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NCAS 110th Annual Meeting
PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372

Phone: 910.775.4274
Fax:
910.522.5754
Email:
maria.santisteban@uncp.edu

Location: Oxendine, Room 2232
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conference Schedule

Plenary | Keynote

Workshops | Special Sessions

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

If you would like to attend poster or oral presentations, workshops, or special sessions, you must register for the conference. Register early so that you can pay a reduced rate and make plans well in advance. All presenters must register early for the conference.

EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The plenary address and keynote address are free of charge and open to the public. Registration for these free events is required, however. Please arrive 20-30 minutes early to register inside the University Center Annex (Friday) or the Health Sciences Building (Saturday).

If you register and pay for the entire conference, you are entitled to attend as many events and presentations as you like.

Conference activities will be held in the following facilities:

Conference Schedule

Friday, April 5

   
1:00-2:00 Finance & Strategic Planning Committee Meetings,
Chavis University Center, Rm 251
   
2:00-5:00 Board of Directors Meeting, Chavis University Center, Rm 251
   
5:00-6:00 Registration and Poster Setup for Senior Academy (NCAS) and Collegiate Academy (CANCAS),
University Center Annex
   
5:30-6:00 Poster Judges Meeting, University Center Annex, Rm 203
   
6:00-7:30

Poster Session (NCAS and CANCAS), University Center Annex

Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres, University Center Annex
Live Music: UNCP Faculty Jazz Trio
   
7:30-8:00 Poster Judges Meeting, University Center Annex, Rm 203
 
7:45-9:30

Welcome Remarks & Plenary Address,
Givens Performing Arts Center Auditorium

Welcome Remarks:
Dr. Maria Santisteban, Local Arrangements Committee Chair
Dr. Kyle R. Carter, Chancellor of UNC Pembroke
Dr. Mickael Cariveau, Mount Olive College, President of the NCAS

Plenary Address:
Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

“The Human Genomics Landscape: Bringing Genomic Medicine into Focus”
   
9:45-11:45 CANCAS Social,
University Center Annex
Sponsored by the UNCP Biology Club & TriBeta (Psi Lambda)
   

Saturday, April 6

   
7:30-8:15 Judges & Session Moderators Meeting,
Health Sciences Building, Rm 101
   
7:30-8:30

Setup of Exhibitor & Vendor Tables and Student Academy (NCSAS) Posters, Health Sciences Building

Registration, Health Sciences Building

Continental Breakfast, Food Court in the Health Sciences Building
   
7:30-3:15 Practice rooms available to review slides:
Health Sciences Building Rm 266, 268, and 270
   
8:30-1:30 Student Academy (NCSAS) Posters Available for Viewing (attended from 12:45-1:45), Health Sciences Building
   
8:30-5:00 Exhibits of Sponsors & Vendors, Health Sciences Building
   
8:30-10:00

Panel: Preparing Students for College Science

Panelists:
Jason Ezell, Campbell University
Scott Johnson, Wake Technical Community College
Tim Metz, Campbell University
Greg Neyhart, NC State University
Patricia Sellers, UNC at Pembroke

   
8:30-9:45 Oral Session I, Health Sciences Building
Rm 103, 107, 113, 117, 121
   
9:50-11:05 Oral Session II, Health Sciences Building
Rm 103, 107, 113, 117
   
10:00-11:00 Student Academy Brunch, Food Court in the Health Sciences Building
   
11:15-11:30

Welcome Remarks, Givens Performing Arts Center Auditorium

Dr. Maria Santisteban, Local Arrangements Committee Chair
Dr. David Zeigler, Chair of UNCP Department of Biology
Dr. Mark Canada, Dean of UNCP College of Arts & Sciences

 
11:30-12:30

Keynote Address, Givens Performing Arts Center Auditorium

Mr. David Micklos, Executive Director of the DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

“Engineering Society: The American Eugenics Movement”
   
12:30-1:45 Box Lunches, Food Court in the Health Sciences Building
   
12:45-1:45 Student Academy (NCSAS) Poster Session
Judges Meeting
 
1:45-3:00

Workshops (select one of the four options)

"The Human Microbiome Project: An Opportunity for Student Learning,” led by Dr. Anne Rosenwald of Georgetown University

"Teaching Science for Global Citizenship,” led by Dr. Jeffrey Coker, Associate Professor of Biology at Elon University

“Human Cell Line Contamination: Denial, Acceptance, and Authentication,” led by Dr. James Fuller, Director of DNA Identification Testing for the Laboratory Corporation of America

"Graduate and Professional School" (including a panel discussion followed by breakout sessions), featuring panelists:
Mr. Roy Charles of The Graduate School at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
Mr. Tim Marks of Campbell University;
Ms. Jennifer Mish of Methodist University Physician
Assistant Program; and
Dr. Lawrence Reagan of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine (USC SoM)

   
3:00-3:15 Coffee Break, Food Court in the Health Sciences Building
   
3:15-4:30 Oral Session III, Health Sciences Building
Rm 103, 121, 259, 261
 
4:30-5:30

Special Sessions (select one of the four options)

“Research and Outreach at the Nature Research Center: What Can We Learn About Human Health From Primate Genomics and Armpit Microbes?” by Dr. Julie Horvath, Director, Genomics & Microbiology Research Laboratory at the Nature Research Center of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

"iPlant Collaborative Project" by Mr. David Micklos, Executive Director of the DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

"Seed Industry Consolidation and Its Consequences" by Kristina Hubbard, Director of Advocacy and Communications, Organic Seed Alliance. Session moderated by Dr. Debby Hanmer, Assistant Professor of Biology at UNCP

"Beyond the Naked Eye: Scanning Electron Microscopy and Electron Probe Micro-Analyses" by Dr. Lee Phillips, Associate Professor of Geology at UNCP
   
5:00-5:30 CANCAS Officers Award Preparation Meeting,
University Center Annex, Rm 217
   
5:30-6:30 NCAS Business Meeting**, University Center Annex,
Rm 203
   
5:30-6:30 CANCAS Business Meeting**, University Center Annex,
Rm 217
   
6:30-8:30

Banquet & Awards Ceremony, University Center Annex
Live Music: Lakota John & Layla Locklear,
Native Flute & Song

   
8:30-9:00 Board of Directors Meeting


NCAS is the NC Academy of Science
CANCAS is the Collegiate Academy of the NC Academy of Science
NCSAS is the Student Academy of the NC Academy of Science

NCASor CANCAS because membership is included in the registration for those who were previously non-members.

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Updated: Friday, April 5, 2013

 
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