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Oct. 22 | 5:30 p.m.
Union Station, Sprint Festival Plaza
Kansas City, Missouri
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.
Congratulations to the 2016 Research Symposium winners. Your research and presentations were outstanding.
Oral Presentation - Norbert W. Seidler Prize for ResearchNicolina (Taylor) Smith, Anatomy Fellow – “Using Anatomical Landmark to Avoid Phrenic Nerve Injury During Balloon-Based Procedures in Atrial Fibrillation Patients” Authors - Nicolina (Taylor) Smith, Larry Segars, Travis Kauffman, and Anthony OlingerMentor – Dr. Anthony Olinger
Poster Presentation - 1st PlaceShaneisha Williams, Research Track COB Student - “Loss of Neuronal Calcium Pump Function in Models of Parkinson’s Disease” Authors Shaneisha Williams, Paul Ramlow, John Stanford, Asma Zaidi Mentor – Dr. Asma ZaidiPoster Presentation - 2nd PlaceSidrah Sheikh, Research Track COB Student – “Death of Dopaminergic Neurons in the Substantia Nigra in Parkinson's Disease - Is Calcium the Silent Killer?” Authors - Sidrah Sheikh, Paul Ramlow, and Asma Zaidi Mentor – Dr. Asma Zaidi
Betty Jo White Research Award Dr. Jingsong Zhou, Faculty - "Muscle-Bone Interactions in Progression of ALS"
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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 Drs. 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 ReceptionThursday, March 24Kauffman Foundation Conference Center4801 Rockhill Road
"Unconventional Secretion of Proteins and RNA from Cultured Human Cells"at the KCU Research Symposium DayFriday, March 25Academic Center, KCU
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