Agenda for March P30 CDAR Monthly Meeting


Host:         Core A, Dr. Xiang-Qun (Sean) Xie, Dr. Lirong Wang, and Dr. Zhiwei Feng

Place:        Salk Pavilion, CVS Conference Room

Date and Time:       Friday, March 3, 2017, 2:30 – 4:30 pm


2:30 – 2:35 pm    General Business for CDAR (Dr. Xie, Dr. Bahar, Dr. Xing, and Dr. Wu)

  • Xie introduces Dr. Junmei Wang as a new faculty member of the CCGS Center.
  • Bahar introduces our guest speaker, Dr. Howard Gutstein (see below).


2:35 – 3:55 pm    Core A Monthly Report Update

Guest Speakers: Howard Gutstein, PhD (Peter and Eva Safar Professor and Chair, Dept. of Anesthesiology (SOM), UPitt)

Title of presentation:    TBA                    Time: 35 min Talk + 25 min Q&A [2:35 – 3:35 pm]  

Nanyi Wang (Master Student in Dr. Xie’s group, Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOP), UPitt ).               

Title of presentation: “ProSelection: A novel program to pick optimal protein structure subsets for in silico target identification and drug discovery research.”                   Time: 15 min Talk + 5 min Q&A [3:35 – 3:55 pm] 

3:55 – 4:30 pm       CDAR Scientific Committee Meeting (Xie, Bahar, Xing, Wu, Wang, and McGuire)

  1. Discussion of P30 CDAR Joint Review Article ( Terry McGuire will present a draft of the Joint P30 Review article.)
  2. Other Business for CDAR Center
  • New EAB Members
  • Date of EAB Meeting
  • Next monthly meeting – Core B
  1. REMINDER: Annual Progress Report is due June 1, 2017