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

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

View the abstracts from the 2013 MAPS Annual Scientific Meeting
View the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Report

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