Thursday, October 29, 2020
Location: Virtual via Zoom 

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Welcome

Tamara Thomas, MD
Dean, Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Executive Vice President Medical Affairs

Penelope Duerksen-Hughes, PhD
Associate Dean, Basic Science and Translational Research
Chair Department of Basic Sciences, Loma Linda University

Juli Unternaehrer, PhD
Chair, 2020 Symposium Steering Committee
Division of Biochemistry, Loma Linda University
Cancer, Developmental, and Regenerative Biology Program

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.


Leanne Jones, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
University of California, Los Angeles, Broad Stem Cell Research Center 

"Gut Instinct: The Intestine as a Model to Study Age-related
Changes to Stem Cells and the Niche"

Chair: Juli Unternaehrer, PhD, Loma Linda University

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Students/Postdocs talks

Chair: Jijun Hao, PhD, Western University of Health Sciences

12:00 - 12:05 p.m. Exercise break
12:05 - 12:20 p.m. Lunch
12:20 - 1:00 p.m. Flash Talks

Chair: Erik Behringer, PhD, Loma Linda University

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Posters: even 1-2, odd 2-3

Chair: Johnny Figueroa, Loma Linda University

3:00 - 3:05 p.m. Exercise break
3:05 - 4:05 p.m. Faculty Talks

Mary Kearns-Jonker, PhD, Loma Linda University

Huinan Liu, PhD, University California, Riverside

Leslie Martin, PhD, La Sierra University

Chair: Martin Garcia-Castro, PhD, University California, Riverside

4:05 - 4:20 p.m. Awards
4:20 p.m. Closing Remarks

Prue Talbot, PhD, University California, Riverside