1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Staff / Welcome and Introduction from the Chairs
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Epithelial-Mesenchymal Interactions During Lung Development
Kimberly Jasmer (University of Missouri, United States)
3:45 pm - 4:20 pm
Jarod Zepp (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, United States) "Intercellular Signaling in the Tissue Niche."
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Insights into Inflammation and Disease
José Maldonado-Ortiz (HealthPartners Institute, United States)
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Kevin Muñoz Forti (University of Missouri Columbia, United States) "On The Role of The Nucleotide Receptor P2Y2R in a Syngeneic Model of Oral Cancer"
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
7:50 pm - 8:05 pm
Devon Ehnes (University of Washington, United States) "hiPSC-derived Salivary Gland Organoids to Model Diabetic Salivary Gland Dysfunction"
8:05 pm - 8:10 pm
8:10 pm - 8:25 pm
Shikha Jain (State University of New York at Buffalo, United States) "Comparative Study of Human and Old-World Monkey Saliva Proteomes"
8:25 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Kai-Ting Huang (University of Rochester, United States) "Alteration of Ca2+ Signaling and Compromised Mitochondria in the Early Stages of a Sjogren’s Syndrome Mouse Model"
8:45 pm - 8:50 pm
8:50 pm - 9:05 pm
Sarah Kamounah (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) "Salivary anti-SSA/Ro are Early Detection Biomarkers for Sjögren’s Syndrome"
9:05 pm - 9:10 pm
9:10 pm - 9:25 pm
Eiko Yamada (NIDCR, United States) "JAK/STAT Blockade Corrects IFN Driven Inflammation and Epithelial Dysfunction"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Progenitor Cells, Programming, Regeneration and Secretion
Kihoon Nam (University of Missouri, United States)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Davide Cinat (UMCG, The Netherlands) "Single Cell Transcriptomic Profiling of Salivary Gland Organoids Reveals a Differential Stem/Progenitor Cell Response to Photon Versus Proton Irradiation"
9:15 am - 9:20 am
9:20 am - 9:35 am
Cristina Paz (University of Wisconsin - Madison, United States) "Acute and Long-term Damage on the Murine Salivary Gland after Radiation Exposure"
9:35 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 9:55 am
Sonia Elder (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom) "Macrophages Interact with KRT14+ Progenitor Cells to Drive Salivary Gland Regeneration"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Sivakamasundari V (Stanford University, United States) "Hedgehog Signaling Acts via Mesenchyme to Orchestrate Salivary Gland Homeostasis and Regeneration"
10:15 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 10:35 am
Ronel Samuel (University at Buffalo, United States) "IPSC as a potential autologous source for Salivary Gland Regeneration"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Caitlynn Barrows (UTHealth, United States) "Minor Salivary Gland-Derived Stem/Progenitors Cells for Tissue Engineering"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Mentorship Component: Exploring Career Paths in Science
Danielle Wu (UTHealth Science Center at Houston)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Career Panel: Exploring Career Paths in Science
Walter Siqueira (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
Preethi Chander (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH, United States)
Dale Slavin (FDA, United States)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Complete the GRS Evaluation Forms; Election of Future Chair(s)