Thursday, October 17

7:30 am - 8:00 am
Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:15 am
Welcome to University of Minnesota
Dr. Chris Cramer, Office of Vice President for Research

8:15 am - 8:30 am
Welcome to MWACD

Dr. Mark Sanders, University Imaging Centers, University of Minnesota

8:30 am - 9:30 am
Plenary Keynote - Enhancing Reproducibility Through Quality Control, Data Management, and Image Analysis with Collaborations Across Disciplines
[Abstract]
Dr. Michelle Itano, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Break & Vendors

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Plenary Session 1 - Multi-Modal GPU Based Analysis
AMD, NVIDIA, and Illumina

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Breakout Session 1
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Concurrent Session 1A: Genomics 101 - Ten Years of Problem-Solving at the UMN Genomics Center with Dr. Kenneth Beckman and Dr. Daryl Gohl
- Concurrent Session 1B: Multi-Model GPU Based Analysis, A Deeper Look with Dr. Ben Lynch and Dr. David G. Morgan

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Lunch

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Open Office Hours

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Breakout Session 2
[Details]
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Concurrent Session 2A: Imaging 201 - Practical Considerations for Starting a Serial Block Face SEM Service with Dr. Jeff Salisbury and Dr. Christopher Gilpin
- Concurrent Session 2B: Flow Cytometry 101 - Channeling Experiments Using Multiple Technologies with Dr. Paul Champoux

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Breakout Session 3
- Concurrent Session 3A: Admin 201, Research Advancement & Development Professionals Network (https://radpn.umn.edu)
- Concurrent Session 3B: Other, The Many Connections of Diabetes and Dementia with Dr. J. Neil Henderson

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Break & Vendors

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Breakout Session 4
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Concurrent Session 4A: Admin 201 - Cross Core Lessons Learned with David Brown
- Concurrent Session 4B: Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry - The Ever-Changing Role of Proteomics Core in Life Science Research with Dr. Uma Aryal

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Annual Halloween Costume Party and Vendor Mixer (Start planning your costume!)