• Tuesday, Nov. 18, Setup - Academic Center Conference Room 


    2-4 p.m.

    Poster Setup and Badge Pickup

    Wednesday, Nov. 19, Research Symposium, Academic Center


    8-8:30 a.m.


    8:30-8:50 a.m.

    Welcome and Research Update
    Jeffrey Joyce, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, Professor, KCUMB 

    8:50-10:10 a.m.

    Faculty Presentations

    10:10-10:40 a.m.


    10:40-11:55 a.m.


    Pedro Lowenstein, M.D., Ph.D.

    Richard C. Schneider Collegiate Professor Endowed Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
    Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery
    Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
    School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    | Biographical information | CV 

    11:55-12:15 p.m.

    Research Co-Chair Wrap up
    Flavia Costa, Ph.D., Research Instructor, and Steven Gustafson, D.O., FCAP, FASCP, Assistant Professor, Pathology

    12:15-2:30 p.m.

    Box Lunch Served
    Poster Competition
    Poster Judging

    3-4 p.m.

    Small Round Table Discussion with Keynote and Local Speakers, SAC 204-206

    Speaker and Awards Dinner - Butterworth Alumni Center


    4-5 p.m.

    Cocktail Hour, Butterworth Alumni Center

    5 p.m.

    Buffet Dinner

    5:30 to 6:15 p.m.


    Lynda Bonewald, Ph.D.

    Vice Chancellor for Translational and Clinical Research
    Curators’ Professor, Lee M. and William Lefkowitz
    Professor, Director, UMKC-CEMT
    Director, Bone Biology Research Program in the UMKC School of Dentistry, Department of Oral Biology
    | Biographical information | CV  

    6:20 to 6:30 p.m.

    Message from Marc Hahn, D.O., President and CEO, KCUMB

    6:30 to 6:45 p.m

    Presentation of Betty Jo White, D.O., FACOS, Prize for Research by Faculty

    6:45 to 7 p.m.

    Student Award Presentations
    First Place Presenter: Norbert Seidler, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, Chair, KCUMB 

    7-7:10 p.m.

    Closing Remarks: Jeffrey Joyce, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, Professor, KCUMB