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Agenda

Tuesday April 22nd Location: Top of the Hop
5:00-7:00 PM Student Poster Session and Reception at Top of the Hop. iPad grants will be awarded to the top 3 posters. 
Wednesday April 23rd Location: Alumni Hall
8:00-8:40AM Arrival/Registration (rolls, juice, and coffee available)
8:40-8:50 Welcoming remarks: Scott Williams, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
8:50-9:00 Opening Remarks: Lisa Adams, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Community and Family Health and Associate Dean for Global Health, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
9:00-9:05 Speaker Introductions
9:05-9:55

Invited Speaker: Timothy Rebbeck, Ph.D., Professor of Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania
"Global Health Disparities: Insight into Cancer Etiology and Outcomes"

9:55-10:20

Dartmouth Speaker: Peter Wright, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
"Aiyti Cheri"

10:20-10:50 Coffee Break (rolls, soft drinks and coffee available)- Student Posters for viewing
10:50-10:55 Speaker Introductions
10:55-11:15

Dartmouth Speaker: Timothy Lahey, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
"Vaccine Protection from Tuberculosis"

11:15-12:05PM

Invited Speaker: Julie Makani, M.D., Ph.D., Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Senior lecturer in Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Muhimbili University
"Sickle Cell Disease in Tanzania"

12:05-1:15 Buffet Lunch for all attendees, Student Posters for viewing. Following lunch iPad Research and Education Grants will be awarded
1:15-1:20 Speaker Introductions
1:20-1:45

Dartmouth Speaker: Jennifer Doherty, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
"Searching for Common Drivers of Molecular Subtypes of Ovarian Cancer Across Diverse Populations"

1:45-2:35

Invited Speaker: Sarah Tishkoff, Ph.D., David and Lyn Silfen University Professor of Genetics and Biology, University of Pennsylvania
"Implications for Human Origins and Disease"

2:35-3:00

Dartmouth Speaker: Scott Williams, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
"Human-Helicobacter Co-Evolution, Gastric Disease and Human Colonization"

3:00-3:30 Coffee Break (coffee available) - Student Posters for viewing
3:30-3:35 Speaker Introductions
3:35-3:50 Dartmouth Speaker: Lisa Adams, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Community and Family Health and Associate Dean for Global Health, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
"Cross-Cultural Issues in Global Health: Lessons to Optimize Your Research Partnerships"
3:50-3:55 Keynote Speaker Introduction
3:55-4:55

Keynote Speaker: Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Amos Christie Chair and Director, Vanderbilt University
"Implementation Science in the Fight Against HIV in Africa"

4:55-5:00 Closing Remarks: Scott Williams, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
5:00-6:00 Reception Wine/beer/other drinks/hors d'oeuvres will be served