Duke Next Generation Leaders Symposium

Tentative agenda for the 2023 DNGL Symposium to be held on June 7, 2023

2023 Duke Next Generation Leaders Symposium Agenda
Sponsored by the IDEALS Office and the Duke Cancer Institute

Location: Trent Semans Center for Health Education, The Great Hall

9-9:10am    Opening Remarks    Mary Klotman, MD, Dean of Duke University School of Medicine and
Johnna Frierson, PhD, Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the Basic Sciences

9:10-9:50am    María Bravo Núñez, PhD Harvard University, Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology    

                        “The Role of Meiotic Factors in Ploidy Dynamics”

9:50-10:30am    Chensu Liu, PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology                             “Mechanosensation at the Nuclear Envelope in Oocyte Development”

10:30-10:50am    Coffee Break    

10:50-11:20am    Jaye Gardiner, PhD Fox Chase Cancer Center    

               “Examining the Unconventional Role of Ang–Tie2 signaling in Pancreatic CAF/ECM Unit Function”

11:20-11:50am    Luis Hernandez-Nunez, PhD, Harvard University, Dept. of Physics    

“Functional Development of Motor and Sensory Cardiac Autonomic Circuits”

11:50-2:10pm    Lunch break  

2:10-2:50pm    Shaneice Mitchell, PhD, Stanford University, Dept. of Pathology

“Utilizing Tractable Human Macrophage Models to Investigate Pathogenic Features of Clonal Hematopoiesis”

2:50-3:30pm    Smriti Sangwan, PhD, University of California San Francisco, Dept. of Biochemistry/Biophysics    

“Molecular Mechanisms of Translational Regulation”

3:30-4:10pm    Adelita Mendoza, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis, Dept. of Developmental Biology

"Lysosomes contain an expansion compartment that mediates zinc transporter delivery to promote zinc homeostasis in C. elegans"

4:10pm    Closing Remarks    

4:20-6:00 pm    Reception on 6th floor of Trent Semans Center for Health Education    

2023 Duke Next Generation fellows