NIDCR-Sponsored Events at the 2019 IADR General Session

From June 19 to 22, NIDCR leadership, program staff, investigators, and trainees will be at the 2019 International Association for Dental Research General Session and Exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre, located at 1055 Canada Pl. in in Vancouver, Canada. Come visit us at Booth 316.

Below is a snapshot of NIDCR-sponsored symposia and other events. For the comprehensive schedule of oral and poster presentations by NIDCR staff and grantees, please refer to IADR’s online schedule. For updates about NIDCR activities during the meeting, follow @NIDCR on Twitter.

 

NIDCR-Sponsored Events Schedule:

 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS

NIDCR Trainee Research Presentations

9:15 am: Welcome by NIDCR Director Martha Somerman

NIDCR will host scientific poster and oral presentations from NIDCR-supported trainees, fellows, and career development awardees. This event is open to all registered IADR attendees.

Convention Centre, West Ballroom D

8:30 am – 10:00 am

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

Navigating the Human Salivary Proteome Wiki Database

8:35 am: NIDCR Deputy Director Douglas Sheeley, “The Salivary Proteome Wiki from an NIDCR Perspective”

9:25 am: NIDCR Scientific Director Matthew Hoffman, “Looking Upstream: The Salivary Gland Molecular Anatomy Project”


Convention Centre, Room 210

10:15 am 11:45 am

SYMPOSIUM

Harassment in Science: Steps to No-tolerance
 
10:35 am: NIDCR Director Martha Somerman, “NIH Policies on Sexual Harassment”

10:55 am: Kelly Ten Hagen, “Anti-harassment NIH Initiatives and Procedures”


Convention Centre, Room 210

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

IADR/AADR/CADR/NIDCR Mentoring and Networking Lunch
 
A networking opportunity for students and postdoctoral fellows to discuss research careers with experienced investigators. Advanced registration through IADR required.

Hosts include: NIDCR Director Martha Somerman and Lynn King

Convention Centre, West Ballroom D
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

Sage Advice for Navigating a Research-Focused Career

Semi-formal panel discussion.

2:20 pm: NIDCR Director Martha Somerman, “Navigating a Research-Focused Career within NIH”

Convention Centre, Room 210

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

SYMPOSIUM

Mechanisms and Novel Treatment of Craniofacial Neuropathic Pain

2:10 pm: Ashok Kulkarni, "Lessons from Transcriptome Analysis of Neuropathic Pain"

Convention Centre, Room 222

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm

ORAL SESSION

Stem Cell Characterization

NIDCR's Fahad Kidwai will co-host the session.

4:15 pm: Fahad Kidwai, "Lineage-Specific Osteogenic Cells Derived from hiPSCs have Distinct Genetic Signatures"

Convention Centre, Room 216

 

Thursday, June 20, 2019
8:00 am – 9:30 am

SYMPOSIUM

Dentin and Bone Matrix Biology: Inspiration from William Butler

9:00 am: NIDCR Director Martha Somerman, “Perspectives on the Impact of William Butler’s Mentoring”

Convention Centre, Room 109

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NIDCR Booth

Attendees can find information on NIDCR research and training programs and sign up for one-on-one consultations with NIDCR program officers.

Convention Centre West, Exhibition Level, Booth 316

10:45 am – 11:45 am

NIDCR Research Training and Career Development Opportunities: Presentation

An overview of NIDCR research training and career development opportunities. These include training positions at NIDCR intramural laboratories and extramural grant programs.

Lynn KingLeslie FriedenJames Melvin, and Bruce Dye

Convention Centre, Room 214

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

SYMPOSIUM

Future Promise and Critical Research Needs in Special Care Communities

NIDCR Director Martha Somerman will moderate this symposium

Convention Centre, Room 210

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

ORAL SESSION

Salivary Gland Dysfunction

3:15 pm: Blake Warner, "Characterization of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-induced Sicca"

Convention Centre, Room 212

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

ASSOCIATION/AFFILIATE MEETING

NIDCR Mentored Fellowships (F) and Career Development Awards (K): Pre-Application to Peer Review

A focused session on preparation of a mentored NIH fellowship (F) or career development award (K) application.

