Research opportunities spanning UT Arlington, UT Dallas and
UT Southwestern will be highlighted at the sixth annual Metroplex Day. The goal of this one-day event is to present science conducted at the three UT institutions in North Texas and to encourage collaborations.
This year the meeting will be held on Friday, March 4, 2011 from 8:00-4:30 PM at UT Southwestern Medical Center. The event is open to all faculty, post doctoral fellows, students, scientific staff, and trainees at the sponsoring schools.
Nobel Laureate Alfred Gilman, M.D., Ph.D., will speak at 2pm about his experiences as the scientific director of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
The title of his lecture is: “CPRIT: Opportunities and Lessons.”
Faculty members and selected graduate students representing each school also will be speaking and presenting their winning posters. An award presentation for all poster winners will conclude the event.
Faculty speakers are as follows:
Wei Chen, Ph. D from UTA
Nanoparticle Self-lighting Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer TreatmentLeonidas Bleris, Assistant Prof. from UTD, Bioengineering,
Engineering RNAi-based Mammalian Gene NetworksElizabeth Maher, M.D., Ph.D. from UTSWMC
Multidisciplinary Investigation in Malignant Brain Tumor Biology: “The Whole is Much Greater Than the Sum of the Parts”Dennis Stone, M.D., Professor and Vice President for Technology Development from the UTSWMC BioCenter
Technology Development at UTSW
Prizes for Posters and Abstracts
Please select from one of the following categories:
Deadlines for Abstract Submission and Registration
Abstract and speaking: To be considered for a speaking award, registration and the abstract must be submitted by February 8, 2011.
Poster presentation: To be considered for a poster award, registration and the abstract must be submitted by February 11, 2011.Attending: Registration by February 11, 2011 is required for attendees to receive lunch.
To register and/or submit your Research Abstract/Posters, go to the registration page:
We encourage your participation in this exciting event!