2008 IRACDA Conference Agenda

(subject to alteration)

Sunday June 8, 2008

3:00-6:00pm
Check-in and registration

5:00-6:30pm
Reception

6:30-9:00pm
Dinner and Keynote Speaker
Dr. Erich Jarvis - Neurobiology, Duke University

Monday June 9, 2008

7:30-8:30am
Breakfast

8:00-8:30 am
Update on IRACDA, Introduction of new programs
Dr. Clifton Poodry - NIGMS

8:45-10:00am
Genetic Scale-up Goes Public - Genotyping in the Consumer World
Center for Genomics and Society - UNC Chapel Hill

10:00-10:30am
Coffee Break

10:30-11:30am
Academic Careers: Roles, Responsibilities, and Responses
Dr. Kay Lund- Professor, Cell & Molecular Physiology, UNC Chapel Hill

Noon- 1:30pm
Lunch

1:30 - 2:30pm
Teaching Workshop - "Backwards Course Design"
Dr. Ed Neal - UNC Center for Teaching and Learning

2:45-4:00pm
Approaches to education, teaching, and what works and what doesn't
Dr. Richard Superfine - Professor, Physics and Astronomy, UNC Chapel Hill
Dr. Frank Church - Professor, Pathology, UNC Chapel Hill
Dr. Dee Banks - Professor, Natural Sciences, Shaw University
Dr. Greg Goins - Associate Professor, Biology, North Carolina A&T University

4:00pm
Poster Set-Up

4:30-6:30pm
Poster Sessions A and B
Research posters and IRACDA program posters

7pm
Dinner (on own)- Explore Franklin Street, Chapel Hill

Tuesday June 10, 2008

7:30-8:30pm
Breakfast - Financial Planning Seminar for IRACDA Scholars

8:45-10:00am
Reality Checks for the New Faculty Hire: Understanding the Culture
Dr. Goldie Byrd - Professor, Biology, North Carolina A&T University
Dr. Joe Thompson - Assistant Professor, Biology, Franklin & Marshall College
Dr. Christina Burch - Biology, UNC Chapel Hill

10:00-10:30am
Coffee Break

10:30-12:00pm
Approaches to Research-based Courses in Science
IRACDA scholars present - 2 concurrent sessions

12:00-3:00pm
Free Time (on own)
Business Meeting (IRACDA program staff and NIGMS staff)

3:30-5:15pm
Fundable Grants: Understanding the Review Process
Dr. Bob Duronio - Professor, Biology, UNC Chapel Hill
Dr. Allyn Howlett - Professor, Physiology, Wake Forest University
Dr. Goldie Byrd - Professor, Biology, North Carolina A&T University
Dr. Adrienne Cox - Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, UNC Chapel Hill
Dr. Doug Cyr - Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology, UNC Chapel Hill

5:15-5:30pm
Break

5:30-6:30pm
The Grant Writing Experience and Managing the Funded Grant
Dr. Bob Poage - Assistant Professor, Biology, UNC Pembroke
Dr. Dinitra White - Assistant Professor, Biology, North Carolina A&T University
Dr. Karin Pfennig - Assistant. Professor, Biology, UNC Chapel Hill
Dr. Mitch McVey - Assistant. Professor, Biology, Tufts University

7:00pm
Southern BBQ Dinner, Awards Presentation, and Entertainment

Wednesday June 11, 2008

Depart