Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology



2018 VICB
Student Research






2018 VICB Student Research Symposium




When:  Thursday, August 9, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Where: Vanderbilt Student Life Center


Guest Speaker:


Martin J. Schnermann
National Cancer Institute (NIH)


Schnermann Website





Richard N. Armstrong Prize in Chemical Biology:
Jacob Choby


Oral Presentation Awards:
Kelly Craft, Christopher Fullenkamp, Jessica Sheldon

Azadeh Hadadianpour, Aimee Wilde


Poster Awards:

Systems Analysis) James Wepy & Nicole Perry
Molecular Discovery) Reece Knippel & Laura Hesse
Therapeutics & Translation) Gaurav Bedse & Carson Moore
Chemical Synthesis) Carson Reed & Jennifer Benoy


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Agenda (PDF With Titles)



7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.            Coffee & Poster Hanging
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.            Welcome, Gary Sulikowski, VICB Director
                                                  (Francis Prael, Chair)

Oral Session I                     Therapeutics, Translation and Chemical Synthesis

                                                       (Francis Prael, Chair)

8:45 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.           Azadeh Hadadianpour (Smith Lab)

9:05 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.           Christopher Fullenkamp (Sulikowski Lab)
9:25 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.         James Crowe, Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center


10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.        Break

Oral Session II                    Molecular Discovery and Systems Analysis (Monique

                                                        Bennett, Chair)

10:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.       VICB Citation Winner Flash Talk

10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.       Aimee Wilde (Cassat Lab)
11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.       Jessica Sheldon (Skaar Lab)

11:20 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.       Jonathan Irish, Assistant Faculty in CDB & PMI


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.         Lunch & Poster Viewing




Oral Session III                   VICB Prize Winner and Runner Up (Jaqueline-Mae                                                     Picache, Chair)               
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.           Kelly Craft (Townsend Lab)

1:30 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.           Awardee for Prize in Chemical Biology,

                                                   Jacob Choby (Skaar Lab)

2:10 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.           Break


Keynote Session
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.          Keynote Speaker: Martin Schnermann, National                                                                    Cancer Institute: "Harnessing Cyanine                                               Reactivity for Imaging and Drug Delivery"

                                              (Audrey Ynigez-Gutierrez, Chair)

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.          Reception, Poster Viewing & Awards





For additional information, contact the VICB office at 936-3887.


Oral & Poster Presentations Abstracts


Oral Presentation Abstracts ((VUNet ID/password required)


Poster Presentation Abstracts (VUNet ID/password required)
























































































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