA

2004 Annual Scientific Meeting  - October 15, 2004
Wyeth Pharmceuticals, Collegeville, PA

2003 Annual Scientific Meeting  - October 10, 2003
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ

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