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Science and Innovation Center

Sunday, May 20 - Tuesday, May 22 • 7:15 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 23 • 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
San Diego Convention Center
Sails Pavilion (Upper Level)

The Science & Innovation Center is a forum for scientists and researchers to meet, network, learn, and rest. The Science & Innovation Center is organized by representatives of the Assembly on Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation (AII), Pulmonary Infections and Tuberculosis (PI-TB), Respiratory cell and Molecular Biology (RCMB), and Respiratory Structure and Function (RSF).

Daily

  • Complimentary breakfast served at 7 a.m.
  • Light refreshments served at 12 p.m.
  • Informal networking & rest area all day

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

ATS 101 Series
7:15-8 a.m.

Topic: iPSCs

Speaker: Amy Firth, PhD, University of South California

ATS 101 Series
7:15-8 a.m.

Topic: CyTOF

Speaker: Jeffrey Atkinson, MD, Washington University in St. Louis

Early Career Professionals
Coffee Corner
7:15-8 a.m.

Meet representatives from Early Career Working groups from AII, RCMB, RSF, and PI-TB

ATS 101 Series
11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Topic: Pathogenesis of Pneumonia

Speaker: Joseph P. Mizgerd, ScD, Boston University

ATS 101 Series
11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Topic: Mitochondria Biology

Speaker: Navdeep Chandel, PhD, Northwestern University

Special Meet and Greet Session with NIH Officials
11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Topic: NIH panel/meet & greet with NIH program officers
Speaker: Matt Craig, PhD
Neil Aggarwal, MD,
National Institutes of Health

Rising Stars
1:15 - 3 p.m.

AII Rising Stars:
1:15 - 2 p.m.
RCMB Rising Stars
2 - 2:45 p.m.

Rising Stars
1:15 - 3 p.m.

PI-TB Rising Stars
1:15 - 2 p.m.
RSF Rising Stars
2 - 2:45 p.m.

SIC Abstract Awards
1:15 - 3 p.m.

AII Abstract winner: 1:20 p.m.
RCMB Abstract Winner: 1:45 p.m.
PI-TB Abstract Winner: 2:10 p.m.
RSF Abstract Winner: 2:35 p.m.

Reception for PhDs & Other Basic Science Researchers
Sunday, May 20, 2018
3:30 - 5 p.m.