NanoDDS Schedule

Day 1: September 13

Sessions 1 & 2

Time Speaker AFFILIATION
7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast ––
8:30-8:45 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks by Alexander Kabanov Mescal Swain Ferguson Distinguished Professor, School of Pharmacy, UNC-Chapel Hill | Founder of NanoDDS
MODERATOR: Carlos Rinaldi Dean’s Leadership Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering | Co-Chair of NanoDDS 2024
8:45-9:20 a.m. Plenary Presentation: Robert Prud’homme Professor and Fellow of National Academy of Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Princeton University
9:25-9:45 a.m. Speaker: Julie Champion William R. McLain Endowed Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Tech
9:45-10:05 a.m. Speaker: Gregory Hudalla Associate Professor, UF Biomedical Engineering
10:05-10:25 a.m. Speaker: Katharina Maisel Assistant Professor, University of Maryland BME
10:25-10:40 a.m. Coffee Break ––
MODERATOR: Jamal Lewis Associate Professor, UF Biomedical Engineering
10:40-11:10 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Andrés J. García The Petit Director’s Chair in Bioengineering and Bioscience, Regents’ Professor, George Tech
11:10-11:30 a.m. Speaker: Juliane Nguyen Professor and Vice Chair, Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics, UNC Chapel Hill
11:30-11:50 a.m. Speaker: Ryan M. Pearson Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
11:50 a.m – 12:10 p.m. Speaker: C. Wyatt Shields IV Assistant Professor, BME, University of Colorado at Boulder
12:10-1 p.m. Buffet Lunch ––
1-2 p.m. Poster Session ––

Session 3

TIME SPEAKER Affiliation
MODERATOR: Mei He Associate Professor, UF College of Pharmacy | Chair of NanoDDS 2024
2-3 p.m. Panel Discussion with NIH Program Officers ––
3-3:35 p.m. Plenary Speaker 2: Christine Allen Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto
3:40-4 p.m. Coffee Break, Networking and Vendor Show ––
MODERATOR: Brittany Taylor Assistant Professor, UF Biomedical Engineering | NanoDDS 2024 Travel Award Chair
4-4:30 p.m. Keynote Presentation: Laura M. Ensign Marcella E. Woll Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
4:30-4:50 p.m. Speaker: Elias Sayour Stop Children’s Cancer/Bonnie R. Freeman Professor for Pediatric Oncology Research in the UF department of neurosurgery
4:50-5:10 p.m. Speaker: Craig Duvall Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, University of Vanderbilt BME

5:30 – 8 p.m.

Evening Reception

Join us for an evening reception featuring light refreshments and drinks, poster viewing and interaction with the event sponsors.

Location: Poster and Exhibit Room

Day 2: September 14

Sessions 4 & 5

Time SPEAKER Affiliation
7:30-8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast ––
8:30-8:45 a.m. Travel Award Recognition Benjamin G. Keselowsky, Associate Professor, UF BME | Brittany Taylor, Assistant Professor, UF BME
–– MODERATOR: Fan Zhang Assistant Professor, UF College of Pharmacy | Co-Chair of NanoDDS
8:45-9:20 a.m. Plenary Presentation: Luis Brito Vice President, Delivery Platform at Beam Therapeutics
9:25-9:45 a.m. Speaker: Yoon Yeo Professor, Purdue University Industrial and Physical Pharmacy
9:45-10:05 a.m. Speaker: Guizhi (Julian) Zhu Ara G. Paul Associate Professor, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
10:05-10:25 a.m. Speaker: Eun Ji Chuang Associate Professor, University of Southern California BME
10-25-10:40 a.m. Coffee Break ––
MODERATOR: Mei He Associate Professor, UF College of Pharmacy | Chair of NanoDDS 2024
10:40-11:10 a.m. Keynote Presentation: Ke Cheng Professor, Columbia University BME
11:10-11:30 a.m. Speaker: Daniel Gallego Perez Associate Professor, Ohio State College of Medicine
11:30-11:50 a.m. Speaker: Devika Manickam Associate Professor, Duquesne University School of Pharmacy
11:50 a.m. -12:10 p.m. Speaker: Fei Liu Faculty of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School
12:10-1 p.m. Buffet Lunch ––
1-2:30 p.m. Poster Session ––

Sessions 6 & 7

TIME SPEAKER Affiliation
–– MODERATOR: Mei He Associate Professor, UF College of Pharmacy | Chair of NanoDDS 2024
2:30-3:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Jiangbing Zhou Professor and Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, Yale University School of Medicine
3-3:20 p.m. Speaker: Qiaobing Xu Professor, Tufts University BME
3:20-3:40 p.m. Speaker: Yizhou Dong Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
3:40-4:00 p.m. Coffee Break ––
MODERATOR: Blanka Sharma Associate Professor, UF BME | NanoDDS 2024 Poster Session Chair
4-4:30 p.m. Keynote Presentation: Shyni Varghese Laszlo Ormandy Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University
4:30-4:50 p.m. Speaker: Ambika Bajpayee Associate Professor, Northeastern University BME
4:50-5:10 p.m. Speaker: Whitney Stoppel Assistant Professor, UF Chemical Engineering

6:30 – 9 p.m.

Dinner at SeaWorld (Invitation Only)

The NanoDDS Board of Directors, the local planning committee and event organizers will be meeting for dinner at SeaWorld Underwater Grill.

SeaWorld Grill

Day 3: September 15

Sessions 8 & 9

Time SPEAKER Affiliation
7:30-8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast ––
–– MODERATOR: Jamal Lewis Associate Professor, UF Biomedical Engineering
8:30-9:05 a.m. Plenary Presentation: Kristy Ainslie Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor and Chair, Division Pharmacoengineering & Molecular Pharmaceutics, UNC Chapel Hill
9:10-9:30 a.m. Speaker: Ashish Kuklarni Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering
9:30-9:50 a.m. Speaker: John Wilson Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University BME
9:50-10:10 a.m. Speaker: María M. Coronel Assistant Professor, University of Michigan BME
10:10-10:30 a.m. Coffee Break ––
MODERATOR: Fan Zhang Assistant Professor, UF College of Pharmacy | Co-Chair of NanoDDS
10:30-11 a.m. Keynote Presentation: Adam J. Gormley Associate Professor, Rutgers University BME
11:00-11:20 a.m. Speaker: Yupeng Chen Associate Professor, University of Connecticut BME
11:20-11:40 a.m. Speaker: César de la Fuente Presidential Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
11:40 a.m. – 12 p.m. Speaker: Zhoumeng Lin Associate Professor, UF College of Public Health and Health Professions
12-12:15 p.m. Poster Award Announcement Blanka Sharma, Associate Professor, UF BME | Fan Zhang, Assistant Professor, UF College of Pharmacy
12:15-12:20 p.m. Closing Remarks: Me He Associate Professor, UF College of Pharmacy | Chair of NanoDDS 2024