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February 2023 MolMed Mini Symposium


The Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine is pleased to announce that the next MOLMED Mini Symposium will be held on Monday, February 13, 2023, in the Multidisciplinary Research Building, seminar room #1110.

“The mini-symposium is for Faculty, post-docs, graduate students, and project scientists, and all who have an interest in translational research.

Posters presentations are encouraged on the general topic of drug discovery and translational research. 

Advance registration is required.

February 2023 MolMed Mini Symposium Registration:

Register here

February 2023 MolMed Mini Symposium Agenda

Moderated by Maurizio Pellecchia, Ph.D., Director-MolMed Center

2:00 pm Welcome and Introduction
Maurizio Pellecchia, PhD., UCR SOM
2:05 pm "Deciphering MYC Oncogenic Mechanisms"
Ernest Martinez, PhD., UCR CNAS
2:35 pm "MED6-189: An effective Antimalarial Kalihinol Analog Targets Plasmodium falciparum Apicoplast and Membrane Biogenesis"
Karine Le Roch, PhD., UCR CNAS
3:05 pm "Entrepreneurial Resources for UCR Faculty"
David Pearson, PhD., UCR Office of Technology Partnerships
3:15 pm Break
3:30 pm< "Countering the threat of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever and other virus to help the Warfighter and public"
Scott Pegan, PhD., UCR SOM
4:00 pm Keynote Presentation: "A journey from passionate bench scientist, to biotech researcher, to PI and academic investigator, back to biotech as founder and CEO"
Chris J. Larson, PhD., Co-Founder & CEO, SNO bio, Inc.
5:00 pm Poster Session & Light refreshments (MRB patio)
6:00 pm Adjourn