Program and Abstracts

NWBS 2016 Program

NWBS 2016 Abstracts

Important Dates

March 14, 2016 Registration Opens
April 18, 2016 Abstracts Due – Extended until April 21, 2016
May 3, 2016 Last day for booking accommodation at conference rate
Early Registration Deadline (on-site registration after this date)
May 9, 2016 Abstract Acceptance Announced
June 3-4, 2016 Conference

Final Schedule

Friday, June 3, 2016 Day 1
11:30AM – 12:30PM Registration
12:30PM – 12:40PM Introductory Remarks
12:45PM – 2:00PM Podium Session I – Gait I
2:00PM – 2:45PM Round Table Discussions 1 with Coffee
2:45PM – 4:00PM Podium Session II – Neuromusculature
4:00PM – 5:30PM Poster Session A (with 2 minute podiums at start) – Gait/Neuromusculature
5:30PM – 6:45PM Podium Session III – Trauma
6:45PM Dinner (Engineering Student Centre)


Saturday, June 4, 2016 Day 2
9:00AM – 9:15AM Registration
9:15AM – 10:15AM ASB Keynote Address – Dr. Tom Daniel
10:15AM – 11:00AM Round Table Discussions 2 with Coffee
11:00AM – 12:15PM Podium Session IV – Gait II
12:15PM – 1:15PM Lunch
1:15PM – 2:15PM Poster Session B (with 2 minute podiums at start) – Trauma/Sport/Cells/Work in Progress
2:15PM – 3:30PM Podium Session V – Tissue/Rolling/Cells
3:30PM – 3:45PM Closing Remarks
4:00PM Lab Tours and Social Interaction

Keynote Address – A swell idea: molecular views of muscle contraction and radial motions and forces.

Dr. Tom Daniel, University of Washington

Dr. Tom Daniel holds the Komen Endowed Chair at the University of Washington and is Professor in the Department of Biology, the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, and the Graduate Program on Neurobiology & Behavior. He trained at Duke University (PhD), and Caltech (Postdoctoral Fellow). He is the recipient of a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship, the UW Distinguished Teaching Award, and the UW Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award. His current research interests include the molecular mechanisms of force generation in human and animal movement, the control and dynamics of animal locomotion, and sensorimotor neural engineering.