Program/Schedule

Thursday, June 25th

MCW Hands-On Redox Workshop

8:00 am
Breakfast and Introductions

8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free Radical School
Includes mid-morning coffee Break

8:30 am - 9:30 am
Introduction to Redox Biology
Neil Hogg, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Reactive Species: Formation, Biological Chemistry and Detection
Jeannette Vasquez-Vivar, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

Jacek Zielonka, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Detection and Quantification of Oxidative Cysteine Post-Translational Modifications
Brian Smith, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch Break

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Practical Sessions

FRIDAY, JUNE 26th

SfRBM Regional & MCW Redox Biology Symposium

8:45am - 9:00 am
Welcome 

Session I: Immunology and Inflammation

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Novel mechanisms of immune activation by oxidation
David G. Harrison, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Gaseous intoxication by invasive bacteria
Rodney Willoughby, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Mitochondria-targeted OXPHOS inhibitors promote anti-cancer immunity
Michael B. Dwinell, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

10:30 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break

Session II: Redox Signaling

10:45 am - 11:15 am
The redox path: from chemical tools to  cancer theranostics
Cristina M Furdui, PhD, Wake Forest School of Medicine

11:15 am - 11:45 am
Redox signaling in platelets promotes a pro-thrombotic phenotype
Roy L. Silverstein, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Targeting nitrophyridine to mitochondria in cancer cells - bioenergetics and redox effects
Jacek Zielonka, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch - Visit Sponsors & Posters

Session III: Selected Talks from Abstracts

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
TBA

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
TBA

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
TBA

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
TBA

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
TBA

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Coffee Break - Visit Posters

Session IV: Epigenetics

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
CD38 links inflammaging and NAD metabolism
Eduardo N. Chini, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic 

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Epigenetic regulation of inflammatory transcription through bromodomain inhibition
Brian Smith, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Adaptive oxidative stress response in breast cancer-associated fibroblasts
Melissa Teoh-Fitzgerald, PhD, University of Nebraska, Medical Center

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Happy Hour - Poster Hanging


SATURDAY, JUNE 27th

Session V: Redox Systems

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Mn porphyrin-based anticancer drugs and normal tissue radioprotectants - from SOD mimicking to thiol signaling to clinical trials
Ines Batinic-Haberle, PhD, Duke University School of Medicine

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Chemical probes for reactive sulfur species
Ming Xian, PhD, Washington State University

10:00 am - 10:30 am
'Not-so-vulnerable' beta-cell: resistance to oxidative damage relies on thioredoxin reductase
Jennifer Stancil, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

10:30 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break

Session VI: Poster Session

10:45 am – 12:30 pm
Poster Presentations - Cafeteria

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Poster Retrieval

Session VII: Keynote Presentation

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Integrating metabolomic data with bioenergetics and applications to translational research
Victor M. Darley-Usmar, PhD, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Concluding Remarks

3:15 pm
Adjourn

4:00 pm
Depart for Summerfest
*Shuttle Service to Summerfest will be provided