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2015 Annual Meeting

  Advances in Mechanisms and Therapeutics of Inflammation

Hosted By:
Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society of ASPET 
Cooper Medical School, Rowan University
 Camden, NJ


Thursday, October 22, 2015
 

   

Location

The meeting will be held in the:
CMSRU Medical Education Building
401 South Broadway
Camden, NJ 08103

Directions and Parking

Directions and parking information can be found here.

Poster Competition

Abstract Submission Deadline: 9/30/2015
Abstracts will be accepted only after registration fees have been paid.

Abstract Submission

Click here to view/download a copy of the abstract submission forms with instructions.

Registration

Online Registration fees until 10/16/15: 

Undergraduate Students—$5
Graduate Students—$10
Postdoctoral Fellows—$15
Research Associates—$15
Faculty/Other—$40

Online Registration ends 10/16/2015. After this date, please plan to register and pay onsite (additional fee applies)

Undergraduate Students—$15
Graduate Students—$20
Postdoctoral Fellows—$25
Research Associates—$25
Faculty/Other—$50

Registration covers lectures, poster session, program/abstract book, lunch, and networking reception.

Ways to Register

  1. Online: Register and pay online by credit card via the secure servers of ASPET. Click here to register.
  2. At the Meeting: Pay by check, credit card, or cash

Please note, ASPET.org is best viewed with Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox 3.5+ and Safari 3+. 

Advance registration is appreciated. 

Questions?

Contact: Douglas Tilley
Phone: 215-707-9758
Email: MAPharmSociety@gmail.com 

Program

Morning Sessions

8:00–8:30                   Check-in and Poster Set Up
                     
8:30–9:30                   Poster Presentations*, Judging, and Poster Viewing | Onsite Late Registration (*MUST BE PRESENT to be eligible for award) 
                     
9:45–10:00                  

MAPS and Cooper Medical School Welcomes Douglas G. Tiley, PhD, President, MAPS and Bradford D. Fischer, PhD, Rowan University

                     
10:00–10:35                  

Andrea Bottaro, PhD, Biomedical Sciences, Rowan University:
"B Lymphocytes, Inflammation, and Autoimmunity" 

                     
10:35–11:10                  

Stefania Galluci, MD, Microbiology and Immunology, Temple University:
“Discovery of Biologic Denderitic Cell Activators for Improved Therapies” 

                     
11:10–11:45                  

Melanie Elliott, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University
“The role of the cannabinoid receptor type 2 in head trauma: studies on inflammation and pain” 

                     
11:45–12:00                  

Invited Trainee Talk #1 

                     

Afternoon Sessions

12:00–12:15                  

George B. Koelle Award Presentation by Ellen Unterwald, PhD, MAPS

                     
12:15–1:15                   

Lunch | Poster Viewing

1:15–2:15                  

Keynote Address
Matthias Nahrendorf, MD, PhD, Center for Systems Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital
“The Role of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Cardiovascular Stress-Induced Inflammation” 

                     
2:15–2:50                    José R. Conejo-Garcia, MD, PhD, The Wistar Institute
"Chimeric Endocrine Receptors for Specific Immunotherapeutic Targeting of Ovarian Carcinoma" 
                     
2:50–3:05 
 
                   Invited Trainee Talk #2

 
                     
3:10–4:10
 
                  Biotech Roundtable
Immunology and Inflammation in Biotech
R. Kyle Palmer, PhD, Moderator, Opertech Bio, MAPS
Participants: Panelists from local biotechs - TBD
 
                     
4:10–4:15
 
                  Closing Remarks
 
                     
4:15–5:00 
 
                  Student/Trainee Award* Ceremony/Networking Reception
* MUST BE PRESENT to receive award 

MAPS acknowledges financial support from ASPET 

 

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