ICBE 2019 Preliminary Technical Program

*Please note this schedule is subject to change. Check back frequently for updates. Lasted updated: 11.15.18

Sunday, January 6, 2019


1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration
3:00 PM - 3:05 PM Introductory remarks
3:05 PM - 4:05 PM Keynote Speaker - Jennifer Cochran, Stanford University
4:05 PM - 6:00 PM Session 1: Biomedical Applications in Molecular Medicine
4:05 PM - 4:40 PM Invited Speaker - Matt DeLisa, Cornell University
4:40 PM - 5:00 PM Amy Karlsson, University of Maryland
5:00 PM - 5:20 PM Sarah Moore, Smith College, University of Massachusetts Amherst
5:20 PM - 5:40 PM James Van Deventer, Tufts University
5:40 PM - 6:00 PM Jamie Spangler, Johns Hopkins University
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Welcome Reception



Monday, January 7, 2019


7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote Speaker - Frances Arnold, California Institute of Technology
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:05 PM Session 2: Protein Engineering
10:30 AM - 11:05 AM Invited Speaker - Tanja Kortemme, University of California, San Francisco
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM Ian Wheeldon, University of California, Riverside
11:25 AM - 11:45 AM Xin Ge, University of California, Riverside
11:45 AM - 12:05 PM Scott Banta, Columbia University
12:05 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 3:45 PM Session 3: Metabolic Engineering
1:30 PM - 2:05 PM Invited Speaker - Hal Alper, The University of Texas at Austin
2:05 PM - 2:25 PM Nik Nair, Tufts University
2:25 PM - 2:45 PM Mark Blenner, Clemson University
2:45 PM - 3:05 PM Katherine Chou, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
3:05 PM - 3:25 PM Ashty Karim, Northwestern University
3:25 PM - 3:45 PM Nancy DaSilva, University of California
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Coffee Break
4:15 PM - 6:05 PM Session 4: Microbiome Research
4:15 PM - 4:50 PM Invited Speaker - Ophelia Venturelli, University of Wisconsin-Madison
4:50 PM - 5:10 PM Tom Mansell, Iowa State University
5:10 PM - 5:30 PM Michelle O'malley, University of California, Santa Barbara
5:30 PM - 6:05 PM Invited Speaker - Harris Wang, Columbia University
6:05 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner



Tuesday, January 8, 2019


7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote Speaker - Pam Silver, Harvard University
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM Session 5: Synthetic Biology
10:30 AM - 11:05 AM Invited Speaker - Mo Khalil, Boston University
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM Xue Gao, Harvard University, Rice University
11:25 AM - 11:45 AM Adam Feist, University of California, San Diego, DTU-Center for Biosustainability
11:45 AM - 12:05 PM Chang Liu, University of California, Irvine
12:05 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM Session 6: Cellular Engineering
1:30 PM - 2:05 PM Invited Speaker - Ron Weiss, MIT
2:05 PM - 2:25 PM Tara Deans, University of Utah
2:25 PM - 2:45 PM Sang Woo Seo, Seoul National University
2:45 PM - 3:05 PM Han Li, University of California, Irvine
3:05 PM - 3:25 PM Nathan Lewis, University of California
3:25 PM - 4:00 PM Invited Speaker - Heather Panfrum
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Coffee Break
4:30 PM - 5:55 PM Session 7: Emerging tools and technologies
4:30 PM - 5:05 PM Invited Speaker - Farren Isaacs, Yale University
5:05 PM - 5:15 PM Arash Farhadi, California Institute of Technology
5:15 PM - 5:25 PM Angus Sidore, University of California, Los Angeles
5:25 PM - 5:35 PM Rinchu Mathew, Stanford University
5:35 PM - 5:45 PM Monica McNerney, Georgia Institute of Technology
5:45 PM - 5:55 PM Taylor Nichols, Northwestern University
5:55 PM - 7:30 PM Reception & Poster Session + Rapid Fire (list of presenters)



Wednesday, January 9, 2019


7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote Speaker - Christina Smolke, Stanford University
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Session 8: Manufacturing Molecules
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Jess Stark, Northwestern University
10:50 AM - 11:10 AM Seok Hoon Hong, Illinois Institute of Technology
11:10 AM - 11:30 AM Javin Oza, California Polytechnic State University
11:30 AM - 12:05 PM Invited Speaker - Beth Sattely, Stanford University
12:05 PM - 12:15 PM Awards & thank you