Lynn KingLeslie Frieden, and Debbie Pettitt

Convention Centre, Room 214

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SCIENTIFIC GROUP/NETWORK BUSINESS MEETING

Mineralized Tissue Research Group Business Meeting

5:00 pm: NIDCR Director Martha Somerman will deliver keynote address, “One Researcher’s Defining Moment: Phosphate”

Convention Centre, Room 109

 

Friday, June 21, 2019

8:00 am – 9:30 am

SYMPOSIUM

Developing & Launching Children's Caries Prevention Trials to Reduce Disparities

8:00 am: NIDCR Program Director Darien Weatherspoon will host the symposium and provide an overview.

Convention Centre, Room 109

8:00 am – 9:30 am

ORAL SESSION

Mineralized Tissue III: Rare Disorders and Tooth and Bone Mineralization

9:00 am: Hai Pham, "Collagen Type VI Alpha 2 Deficiency Leads to Dento-alveolar Defects"

Convention Centre, Room 224

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

 

NIDCR Booth

Attendees can find information on NIDCR research and training programs and sign up for one-on-one consultations with NIDCR program officers.

Convention Centre West, Exhibition Level, Booth 316

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Consultations with NIDCR Program Staff

NIDCR Program Officers will be available for individual consultations with meeting attendees interested in discussing NIDCR-sponsored research programs and research training and career development opportunities. The event is open to all meeting attendees. Please visit NIDCR at Booth 316 in the exhibit hall to schedule a consultation.

Convention Centre, Room 102

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

Oral Health in America—Early Update on a New Report from the Surgeon General 

11:00 am: NIDCR’s Bruce Dye, “Important Factors Over the Past 2 Decades Influencing Why a New Report is Needed and How Dental Research has Played a Role”

11:25 am: Judith Albino, “Processes that have Shaped the Development of the Report to Date and what this Means for the Future of Dental Research”

Convention Centre, Room 223

2:00 pm 3:30 pm SYMPOSIUM

Building Translational Bridges for Oral Health Science, Evidence-based Policy and Clinical Practice

2:20 pm: NIDCR Director Martha Somerman, “NIDCR: Integrating Bench Science and Clinical Practice to Advance Research Discoveries”

Convention Centre, Room 109
2:00 pm 3:30 pm

SYMPOSIUM

Amelogenesis Imperfecta in Syndromes: What Other Organs Tell us About Enamel

NIDCR staff scientist Olivier Duverger will co-host the symposium.

3:00 pm: NIDCR staff scientist Olivier Duverger, "Amelogenesis Imperfecta Associated with Cardiac Anomalies: Lessons from Loeys-Dietz-Syndrome"

Convention Centre, Room 110

 

Saturday, June 22, 2019
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NIDCR Booth

Attendees can find information on NIDCR research and training programs and sign up for one-on-one consultations with NIDCR program officers.

Convention Centre West, Exhibition Level, Booth 316

8:00 am – 9:30 am

SYMPOSIUM

Towards NIDCR 2030: From Development to Disease in Salivary Research at the NIH

NIDCR Scientific Director Matthew Hoffman and NIDCR Assistant Clinical Investigator Jacqueline Mays will host the symposium

8:00 am: NIDCR Scientific Director Matthew Hoffman, “Introduction and Overview of NIDCR DIR Salivary Research”

8:10 am: Kenneth Yamada, “Cell Migration and Tissue Remodeling in Morphogenesis”

8:30 am: Jacqueline Mays, “From Infiltration to Dysfunction: Immune-targeting of Human Salivary Glands in Graft-Versus-Host Disease”

8:50 am: Indu Ambudkar, “Ca2+ Signaling and Mitochondrial Defects in Radiation Induced Dry Mouth”

9:10 am: John Chiorini, “Gene Therapy for Salivary Gland Hypofunction”


Convention Centre, Room 120

Last Reviewed
June 2019