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P20 Centers Directors' Meeting

12/7/2014 12:00 AM
12/10/2014 12:00 AM
Yes
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(831) 372-8016
​​Vickie Hogue
Program Assistant
The Stoller Laboratory
UCSF, Department of Urology
400 Parnasus Avenue
ACC Clinics
San Francisco, CA 94143

Michael Schultz
Project Manager
The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
Suite 210​
656 Quince Orchard Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
301-670-4990
E-mail:

Pacific Grove
Asilomar Conference Grounds

Event Details

Purpose Statement:

The purpose of this meeting is to promote interactions and promote collaborations amongst the members of the P20 Center program and members of the wider research community members and to serve as a scientific training platform.
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Agenda

 

Sunday, December 7, 2014


4:00 p.m.

Welcome Networking Reception

6:00 p.m.

Dinner

7:00 p.m.

Denise Dearing, University of Utah
Keynote: Solutions From Nature: Prospecting For Probiotics In The Guts Of Packrats

 


Monday, December 8, 2014


7:30 a.m.

Breakfast

 

PROSTATE BIOLOGY AND DISEASE

(20 min + 10 min discussion)

8:00 a.m.

James Brooks, Stanford School of Medicine
 – Molecular Classification of BPH by Genomics and Microbes

8:30 a.m.

*Chad Vezina, University of Wisconsin
Developmental Mapping of the Prostate

9:00 a.m.

Zhou Wang, University of Pittsburgh
– Molecular Signatures Associated With Prostatic Inflammation in Rodent

 

Stones

(20 min + 10 min discussion)

9:30 a.m.

Marshall Stoller, University of California, San Francisco
– Critical Role of Metals in Calcification and Kidney Stone Formation

10:00 a.m.

Break

 

THE DROSOPHILA AND THE KIDNEY

(20 min + 10 min discussion)

10:30 a.m.

Michael Romero, Mayo Clinic
– Dogs teaching flies new tricks, new tools and approaches to study calcium oxalate stone formation

11:00 a.m.

Tom Chi, University of California, San Francisco
– Applying a Drosophila model to benign urology disease

11:30 a.m.

Sven Lang, Buck Institute
– A fly model for uric acid stone formation

 

Session ends at 12noon

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

 

IMAGING AND PHYSIOLOGY – TOOLS AND RESOURCES

(20 min + 10 min discussion; 15 min +5 min core discussion)

1:00 p.m.

Romulo Hurtado, Cornell University
Systems level imaging  of the Intact Urinary Tract Smooth Muscle

1:30 p.m.

Doris Herzlinger, Cornell University
Administrative Core (how to get access)

1:50 p.m.

Bernardo Sabatini, Harvard Medical School
-Dissecting the CNS circuitry underlying bladder control

2:20 p.m.

Mark Zeidel , Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Administrative Core (how to  get access)

 

Workshop- VisualSonics

2:40 p.m.

Andrew Needles, FUJIFILM VisualSonics, Inc.
VisualSonics Workshop

 

Break

3:50 p.m.

Chris Armit, University of Edinburgh and Janet Keast, University of Melbourne  
GUDMAP Presentation

4:30 p.m.

Chris Armit, University of Edinburgh, Janet Keast, University of Melbourne, Brooke Armfield, University of Florida, Michelle Southard-Smith, Vanderbilt University, Chad Vezina,  University of Wisconsin
– GUDMAP Small Group Hands-on Workshop

 

Session ends at 5:30pm

6:00 p.m.

Dinner

7:00 p.m.

Poster Session and Reception

 


Tuesday, December 9, 2014


 

PROSTATE BIOLOGY AND DISEASE

(20 min + 10 min discussion)

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Wade Bushman, University of Wisconsin
– Urinary Biomarkers of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in Men

8:30 a.m.

Simon Hayward, Vanderbilt University
 – Obesity, Inflammation, and BPH

9:00 a.m.

*David Bernlohr, University of Minnesota
Inflammatory Lipids and Protein Oxidation in BPH Samples  

9:30 a.m.

Break

 

BLADDER FUNCTION AND DISEASE

(20 min + 10 min discussion)

10:00 a.m.

Anna Malyhkina, University of Colorado, Denver
 – Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction in Neurological Disorders

10:30 a.m.

* Warren Hill, Harvard Medical School
Investigation into functional relevance of glycosaminoglycans on umbrella cells

11:00 a.m.

Robert Hurst, University of Oklahoma
– Role of Altered Permeability in Bladder Disease

11:30 a.m.

Gerald Andriole, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Biology and Pathophysiology of Urothelium in Bladder Disease

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

 

BLADDER GENETICS AND DISEASE

(20 min + 10 min discussion)

1:00 p.m.

Mark Zeidel, Harvard Medical School
 – Mechanisms of Age-related Voiding Dysfunction Defined by Systems Genetics

1:30 p.m.

*Warren Hill, Harvard Medical School
Cystometic parameters as quantitative traits

2:00 p.m.

* Mark Zeidel, Harvard Medical School
 – Charting onset of voiding dysfunction in mouse models of Diabetes/Obesity

2:30 p.m.

*Dale Bjorling, University of Wisconsin
Best Practices for Functional Assays of Micturition

3:00 p.m.

Break

 

BLADDER REMODELING

(20 min + 10 min discussion)

3:30 p.m.

George Christ, University of Virginia
Regeneration, Repair, and Remodeling of the Bladder

4:00 p.m.

*Cathy Mendelsohn, Columbia University
Cell Lineage Analysis of Bladder Regeneration/Wound Healing

4:30 p.m.

