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Imaging Symposium - Agenda Below




Friday, June 10, 2016

The Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging is proud to host this complimentary, full-day event featuring presentations by leaders in state-of-the-art in vivo imaging and their biomedical applications, including PET, CT and optical imaging technologies.

Please Register to Reserve Your Spot (Free)

Accomodations: Local Hotels
Directions: California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095



8:00 - 8:25 am

Sign-in and light breakfast

8:25 - 8:30 am

Welcome

 

BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS 1

 

8:30 - 9:00 am

Kevin Francis, PhD, Fellow, Preclinical Imaging, Life Sciences, PerkinElmer

The role of optical imaging in preclinical and translational research

 

9:00 - 9:30 am

Peter Clark, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging, UCLA

Novel PET imaging probes for quantifying ribose salvage activity in vivo

 

9:30 - 10:00 am

Charles Glaus, PhD, Senior Scientist, Research Imaging Sciences, Amgen Inc

Biopharma and academia collaborations in preclinical imaging

 

10:00 - 10: 15 am

Coffee break

 

TECHNOLOGIES

 

10:15 - 10:45 am

Robert Damoiseaux, PhD, Associate Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, UCLA; Director, Molecular Screening Shared Resource, UCLA

High-throughput molecular screening in imaging-guided drug development

 

10:45 - 11:15 am

Sam Sadeghi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, Ahmanson Translational Imaging Division, Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging, UCLA

Development of translatable PET tracers: focusing on inflammation imaging

 

11:15 - 11:45 am

R. Michael van Dam, PhD, Associate Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging, UCLA; Director, Crump Cyclotron and Radiochemistry Technology Center, UCLA

Shrinking costs and size in radiochemistry: Novel technologies for the production of PET tracers

 

11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Arion Hadjioannou, PhD, Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology; Associate Director, Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging, UCLA

Making preclinical PET accessible

 

12:15 - 1:30 pm

Lunch in CNSI lobby

 

BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS 2

 

1:30 - 2:00 pm

Lili Yang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, UCLA

Visualizing the in vivo dynamics of invariant natural killer T cells in health and disease

 

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Anna M. Wu, PhD, Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology; Associate Director, Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging, UCLA

ImmunoPET probes for profiling tumors and immune responses

 

2:30 - 3:00 pm

David Nathanson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, Ahmanson Translational Imaging Division, UCLA

Oncogene-regulated metabolism and apoptosis: therapeutic and imaging implications

 

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Caius Radu, MD, Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, Ahmanson Translational Imaging Division, Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging, UCLA

PET imaging of nucleotide metabolism

 

3:30 pm

Michael Phelps, PhD, Chair and Norton Simon Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology; Director, Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging, UCLA

Closing Remarks

 

Starting at 4:00 pm

Closing reception in CNSI lobby
Tour of Crump Imaging, Radiochemistry and Cyclotron Centers

 

This event is free and open to the public.
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