March Malaria Madness Meeting

Welcome to the March Malaria Madness Meeting, hosted by the Florida Malaria Research Consortium.

March 8-9, 2019
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

A full schedule can be found below, and is also available for download. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Saturday, March 8th

800-835 AM -- Coffee & Croissants: Morning Mingle / Registration
835-845 AM -- Welcome – Overview of Meeting Day 1


Presentations (10 mins max + 5 mins Q&A)

900-915 AM -- Jon Juliano (UNC)

915-930 AM -- Jun Miao (USF)

930-945 AM -- Michele Spring (AFRIMS)

945-1000AM -- Julie Moore (UF)

1000-1100 AM -- Break for discussion (Coffee)

1100-1115 AM -- Rays Jiang (USF)

1115-1130 AM -- Jessica Lin (UNC)

1130-1145 AM -- Tim Garrett (UF)

1145-1200 Noon --  Tim Wise [Agilent Technologies]: CRISPR and sgRNA Solutions: chemically modified guide RNAs to improve stability and accuracy

1200-115 PM --Lunch Break & Discussions

115-130 PM -- Debopam Chakrabarti (UCF)

130-145 PM -- Kami Kim (USF)

145-200 PM -- Andrew Oleinikov (FAU)

200-300 PM -- Break for discussion (Coffee)

300-315 PM -- Sarah Zohdy (Auburn)

315-330 PM -- Ben Jacob (USF)

330-345 PM -- Denis Valle (UF)

345-400 PM -- Sadie Ryan (UF)

400-615 PM -- Onsite Happy Hour (Alcohol is available at 5:01 PM and gates close @630 PM so no one else can get in to the site but we don’t have to run out at this time)

730-930 PM -- First Magnitude Brewery- Food Truck Dinner and Drinks (Not covered by M4)

 

Sunday, March 9th

800-830 AM -- Coffee & Croissants: Morning Mingle & Poster Set-up

830-845 AM -- Welcome – Overview of Meeting Day 2

845-900 AM -- Jeff Bailey (Brown)

900-915 AM -- John Adams (USF)

915-930 AM -- Derrick Mathias (UF/FMEL)

930-945 AM -- Jeff Bloomquist (UF)

945-1000 AM -- Courtney Murdock (UGA)

1000-1015 AM -- Rhoel Dinglasan (UF)

1015-1030 AM -- Short Break

Turbo Talks by Postdoc (8 mins and 2 mins Q&A)

1030-1040 AM -- Turbo Talk: Sai Lata De (USF)

1040-1050 AM -- Turbo Talk: Ash Pathak (UGA)

1050-1100 AM -- Turbo Talk: Tim Hamerly (UF)

1100-1110 AM -- Turbo Talk: Rachasak Boonhok (USF)

1110-1120 AM -- Turbo Talk: Vincent Nyasembe (UF)

1120-1130 AM -- Turbo Talk: Francis Ntumniga (USF)

1130-1140 AM -- Turbo Talk: Fabien Demares (UF)

1140 AM-1215 Noon -- Malaria 3MT Competition by Graduate Students only (3 mins only, 1 min Q&A)

$100 cash prize for the winner

Winner is selected by vote by PIs from outside FL

1215-1245 PM -- Discussion & Wrap Up

Announce 3MT Winner; FMRC Program Project/Grant Application Discussion; Action Items for next meeting; Hosting Institution for 2020?

(Room reservation ends at 100 PM)

100-200 PM -- Lunch & Additional Discussions

Meet @: Swamp Head Brewery

3650 SW 42 Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608

Not covered by M4

 

OR until you decide to leave Gainesville
OR Join the student/postdoc group heading out on the La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie.