Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology



2017 VICB
Student Research






2017 VICB Student Research Symposium


Thursday, August 10

Vanderbilt Student Life Center



Guest Speaker:


Anna Mapp, University of Michigan






Richard N. Armstrong Prize in Chemical Biology Award: Michelle Mitchener


Poster Presentaiton Awards:
Systems Analysis - Zach Lonergan
Molecular Discovery - Rongxin Shi
Therapeutics and Translation - Linda Zhang
Synthesis - Alex Allweil


Oral Presentation Awards:

Nicole Perry
Nichole Lareau
Suzanne Batiste



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7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.     Coffee, Poster Hanging


8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.     Larry Marnett, Dean of Basic Sciences

Oral Session I: Therapeutics, Translation and Chemical Synthesis (Evan Perry, Chair)
8:45 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.      Nicole Perry (Gurevich Lab) - Arrestin-3 mediated scaffolding of  the ASK1-MKK4/7-JNK3 cascade components 
9:05 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.     James Poland (McClean Lab) - Utilizing an Untargeted Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry Method to Profile the Gut Metabolome
9:25 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.   Alex Waterson, Director VCCDD - Discovery of Cell Active Inhibitors of Lactate Dehydrogenase using Structure-Based Design



10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.     Coffee Break and Poster Viewing


Oral Session II: Molecular Discovery and Systems Analysis (Jacob Choby, Chair)
10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.    Lisa Lojek (Skaar Lab) - The IsdG family of heme oxygenases is conserved across domains
10:50 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.    Nichole Lareau (Caprioli Lab)- Imaging Mass Spectrometry Provides Molecular Insights into Diabetic Kidney Disease
11:10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.    Brian Bachmann, Professor of Chemistry - Natural Product Discovery for Precision Medicine



11:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.    Lunch and Poster Viewing 



Oral Session III: VICB Prize Winner and Runner Up (Audrey Ynigez, Chair)
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Suzanne Batiste (Johnston Lab)- Illuminating the Dark Side of Natural Products
1:30 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.   Awardee for Prize in Chemical Biology – Michelle Mitchener (Marnett Lab) - Oxidation of the Lipid and DNA Peroxidation-Derived DNA Adduct M1dG to 6-oxo-M1dG in Genomic DNA

2:10 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.           


Keynote Session: Keynote VICB Presentation (James Wepy, Chair)
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.    Anna Mapp, University of Michigan – Keynote VICB Presentation – From Fuzzy to Function: The New Frontier of Protein-Protein Interactions



3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.      Reception, Poster Viewing and Awards




Oral & Poster Presentations Abstracts


Oral Abstracts (PDF) VUNet ID Required


Poster Abstracts (PDF) VUNet ID Required

























































































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