Research Day Speaker Sessions


 Commercialization & Innovation
Levin Hall South
Bioinformatics
Levin Hall North 
Session 1
10:15 - 11 a.m.
Medical Branch Innovations
Dr. Alexander Vo
Vice President, Telemedicine and Health Innovation
Biomedical Informatics at UTMB, Past, Present and Future
Dr. Monte Pettitt
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Session 2
11:15 a.m. to Noon
Galveston Economic Development Programs
Jeff Sjostrom, 
Executive Director, Galveston Economic Development Partnership
Biomedical Informatics Panel
Dr. George Saade, Professor, OB/GYN Maternal Fetal Medicine
Todd Leach, Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Dr. Gulshan Sharma, Vice President and Chief Medical & Clinical Innovation Officer
Dr. Suresh Bhavnani, Professor, Institute of Translational Science
 Commercialization Panel
Levin Hall Dining Room
Luncheon
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Moderator:
Dr. Sundeep Mattamana, Sr. Director Office of Technology Transfer

Panel: 
Dr. Alexander Vo, Vice President, Telemedicine and Health Innovation
Dr. Kathleen Kerr, Assistant Director, Speech Pathology
Dr. Christopher Zahner, Assistant Professor, Pathology
Dr. Gaddiel Galarza-Munoz, President, Autoimmunity BioSolutions and postdoctoral fellow at UTMB
Elizabeth Jaworski, Doctoral Candidate, Graduate School of Biomedical Science