Research Affairs

Timothy Broderick, M.D., Associate Dean

2009 Central Research Forum - Tuesday, March 10

The Office of Research Affairs at the Boonshoft School of Medicine hosted the 2009 Central Research Forum on Tuesday, March 10, in the WSU Student Union. The program introduced new investigators at WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine and explored recent developments in translational research.

A data blitz and poster session showcased the range of Wright State's biomedical, clinical, and medical education research. All WSU investigators, graduate students, and medical students were invited to present posters on their current or recent work. Posters presented at national conferences in the past year were strongly encouraged. See the list of posters.


12:00-2:00 p.m.
Multipurpose Room

Poster Set-up

2:00-2:10 p.m.
E163 Student Union

Howard Part, M.D.
Dean, Boonshoft School of Medicine

2:10-3:15 p.m.
E163 Student Union

Session 1: New Investigators at WSU

David Ladle, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology
Transcriptional Regulation of Synaptic Connectivity to Motor Neurons
download presentation [PDF]

Yong-jie Xu, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Molecular Mechanism of the DNA Replication Checkpoint in Fission Yeast
download presentation [PDF]

Rosalyn Scott, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Collaborating with the College of Engineering - Initial Strategies and Early Outcomes
download presentation [PDF]

3:15-3:30 p.m.


3:30-4:40 p.m.
E163 Student Union

Session 2: Translational Research at WSU

Steven Berberich, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Keynote Presentation:
Translational Research: From Bench to Bedside

Michael Johnson, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Translational Research in Regenerative Medicine

Sonia Michail, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
The Human Gut Microbiome

4:40-5:00 p.m.
E163 Student Union

Data Blitz
Robert Putnam, Ph.D. -- Moderator

5:00-7:00 p.m.
Multipurpose Room

Reception and Poster Session - See the list of posters.

Motre Information

Contact Mark Willis (775-3814; or Kathleen Friedman (775-3018; in the Office of Research Affairs.

Central Research Forum Archive

2007 | 2009