|1:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Arrival and Check-in|
|3:30 pm - 3:45 pm||Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome by the GRS Conference Chair|
|3:45 pm - 4:30 pm||KEYNOTE ADDRESS|
|3:45 pm - 4:15 pm||Lora E. Fleming (University of Miami; European Centre for Environment and Human Health, UK) |
"Lessons learned from harmful algal toxins and human health research"
|4:15 pm - 4:30 pm||Discussion|
|4:30 pm - 6:00 pm||Poster Session I (Last Names A-L)|
|7:30 pm - 9:30 pm||BIOTOXIN DISCOVERY, MECHANISMS, AND FUNCTION|
|Discussion Leaders: Maxwell C.K. Leung (Duke University) and Carmela Dell'Aversano (University of Napoli Federico II, Italy)|
|7:30 pm - 7:45 pm ||Josephine M. Wee (Michigan State University)|
"The role of AtfB-mediated regulation of the aflatoxin biosynthetic cluster"
|7:45 pm - 7:55 pm||Discussion|
|7:55 pm - 8:10 pm||Tovah Salcedo (Rutgers University)|
"Genomics of toxicity in the red tide dinoflagellate Heterocapsa circularisquama"
|8:10 pm - 8:20 pm||Discussion|
|8:20 pm - 8:35 pm||Allen Henderson (Univerisity of California San Francisco |
"Profiling natural products excreted by the fungal pathogen, Histoplasma capsulatum"
|8:35 pm - 8:45 pm||Discussion|
|8:45 pm - 9:00 pm||Alexander S. Chiu (University of New South Wales, Australia)|
"The cyanobacterial toxin BMAA damages neurons and glial cells via mechanisms including excitotoxicity and cell cycle disruption"
|9:00 pm - 9:10 pm||Discussion|
|9:10 pm - 9:25 pm||Kaiyu He (Michigan State University)|
"Induction of apoptosis-associated ribosomal RNA (rRNA) cleavage by the trichothecene deoxynivalenol"
|9:25 pm - 9:30 pm||Discussion|
|9:30 pm - 11:30 pm||Social Event|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||BIOTOXIN RISK ASSESSMENT, PREVENTION, AND MANAGEMENT|
|Discussion Leaders: Betsy Jean Yakes (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) and David Siegel (BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research, Germany)|
|9:00 am - 9:20 am||Virginie Gaget (South Australian Water Corporation, Australia)|
"Production of secondary metabolites and toxins in the cyanobacterial genus Planktothrix is limited to specific species"
|9:20 am - 9:30 am||Discussion|
|9:30 am - 9:50 am||Angel Medina (Cranfield University, United Kingdom)|
"Ecology of growth and T-2 and HT-2 toxin production by Fusarium langsethiae strains"
|9:50 am - 10:00 am||Discussion|
|10:00 am - 10:20 am||Mengmeng Tong (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)|
"Toxin characterization of three geographical isolates of Dinophysis spp. from North America"
|10:20 am - 10:30 am||Discussion|
|10:30 am - 10:50 am||Maria Paula Kovalsky Paris (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria)|
"Functional testing of barley and Brachypodium distachyon UDP-glucosyltransferases for their ability to inactivate deoxynivalenol by heterologous expression in yeast"
|10:50 am - 11:00 am||Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Poster Session II (Last Names M-Z)|
|Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||CAREER OPTIONS IN MYCOTOXINS AND PHYCOTOXINS|
- Stacey L. DeGrasse (US Food and Drug Administration)
- Gary A. Payne (North Carolina State University)
- Chris Miles (National Veterinary Institute, Norway; AgResearch, New Zealand)
- Gustaaf Hallegraeff (University of Tasmania, Australia)
|2:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Evaluation Period|
|Fill out GRS Evaluation Forms|
|3:00 pm||Gordon Research Seminar ends. For those attending the associated Gordon Research Conference, please check in at the GRC Office beginning at 4:00 pm.|