please join us for
May 7, 2021
St. Louis, Missouri
Eric P. Newman Educational Center
Washington University Medical School
(boxed lunch provided for in-person attendees, registration required)
The Annual Symposium is the largest and most extensive interaction of the Musculoskeletal Research Center investigators. This year the Symposium will have a different format from past years, due to Covid-19. All Covid-19 protocols will be followed. In person attendance will be limited to allow for social distancing. If you are not comfortable attending in-person, join us virtually!
A few things to note…
Registrants will get an email the week of the Symposium with additional information (Zoom link, updated agenda, lunch pick-up instructions, etc). Zoom link will only be available to those that have registered.
Boxed lunch is provided for those that register to attend “in-person” only.
12:00 – 12:40 pm Boxed Lunch pick-up (can be consumed outside or in the location of your choice)
1:00 – 2:15 pm Keynote Lecture: Sean Morrison, PhD (virtual)
“Skeletal Stem Cells and Niche Biology in Bone Marrow”
2:15 – 3:00 pm Pilot & Feasibility Reports (both in-person):
Kelsey Collins, PhD – “Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Strategies to Understand Fat-Cartilage Crosstalk“
Mike Harris, PhD – “How Treating Skeletal Deformities changes Muscle Mechanics in Patients with Hip Dysplasia”
3:00 – 4:00 pm MRC Alumni Career Round Table with Anna Ballard Ph.D (Wugen, Inc.) (in-person), Viviana Cremasco, PhD (Novartis) (virtual), Ryan Tomlinson, PhD (Thomas Jefferson Univ.) (virtual)
Virtual events below will start 15 minutes after the conclusion of the in-person events.
4:15 – 5:00 pm Virtual Networking Event for MRC Trainees and Alumni (via GATHER )
5:00 – 6:00 pm Virtual Happy Hour for All (via GATHER)
Note: Additional details will be added as they become available (links, etc).
General Registration Deadline: April 26, 2021 (to attend in-person)
Virtual Registration Deadline: May 3, 2021 (to attend virtually)
Trainee Registration Deadline: April 23, 2021
Registration is now closed.
Kamilla McGhee | Core Coordinator | firstname.lastname@example.org