2018 Wisconsin Human Proteomics Symposium

"Advancing Proteomics in Human Disease"

Event Date: Friday, August 10, 2018
Location: BioPharmaceutical Technology Center
5445 East Cheryl Parkway
Fitchburg, Madison, WI 53711




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The Human Proteomics Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute were pleased to offer this excellent symposium. The theme of this year�s exciting program is Advancing Proteomics in Human Disease. Speakers will present a range of topics in cutting-edge proteomics technology developments for understanding, diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. Applications to human diseases, for example, cancer and cardiovascular, and neurodegenerative diseases, will be discussed. Meeting attendees are encouraged to present their recent work in scientific poster sessions. A poster contest open to graduate students and post-doctoral researchers is included.

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Honorary Symposium Chair

Richard Moss, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology
Senior Associate Dean for Basic Research, Biotechnology and Graduate Studies
Executive Director, Master of Science in Biotechnology
Director, UW Cardiovascular Research Center
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Keynote Speaker

John R. Yates III, Ph.D.
Ernest W. Hahn Professor, Molecular Medicine and Neurobiology
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA


  • Nathalie Y. R. Agar, Ph.D.
    Director, Surgical Molecular Imaging Laboratory
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women�s Hospital
    Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Benjamin A. Garcia, Ph.D.
    Presidential Professor, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
    Director of Quantitative Proteomics Penn Epigenetics Institute, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Rebekah L. Gundry, Ph.D.
    Director, Center for Biomedical Mass Spectrometry
    Research Associate Professor, Biochemistry
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Amanda B. Hummon, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
    Harper Cancer Research Institute
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
  • Alexey I. Nesvizhskii, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Pathology
    Professor, Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics
    Director, Proteomics Resource Facility
    Director, Proteome Informatics of Cancer Training Program
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • W. Andy Tao, Ph.D.
    Professor, Departments of Biochemistry, Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
    Purdue Center for Cancer Research
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Vicki Wysocki, Ph.D.
    Professor, Ohio Eminent Scholar of Macromolecular Structure and Function
    Director, Campus Chemical Instrument Center Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Symposium Organizing Committee

  • Ying Ge, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Cell and Regenerative Biology and Chemistry; Director of Mass Spectrometry, Human Proteomics Program, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

  • Lingjun Li, Ph.D.
    Professor, School of Pharmacy and Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

  • Martha Vestling, Ph.D.
    Director, Mass Spectrometry Facility
    Department of Chemistry, UW-Madison
    Madison, WI

  • Amy Prevost, Ph.D.
    Director of Scientific Courses
    BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute
    Fitchburg, WI

  • Karin Borgh, Ph.D.
    Executive Director
    BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute
    Fitchburg, WI

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