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Delaware IDeAs Biomedical Research Symposium

— November 7, 2019 —

10:00-Noon Setup research resources open house booths and all scientific posters
12:00-1:00 Boxed Lunch Ground floor STAR Complex
12:30-2:00 Delaware Evaluators Gathering DTP at STAR 102
1:00-3:30 Breakout Sessions  
1:00-2:30 Data Science and Precision Medicine North Atrium
1:30-2:30 Bioimaging Resources – (Session 1) TOWER 213
1:30-2:30 Research Enhancement Awards (R15) – (Session 1) Tower 413
1:30-2:30 Training and Workforce Development – (Session 1) Tower 613
1:30-2:30 Community Engaged Research – (Session (1) TOWER 713
2:30-3:30 The Science of Team Science (SciTS) North Atrium
2:30-3:30 Bioimaging Resources – (Session 2) TOWER 213
2:30-3:30 Research Enhancement Awards (R15) – (Session 2) TOWER 413
2:30-3:30 Training and Workforce Development – (Session 2) TOWER 613
2:30-3:30 Community Engagement Research – (Session 2) TOWER 713
2:30-3:30 DE-IDeAs PI/PC Meeting DTP at STAR 102
1:00-3:30 Research Resources Open House Ground floor STAR complex
2:30-3:30 Scientific Poster Session I STAR Audion and Foyer
3:30-4:00  Networking and Social Time  
4:00-5:30 Welcome
Dr. Charles Riordan and invited dignitaries
Vice President for Research, Scholarship and Innovation, UD
North Atrium
Delaware Delegation Welcome Addresses
5:00-5:10 Dr. Jon R. Lorsch, Director
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
NIGMS Programs and Priorities
5:10-5:30 Dr. Susan Gregurick, NIH Associate Director for Data Science
NIH Data Science: Plan and Implementation
5:30-6:00 Networking and Social Time Ground floor STAR complex
6:00-7:00 Scientific Poster Session II STAR Audion and Foyer
6:00-8:00 Breakout Sessions II  
6:00-8:00 Entrepreneur and Small Business Resources North Atrium
6:00-7:00 IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network TOWER 213
6:00-7:00 Research Resources for Clinicians TOWER 413
6:00-7:00 NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) TOWER 613
7:00-8:00 Networking and Social Hour Health Sciences Complex
8:00 pm Symposium ends
8:00-9:00 Removal of all core open house booths and scientific posters


<< View the Symposium Agenda (pdf) >>

Our Core Facilities


The Delaware IDeA Symposium encourages participation from scientists, clinicians, entrepreneurs, industrialists and students (k-12, undergraduate and graduate).

Invited NIH Presenters

Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D., Director, NIGMS

Kara L. Hall, Ph.D., Director of the Science of Team Science (SciTS) Team, and Director of the Theories Initiative in the Health Behaviors Research Branch, NCI

Susan Gregurick, Ph.D.,  NIH Associate Director for Data Science

Rafael Gorospé, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Officer, Division for Research Capacity Building, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH

Dmitriy Krepkiy, Ph.D., Program Director, Division of Biophysics, Biomedical Technology, and Computational Biosciences (BBCB), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH

Irina Krasnova, Ph.D.,  Program Director in the Division for Research Capacity Building, manages Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) and Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) grants. 

Alexandra Ainsztein, Ph.D., Program Director, Division of Genetics and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (GMCDB), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH

Tony Beck, Program Director, Division for Research Capacity Building, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH

Alison Gammie, Ph.D., Director, Division of Training, Workforce Development and Diversity, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH

Reminder – Delaware IDeAs Symposium has gone mobile!

Be sure to download the event guide before you arrive to access the most up-to-date information about our event, including schedules, maps, and much more.

Get our guide here: https://guidebook.com/g/de-ideas 

Android and iOS users:

  1. Tap the “Download” button to download the free Guidebook app
  2. Open Guidebook and you can find our “Delaware IDeAs Symposium” guide

Here are some app features to help get the most out of the event:

Use My Schedule to create your personal schedule for the event.  

Simply click the “+” in any Session to add it to your schedule; you can even set reminders to get you to your selected sessions on time!

Log into Attendees if you would like to connect with other attendees via instant messaging, share ideas or photos.

Check your Inbox for notifications such as announcements, updates to the Agenda, winners of the Network Challenge.

— Delaware IDeAs Symposium Team