*George Christ, University of Virginia
Visualizing Angiogenesis During Bladder Regeneration/Wound Healing

 

Session over at 5:00pm

6:00 p.m.

Dinner

7:00 p.m.

Firepit

 


Wednesday, December 10, 2014


7:30 a.m.

Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Participant Feedback to the NIH

9:00 a.m.

Closed Meeting with Center Directors and the External Panel

10:30 a.m.

NIH Closed Meeting with the External Panel

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Adjournment

   

Directions/Travel

​​MEETING LOCATION

Asilomar Conference Grounds

800 Asilomar Avenue 
Pacific Grove, CA  93950-3704
Phone: (831) 372-8016 or (888) 635-5310
Hotel Website: http://www.visitasilomar.com/

Sleeping Room Rate: $221.77 per night, plus taxes and fees
Check-in Time: 4:00 p.m.
Checkout Time: 11:00 a.m.
Parking: Parking is provided in designated areas.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS 
A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Asilomar Conference Grounds for arrival on Sunday, December 7, 2014, and departure on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. You may make reservations by calling the hotel at (888) 635-5310 or reserving online at the following link: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=11493327. Please note that the Asilomar Conference Grounds has named this conference the "NIH 2014 Regional Conference," so if you see that title please do not be concerned. It is the NIH 2014 P20 Directors Conference. The room block will be in effect at the group rate until Friday, November 7, 2014. Any room reservations received after that date will be accepted on a space- and rate-availability basis. Please make your reservations as soon as possible. 

Single Occupancy: $221.77 per night, plus taxes and fees. Note, if you are planning to bring a non-participant guest with you (spouse, child, friend, etc.), please see "non-participant guest" info below.
 
Double Occupancy: $147.07 per person per night, plus taxes and fees. Note, if two people elect this option, they must know whom they are going to be rooming with, but only one payment will be accepted.  If they need to set up separate bills, they will need to make arrangements through Vivian Garcia, (831) 642-4213 or Garcia-Vivian@aramark.com, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (PST).  This information also is given on the reservation link.
 
Non-Participant Guests: If you would like to bring a non-participant guest (spouse, child, friend, etc.), you must make that reservation directly through Vivian Garcia, (831) 642-4213 or 
Garcia-Vivian@aramark.com, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (PST).  Because meals are included in the room charge, each non-participant in a room will incur a room charge as well.  Vivian Garcia will be able to provide those cost details and make arrangements for individual cases.  In these cases, she will also be able to set up separate billing for reimbursement purposes.
 
Adding additional nights before and/or after the conference dates:  Anyone affiliated with this conference can request additional room nights at the government rate. This needs to be arranged through Vivian Garcia, (831) 642-4213 or Garcia-Vivian@aramark.com, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (PST). 

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be provided for reservations cancelled less than 3 months prior to the meeting date.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS 

From San Francisco/San Jose
Asilomar is approximately 120 miles south of downtown San Francisco (about 105 miles from San Francisco International Airport) and about 75 miles south of San Jose. Take 101 South to 156 West. Take 156 West to Highway 1 South, through Monterey to the Pebble Beach/Pacific Grove exit; turn right on Holman Highway/68 West. Stay on Highway 68 West/Holman Highway for 3.5 miles until it becomes a city street called Forest Avenue. Continue on Forest Avenue for about 1 mile and make a left turn onto Sinex Avenue. In just under 1 mile, Sinex Avenue ends right at the front gates to Asilomar.

From Los Angeles
Asilomar is approximately 325 miles from downtown Los Angeles (about 310 miles from LAX Airport). Take 101 North though Salinas to 156 West. Take 156 West to Highway 1 South, through Monterey to the Pebble Beach/Pacific Grove exit and Highway 68 West. Stay on Highway 68 West/Holman Highway for 3.5 miles until it becomes a city street called Forest Avenue. Continue on Forest Avenue for about 1 mile and make a left turn onto Sinex Avenue. In just under 1 mile, Sinex Avenue ends right at the front gates to Asilomar.

From Salinas
Take Highway 68 West to Highway 1 South to Highway 68 West to Pacific Grove. Just past the Monterey Peninsula Airport, Highway 68 West overlaps Highway 1 for about 5 or 6 miles. Stay on Highway 68 West/Highway 1 and take the Pacific Grove exit. Stay on Highway 68 West/Holman Highway for 3.5 miles until it becomes a city street called Forest Avenue. Continue on Forest Avenue for about 1 mile and make a left turn onto Sinex Avenue. In just under 1 mile, Sinex Avenue ends right at the front gates to Asilomar.

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATON

Local taxi companies service the Monterey Peninsula Airport, as does the Monterey-Salinas Transit bus system. Fares are $20 – $25 one way. Airport shuttle service to and from San Jose and San Francisco airports can be arranged in advance through Monterey Salinas Airbus by calling 831-373-7777 or visiting the Monterey Airbus website at https://montereyairbus.hudsonltd.net/res?USERIDENTRY=ACG1&LOGON=GO. 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Minutes

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Attendees

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Abstracts

Abstracts are not requested.

Location

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  • 800 Asilomar Avenue
  • CA 93950-3704
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Contacts

Line ​​Vickie Hogue
Program Assistant
The Stoller Laboratory
UCSF, Department of Urology
400 Parnasus Avenue
ACC Clinics
San Francisco, CA 94143

Michael Schultz
Project Manager
The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
Suite 210​
656 Quince Orchard Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
301-670-4990
E-mail: