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Schedule of Events

(Preliminary Information—Please consult on-site notices for last-minute updates.)

“Applied Reproductive Biology: Making It Relevant”

SSR 45th Annual Meeting and 18th Ovarian Workshop
Hosted by the Center for Reproductive Biology and Health
The Pennsylvania State University
State College, Pennsylvania

Friday, 10 August 2012

3:00–5:00 pm

Finance Committee Meeting.

7:00–10:00 pm

Board of Directors Meeting.

Saturday, 11 August 2012

8:00 am–5:00 pm

Board of Directors Meeting.

1:00 pm–7:00 pm

Registration. HUB-Robeson Center.

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Sunday, 12 August 2012

7:30–8:00 am

Trainee Forum Breakfast. Thomas Building, Room 100.

8:00 am–1:00 pm

Editorial Retreat. Specific times to be determined.

8:00–11:00 am

Trainee Forum—Writing Winning Grants. Thomas Building, Room 100.

10:00 am–7:00 pm

Slide Preview Room. Life Sciences Building, Room 006.
Registration. HUB-Robeson Center.

11:15–11:45 am

Volunteers Meeting.

11:45 Am–12:15 pm

Session Chairs Meeting.

1:45–2:15 pm

Opening Ceremony. Eisenhower Auditorium.

2:15–3:45 pm

President’s Symposium. (Supported by an unrestricted grant from Ferring Pharmaceuticals). Eisenhower Auditorium. Chair: Barbara C. Vanderhyden, Ph.D. (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), President, SSR.

4:15–5:00 pm

Anita Payne New Perspectives in Reproductive Biology Lecture. (Supported by the Anita Payne Endowment Fund.) Eisenhower Auditorium.

5:00–6:00 pm

Awards Ceremony. Eisenhower Auditorium.

6:00–7:30 pm

Opening Reception. Millennium Science Complex.

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Monday, 13 August 2012

6:00–7:30 am

SSR 2012 RUN/WALK for Reproductive Fitness. (Registration required; more information here.)

7:30 am–5:00 pm

Slide Preview Room. Life Sciences Building, Room 006.
Registration. HUB-Robeson Center.

7:45–9:30 am

Exhibits Open. HUB-Robeson Center, Lounge.
Poster Session A. HUB-Robeson Center, Alumni Hall.

9:45 – 10:30 am

SSR New Investigator Lecture Eisenhower Auditorium.

10:30–12:00 noon

Trainee Research Platform Competition (supported by EMD Serono Research Institute). Eisenhower Auditorium. Chair: Robert Viger, Ph.D. (Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)

12:00–1:00 pm

Lunch. Box lunches available for purchase on the registration form.

1:00–4:45 pm

Modules I A–IV A (Four concurrent sessions). Forum Building, Rooms 102, 105, 108, 111.

Module I A: Ovarian Workshop. Room 102.

Module II A: Dynamics of Testicular Function. Room 105.

Module III A: Reproductive Tract Biology and Pregnancy Outcomes. Room 108.

Module IV A: Consequences of Maternal Diet on Offspring. Room 111.

5:00–7:00 pm

NICHD Forum. (Abstract 43). Co-chairs: Louis V. DePaolo, Ph.D. (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA) and Koji Yoshinaga, Ph.D. (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA). Eisenhower Auditorium

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Tuesday, 14 August 2012

7:30 am–5:00 pm

Slide Preview Room. Life Sciences Building, Room 006.
Registration. HUB-Robeson Center.

8:00–9:30 am

Platform Sessions. (Six concurrent sessions.) Forum and Chambers Buildings.

9:00 am–12:00 pm

SSR Science Education Outreach Program. Ag Progress Days. Organized by Francisco Diaz, Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, USA). Sponsored by SSR. This activity is supported by a generous grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

9:45–11:30 am

Exhibits Open. HUB-Robeson Center, Lounge.
Poster Session B. HUB-Robeson Center, Alumni Hall.

11:30 am–1:00 pm

Trainee-Mentor Luncheon. HUB-Robeson Center, Heritage Hall.
Break for Lunch. Attendees responsible for their own lunches.
Committee Meetings. Room assignments posted at SSR Registration Desk.
Exhibits Open by Appointment. HUB-Robeson Center.

1:00–5:30 pm

Modules I B–IV B (Four concurrent sessions). Forum Building.

Module I B: Ovarian Workshop. Forum Building, Room 102.

Module II B: Dynamics of Testicular Function. Room 105.

Module III B: Reproductive Tract Biology and Pregnancy Outcomes. Room 108.

Module IV B: Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Current Frontiers and Emerging Technologies. Room 111.

6:00–7:00 pm

Foundation for Biomedical Research Special Lecture. Forum Building, Room 105.

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Wednesday, 15 August 2012

6:30–8:00 am

Past Presidents’ Breakfast.

7:30 am–5:00 pm

Slide Preview Room. Life Sciences Building, Room 006.
Registration. HUB-Robeson Center.

8:00–9:00 am

Keynote Lecture Eisenhower Auditorium.

9:00 am–12:00 pm

SSR Science Education Outreach Program. Ag Progress Days. Organized by Francisco Diaz, Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, USA). Sponsored by SSR. This activity is supported by a generous grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

9:15–11:00 am

Exhibits Open. HUB-Robeson Center, Lounge.
Poster Session C. HUB-Robeson Center, Alumni Hall.

11:15 am–12:45 pm

Heritage Luncheon. HUB-Robeson Center, Heritage Hall. (Tickets required, may be purchased on the registration form.)

Minority Affairs Lunch Symposium. From Reproductive Biology to Reproductive Medicine. Osmond Building, Room 117.

Break for Lunch. Attendees responsible for their own lunches.
Committee Meetings. Room assignments posted at SSR Registration Desk.

1:00–5:30 pm

Modules I C–IV C. Forum Building.

Module I C: Ovarian Workshop. Room 102.

Module II C: Dynamics of Testicular Function. Room 105.

Module III C: Reproductive Tract Biology and Pregnancy Outcomes. Room 108.

Module IV C: Reproductive Neuroendocrinology. Room 111.

5:30–6:00 pm

Trainee Awards Presentations. Forum Building, Room 108.

6:00–7:00 pm

Business Meeting of the SSR Membership with Installation of Newly Elected SSR Officers and Directors. Forum Building, Room 108
Closing Ceremony. Forum Building, Room 108.

7:30 pm–12:30 am

Banquet (a.k.a. “Barbecue”) & Dance. Nittany Lion Inn.

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Thursday, 16 August 2012

Board of Directors Meeting.

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