QUAD

SYMPOSIUM
2020 Schedule




Thursday

April 30, 2020

 

Theme: 2020- A Vision to the Future

7:00 -  8:00 am

Vendor Breakfast

8:00 –  8:45 am

Breakfast Buffet / Vendor Exhibits

8:00 –  8:30 am

Poster Set-Up

8:45 –  9:00 am

Opening Remarks – Bob Quinn

 

Moderator (morning session)

9:00 –   9:45 am

Keynote Speaker- Paula Clifford (AMP) “YOU Have the Power to Change Minds about Animal Research!”

9:30 – 12:00 pm

10:00 – 10:30 am

Poster Viewing

Authors w/Posters

9:45 – 10:30 am

Vendor Exhibits / Beverage Break

 10:30 – 11:00 am

Alex Ophir- “Pairbonding and monogamy: What’s love got to do with it?”

11:00 –11:30 am  

Rachael Labitt- “Don’t go breaking my (mouse) heart: Handling-associated bradyarrhythmias in mice”

11:45 –12:45pm   

12:45-1:10pm

Lunch

Dessert/ Vendor Area to remain open until 4:45pm

1:15 –   2:05 pm  

Breakout Sessions

1. Alicia Quattropani- "Humane Euthanasia - Ending Life Well and Ways of Coping With Euthanasia."

Moderator:

2.  Misty Williams- "Animal Models for Auditory Research."

Moderator:

3.  Gene Olinger- "Collaboration, Science, Innovation and Animal Research to Stop Ebola Virus in Humans."

Moderator:  

1:30 –   4:00 pm

Poster Viewing

2:15 –   3:05 pm

Breakout Sessions: Repeat

3:15 –   4:00 pm

Beverage Break

3:30 –   4:45 pm

QUAD Tech Challenge- Robert Quinn, Rebecca Benz

6:30 – 8:00 pm

Reception, Dinner Buffet, Auction

Friday

May 1, 2020 


7:30 –   8:30 am

Breakfast Buffet

 

Moderator: (morning sessions)-  

8:45 –   9:15 am

Se-Jin Lee, M.D., Ph.D.-  “Myostatin: A Molecular Rheostat for Muscle Mass”

9:15 – 10:00 am  

John Loftus- “The Rewards and Challenges of Studying Aging in 100 Retired Sled Dogs”

9:30 – 11:00 am

Poster Viewing

10:00 – 10:45 am

Break

10:45 – 11:30 am

Caroline Zeiss- “Neuroscience: Animal-human translation and the rise of the modern research enterprise.”

11:30 – 11:45 am

Closing Comments


Mini-Management 12:00-4:45
(Separate Registration- Limit 30)

Ann Turner: “Soft Skills are Sometimes the Hardest”

William Singleton: “3 Keys to successful navigation through generational differences and improved animal welfare”

Ethan Hildebrand- “Software for Vivarium Operations: Where Are We Going, and Who’s Driving?”

Tracy Parker- “Let Them Go So That They Want to Stay-how providing networking and training opportunities can lead to happier teams”


KEYNOTE SPEAKER



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Wendy O. Williams, DVM, DACLAM Clinical Veterinarian and Training Services Manager Center for Animal Resources and Education (CARE) Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 T (607) 253-4251 / M (607) 592-3172 wow2@cornell.edu

Dr. Rachel Strittmatter Principal Clinical Veterinarian, Animal Resources,US Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 175 Briar Ridge Rd. Ridgefield, CT 06877 P: 203 798 5193 rachel.strittmatter@boehringer-ingelheim.com

Mr. Subibe Choudhury, B.Comm, MBA Associate Director, Administration Comparative Medicine and Animal Resources Centre, McGill University Faculty of Medicine McIntyre Medical Building 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Rm 1416 Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Y6 Subibe.choudhury@mcgill.ca Tel: 514-398-4400 ext. 0502 Fax: 514-398-7283

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