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Posttranslational Biology Symposium 2020

Posttranslational Biology Symposium


Posttranslational Biology Symposium -- Cancelled

Dear UPenn Community and Partners,

Due to concerns regarding the increased risk of COVID-19 virus infection at large gatherings and the most recent recommendation from the Provost, we are cancelling the Posttranslational Biology Symposium on April 15, 2020.

This event will be rescheduled at a future time, so please stay tuned for updates.

Symposium Organizers

  • A. Kashina, Professor of Biomedical Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • E. J. Petersson, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences
  • Garcia, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Welcome!

Thanks for your interest in the inaugural Posttranslational Biology Symposium.

Date & Time:

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020
  • 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location:
Smilow Center for Translational Research
Penn Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Posttranslational Biology Symposium

Preliminary Agenda
8:30 am
  • Welcome and Opening Comments from the Organizing Committee
 
Session 1: Posttranslational regulation of protein functions
Moderator: A. Kashina, Professor of Biomedical Sciences,
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
 
9:00 am
  • Dr. Luca Bassino – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

 
9:20 am
  • Dr. Harry Icshiropolus – Children Hospital of Philadelphia
    Gisela and Dennis Alter Research Professor of Pediatrics
    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute 

Harry Ischiropoulos, Ph.D. - Posttranslational Biology
9:40 am
  • Brittany MacTaggart – University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

 
9:55 am
  • Keynote 1:
  •  Dr. Shelley Berger – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Daniel S. Och University Professor
    Departments of Cell & Developmental Biology; Biology; Genetics
    Director, Epigenetics Institute
    Co-leader, Tumor Biology Program, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania
Shelley L. Berger, Ph.D - Posttranslational Biology
10:40 am
  • Coffee Break/Posters
 
Session 2: Chemistry of posttranslational modifications 
Moderator: E. J. Petersson, Associate Professor of Chemistry,
University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences
 
11:00 am
  • Dr. Ronen Marmorstein – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    George W. Raiziss Professor
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Ronen Marmorstein, Ph.D. - Posttranslational Biology
11:20 am
  • Buyan Pan – University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences
 
11:35 am
  • Keynote 2: Dr. Philip Cole – Harvard Medical School
Philip Arthur Cole, M.D, Ph.D. - Posttranslational Biology
12:20 pm 
  • Lunch Break/Poster Session
 

 Session 3: Advances and challenges of mass spectrometry in posttranslational biology
Moderator: B. Garcia, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics,
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

 
2:00 pm
  • Dr. Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Peter C. Nowell, MD, Professor
    Founding Director, Center for Personalized Diagnostics
    Founding Director, Precision and Computational Diagnostics
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Kojo S. J. Elenitoba-Johnson, M.D. - Posttranslational Biology
2:20 pm
  • Dr. David Speicher – Wistar Institute
    Professor and Co-leader Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis Program
    Director, Proteomics and Metabolomics Laboratory
    Director, Center for Systems and Computational Biology

David W. Speicher, PhD - Posttranslational Biology
2:40 pm
  • Mariel Coradin – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 
2:55 pm
  • Keynote 3: Dr. Catherine C. L. Wong – Center for Precision Medicine Multi-omics Research, Peking University, China
 
4:00 pm 
  • Concluding remarks, discussion of the Posttranslational Biology program at Penn, and poster award presentation
 
4:30 pm
  • Reception
 
6:00 pm
  • Speakers' dinner
 

Posttranslational Biology Symposium

Preliminary Agenda
8:30 am
  • Welcome and Opening Comments from the Organizing Committee
Session 1: Posttranslational regulation of protein functions
Moderator: A. Kashina, Professor of Biomedical Sciences,
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
9:00 am
  • Dr. Luca Bassino (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)

9:20 am
  • Dr. Harry Icshiropolus (Children Hospital of Philadelphia)

9:40 am
  • Brittany MacTaggart (University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine)

9:55 am
  • Keynote 1: Dr. Shelley Berger (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
10:40 am
  • Coffee Break/Posters
Session 2: Chemistry of posttranslational modifications 
Moderator: E. J. Petersson, Associate Professor of Chemistry,
University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences
11:00 am
  • Dr. Ronen Marmorstein (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
11:20 am
  • Buyan Pan (University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences)
11:35 am
  • Keynote 2: Dr. Philip Cole (Harvard Medical School)
12:20 pm 
  • Lunch Break/Poster Session

 Session 3: Advances and challenges of mass spectrometry in posttranslational biology
Moderator: B. Garcia, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics,
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2:00 pm
  • Dr. Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
2:20 pm
  • Dr. David Speicher (Wistar Institute)
2:40 pm
  • Mariel Coradin (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
2:55 pm
  • Keynote 3: Dr. Catherine C. L. Wong (Center for Precision Medicine Multi-omics Research, Peking University, China)
4:00 pm 
  • Concluding remarks, discussion of the Posttranslational Biology program at Penn, and poster award presentation
4:30 pm
  • Reception
6:00 pm
  • Speakers' dinner