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Agenda
Biotechnology Symposium 2013

Thursday, May 16, 2013

7:30

Check-in and Continental Breakfast

8:15

Welcome and Introduction

Dr. Lee Newman, Associate Professor, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; and Conference Co-Chair

Dr. Arthur Stipanovic, Professor, Chemistry Department, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; and Conference Co-Chair

Dr. Thomas Amidon, Professor, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; and Conference Co-Chair

Katherina Searing, Associate Director, Professional Education and Non-credit Programs, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

8:45

Plenary Session

Enabling Collaboration: An Introduction to the UIDP Research Guidebook
Mr. David Bond, Director of Sponsored Research Services, Rochester Institute of Technology

Low cost human therapeutic proteins bioencapsulated within plant cells confer protection against inherited or infectious diseases upon oral delivery
Dr. Henry Daniell, Chauncey Egel Endowed Professor, University of Pennsylvania

10:30

Poster Viewing and Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions

11:00

Mini-Plenary Session

12:00

Networking Lunch

1:00 Poster Viewing and Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions

1:30

Concurrent Sessions

Bioenergy

Chair: Dr. Arthur Stipanovic, Professor, Chemistry Department, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Keys to Entrepreneurship & Innovation Success

Chair: Susi Varvayanis, Business Development Officer, Center for Advanced Technology, Institute of Biotechnology, Cornell University

  • Session Abstract

    Mr. Lou Walcer, Director, The Kevin M. McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences, Cornell University

    Mr. Jack Greco, Business Manager, Isoflux

    Dr. Robert Baier, Distinguished Professor & Director, Biomaterials Graduate Program Industry/University Center for Biosurfaces, State University of New York at Buffalo

     

The Hill Collaboration on Environmental Medicine

Chair: Dr. Neil Ringler, Vice Provost of Research and Director of McIntire-Stenis Forestry Research, Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

  • Dr. John P. Hassett, Professor, Chemistry Department, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Dr. Margaret Bryant, Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Dr. Sandra Hewett, Beverly Petterson Bishop Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Biology, Syracuse University

3:00

Poster Viewing and Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions

3:30

Concurrent Sessions

Biomaterials/Orthopedics

Chair: Dr. Pat Mather, Milton and Ann Stevenson Professor of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University

Fermentation: The Original Biotechnology

Chair: Christopher James Gerling, Extension Associate, Cornell University, Food Science & Technology at Geneva

Chromatography

Chair: Tom Melninkaitis, Laboratory Products Sales Specialist, Tosoh Bioscience

 

5:00 – 7:00

Networking Reception, Poster Session with Judging, and Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions

Friday, May 17, 2013

7:30

Check-in, Continental Breakfast, and Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions

8:00

Plenary Session

Dr. Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., President, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

NY-SUNY & Academic Industry Linkages
Dr. Timothy Killeen, President, Research Foundation for the State University of New York & SUNY Vice Chancellor for Research

New York's Entrepreneurial Eco-system and the Role of The Accelerator
James Hank Watson, Executive Director, Central New York Biotech Accelerator

9:30

Mini-Plenary Session

10:00

Break / Poster Viewing and Exhibitor Interactions

10:30

Concurrent Sessions

Drug Delivery

Chair: Dr. Lee Newman, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

 

Agricultural Biotechnology

Chair: Dr. William Powell, Professor, Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Stem Cells/Tissue Engineering

Chairs: Dr. Andrea Vizcian, Assistant Professor, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Dr. Michael Zuber, Assistant Professor, SUNY Upstate Medical University

12:00

Student Award Ceremony, Conference Giveaway, and Closing Session

12:30

Conference Adjourns


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