Dates: February 15-16, 2018
Location: Doubletree Hotel, Gainesville, FL
The Doubletree Hotel is a new vibrant hotel located at
3726 SW 40th Boulevard in Gainesville.
Thomas Schmittgen, Ph.D.
University of Florida
Peter Quesenberry, M.D.
There is a $100 registration fee to offset the costs of the meeting room, meet and greet and lunch on Friday.
Thursday, February 15
5-6 p.m. Meet and Greet – Doubletree Hotel Courtyard
6:30 p.m. Group Dinner at Local Restaurant (Transportation will be provided)
Friday, February 16
8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks and Conference Overview –
Thomas Schmittgen and Peter Quesenberry
Individual Presentations are 15 minutes, with 5 minutes for questions
9 a.m. Peter Quesenberry, Brown University
9:20 a.m. Chaya Brodie, Henry Ford Hospital
9:40 a.m. Jeff Franklin, Vanderbilt University
10 a.m. Tushar Patel, Mayo Clinic
10:20 a.m. Break
10:35 a.m. Thomas Schmittgen, University of Florida
10:55 a.m. Carlos Rinaldi, University of Florida
11:15 a.m. Open Discussion
1 p.m. Discuss Grant Submission
2 p.m. Conference Wrap Up
3 p.m. Depart for Airport
Gainesville Regional Airport
- Gainesville Regional Airport connects via Atlanta (Delta) or Charlotte (American).
- The Doubletree Hotel is a 20 minute Uber/Taxi ride from the airport.
Jacksonville International Airport
- Jacksonville International Airport is served by eight major airlines.
- The airport is a 90 minute drive to Gainesville.