2016 CMBD Retreat
October 20 & 21, 2016
Q Center-St. Charles, Illinois

The annual retreat will be held during the third week in October 2016, at the Q Center in St. Charles, Il. The meeting is supported by the Cellular and Molecular Basis of Disease Training Program at Northwestern University. 

Current trainees and steering committee members should have received an RSVP link in June.  If you have not received the RSVP form link, please email Bridget.

Thursday, October 20th
11:30-11:45     Arrival at Q Center
11:45-12:15     Check in to rooms/Q Center Orientation
12:30               Lunch
01:15               Opening Remarks (Jason Brickner)
01:30              Team Building Activity
03:00               Break (15 minutes)
03:15               Chalk Talks
04:15               Break
04:30               Chalk Talks
05:30               Break (5 minutes)
05:35               Invited Speaker – Dr. Jim Skeath, Professor of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine (
06:35               Dinner
07:30               Chalk Talks
08:30               Bar – Recreation

Friday, October 21st
07:45               Breakfast
09:00               Discussion/Brainstorming Session: The Year Ahead
10:00               Chalk Talks
11:05               Closing Remarks (Jason Brickner)
11:30               Check out of rooms
12:00               Lunch/Departure