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WEDNESDAY APRIL 29

WHS Foundation-Hunt Lecture:

▪ Dr. Leroy Hood
  Institute for Systems Biology

Plenary Sessions:
▪ New Concepts in Inflammation

Speakers: Benjamin Alman (Duke Univ.)
Marjana Tomic-Canic (Univ. of Miami)
Sashwati Roy (Ohio State Univ.)

▪ Models of Tissue Regeneration

Speakers: Mayumi Ito (New York Univ.)
Panagiotis Tsonis (Univ. of Dayton)
Kenneth Liechty (Children’s Colorado)

▪ Mechanobiology and Fibrosis

Speakers: Geoffrey Gurtner (Stanford Univ.)
Susan Volk (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
Ardeshir Bayat (Univ. of Manchester)

▪ Emerging Technologies and Innovative Approaches in Wound Healing

Speakers: Layton Smith (Sanford Burnham Inst.)
Sanbum Park (Yale Univ.)
Ulrich Auf dem Keller (ETH-Zurich)
Andrew Baird (UC San Diego)
WHS Membership Social
Cap off the opening day of the meeting at the Alamo for dinner and live entertainment. WHS Members Only

** Don't forget to pick up your tickets to this event at the WHS membership booth!

THURSDAY APRIL 30

SAWC Opening Ceremony

Plenary Session:

▪ Stem Cells in Tissue Repair and Regeneration Featuring the Japanese Society for Wound Healing

Speakers: Rica Tanaka (Juntendo Univ.)
Yoshie Kadota (Keio Univ.)

Young Investigators Symposium

Concurrent Oral Abstract Sessions
(Talks will be selected from submitted abstracts)

FRIDAY May 1

Plenary Sessions:

▪ Microbial-Host Interactions

Speakers: Matthew Hardman (Univ. of Manchester)
Chandan Sen (Ohio State Univ.)
Manuela Martins-Green (UC Riverside)

▪ Local Scientific Program: Stem Cells, Burns and Military Wounds

Speakers: Robert Christy (US Army Inst. of Surg. Res.)
Rodney Chan (US Army Inst. of Surg. Res.)
Xiao-Dong Chen (UT San Antonio)

WHS-AAWC Meet-the-Mentors Session & Job Fair

Concurrent Oral Abstract Sessions (Talks will be selected from submitted abstracts)

WHS Keynote Lecture:
▪ Dr. Mina Bissell
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

WHS Foundation-3M Award Lecture

Speakers: Peter Abadir (Johns Hopkins Univ.)
2014 Award Winner

WHS Business Meeting

Rapid-Fire Poster Talks *New for 2015!

SAWC & WHS Poster Gala *New day/time
(All poster presenters should be in attendance).

SATURDAY May 2

WHS Keynote Session:
▪ Dr. Thomas Mustoe
Northwestern University

▪ Dr. Alan Wells
University of Pittsburgh

Concurrent Oral Abstract Sessions
(Talks will be selected from submitted abstracts)

WHS Meeting Ends - 11:45 AM