Research Symposium

  • "A Century of Achievement in Health and Research"

    Friday, March 25

    Academic Center, KCU Campus 

    Featuring oral and poster presentations by KCU College of Biosciences and College of Osteopathic Medicine students, along with keynote speaker Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Randy Schekman.  

  • Schekman SmallDr. Randy Schekman 

    Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine 2013

    Dr. Randy Schekman is a cell biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. Dr. Schekman shared the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with James Rothman and Thomas C. Südhof for their ground-breaking work on cell membrane vesicle trafficking. 

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    Dr. Schekman will present:

    "The Importance of Basic Research and How it Impacts Science" 

    at the KCU Research Community Reception
    Thursday, March 24
    Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
    4801 Rockhill Road

    "Unconventional Secretion of Proteins and RNA from Cultured Human Cells"
    at the KCU Research Symposium Day
    Friday, March 25
    Academic Center, KCU

    Agenda

    Friday, March 25
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Academic Center, KCU Campus

    8-9 a.m.   Breakfast and Registration
    9-9:15 a.m.   Welcome and Introduction
    9:45-11:30 a.m.   "Coagulopathy of Prolonged Cardiac Arrest" presented by Sarnoff Fellow Ryan Coute (DO candidate) 
    11:30 a.m.–1:15 p.m.   Student Oral Presentations
    1:15–2 p.m.   Poster Presentations and Lunch (Student Activity Center)
    2:15-2:30 p.m.   "Muscle-Bone Interactions in Progression of ALS" a Betty Jo White Prize for Research – Faculty Presentation by Dr. Jingsong Zhou
    2:30-4 p.m.   Introduction of Nobel Prize Winner and Keynote Speaker by President Marc Hahn
    2:15-2:30 p.m.   "Unconventional Secretion of Proteins and RNA from Cultured Human Cells" by Keynote Speaker Dr. Randy Schekman
    4-4:30 p.m.   Award Presentations
    4:30-6 p.m.   Presenters and Keynote Speaker Reception

     

    Reception

    Thursday, March 24
    5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Hosted by Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) and the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI)

    Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
    4801 Rockhill Road
    Kansas City, MO 64110