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12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Workshop 1: Entrepreneurship, Economic Initiatives, and Bioscience Incubators
Room 305A
-12:00 Noon
Introduction
Natalie Gassman, University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute
-12:05
Moving Academic Science to the Market Place - The University Perspective
Dr. Robin Rasor, Executive Director, Office of Licensing and Ventures, Duke University
Dr. Kelly Sexton, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Technology Commercialization and New Ventures, North Carolina State University
Judith Cone, Vice Chancellor of Commercialization and Economic Development, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
-12:55
Break
-1:05
Starting a Life Science Company - The Business Perspective
Mark Mirkin, JD, Partner, Rimon PC, RTP, NC
Dr. Andrew Schwab, President, First Flight Venture Center, RTP, NC
Dr. Christy Shaffer, General Partner, Hatteras Venture Partners
Dr. Rusty Kelley, Program Officer, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
-1:55
Break
-2:05
The Entrepreneur Experience
Dr. John Cavanaugh, Senior Vice President, Discovery Sciences, RTI International and Co-Founder and CSO, Agile Sciences, Inc.

12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Workshop 2: Alternative Models for (epi)Genotoxicity Testing
Room 305B
-12:00 Noon
Introduction
Carol Swartz, ILS, and Joel Meyer, Duke University
-12:10 PM
Stem cells as predictors of exposure-related epigenetic effects.
Cheryl Hobbs, ILS
-12:35 PM
Organoid models for genotoxicity.
Sreeni Ramaiahgari, NIEHS
-1:00 PM
Methods for genotoxicity and epigenetics using Drosophila melanogaster.
Elyse Bolsterstein, Northeastern Illinois University
-1:25 PM
Break
-1:45 PM
Methods for genotoxicity and epigenetics using Caenorhabditis elegans.
Patrick Allard, UCLA
-2:10 PM
Zebrafish as a model for genotoxicity and epigenetics
Sherine Chan, MUSC
-2:35 PM
Ecogenotoxicity: what we can learn from wild populations
Nishad Jayasundara, University of Maine

12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Workshop 3:  Mass Spectrometry in Assessing Chemical Exposures and Human Health (Sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific)
Room 306A
-12:00 Noon
Introduction
Robert J. Turesky, University of Minnesota
-12:10 PM
Non-targeted analysis to assess human exposure to semi-volatile organic contaminants in the indoor environment.
Lee Ferguson, Duke University
-12:55 PM
Measuring the exposome: Universal chemical surveillance by high-resolution mass spectrometry.
Douglas Walker, Emory University
-1:40 PM
Break
-2:00 PM
DNA Adductomics: From 32P-Postlabeling to High Resolution mass spectrometry.
Robert J. Turesky, University of Minnesota
-2:45 PM
Group Discussion