October 16-17, 2015
12 pm on Friday, October 16th to 12 pm on Saturday, October 17th.
The CIE Skydeck on the 11th floor of the Harper Court building (1452 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615) (MAP). The Skydeck has a large meeting room, a lobby reception area and an outdoor patio – all with a phenomenal view of the city.
Session I. October 16th, 2015
|12:00||Lunch (catering from Shinju Sushi)|
|1:10||Administrative Core (organization; database; collaborations; budget, move)||Oksana Polesskaya|
|1:30||Breeding Core||Leah Solberg-Woods|
|2:00||Project 1, Genetic studies of incentive salience||Shelly Flagel|
|2:30||Project 1||Terry Robinson|
|3:30||Project 3, Association betwen behavioral regulation and cocaine cue preference||Jerry Richards|
|4:00||Project 3||Paul Meyer|
|4:30||Project 3, statistical considerations||Joe Lucke|
|5:00||Advisory Board / Small group discussions|
|6:00||Closing remarks||Abraham Palmer|
|6:30||Dinner (La Petite Folie)|
Session II. October 17th, 2015
|8:05||Education and Outreach||Barry Aprison|
|8:35||Pilot Projects Core||Abraham Palmer|
|9:00||Project 2. Socially-acquired nicotine self-administration||Hao Chen|
|10:00||Project 4, Integration of GWAS and eQTL data. Sequencing Core.||Abraham Palmer|
|10:30||Advisory Board / Small group discussions|
|11:30||Closing remarks||Abraham Palmer|
|11:45||Lunch (catering from Z&H Cafe)|
We have reserved a block of rooms for the night of Oct 16 at the Hyatt Place Hotel (5225 S. Harper Ave. Chicago, IL 60615) – just across the street from the Harper Court building. The rooms are available at $189 per night for up to two people. The cost for PIs and co-Is will be covered by the Admin Core.
If you prefer to stay in downtown Chicago, you should plan on using Uber/taxi (~$25) or public transit to get to and from the meeting. Details about getting to the University of Chicago campus from airports and from downtown can be found here.
Chicago is serviced by 2 major airports, Midway and O’Hare; Midway, which is a major hub for Southwest Airlines (www.southwest.com) is closer to the University of Chicago. Note that Southwest Airlines is not included in the results from Travleocity, Orbitz, Kayak and most other major search engines. Details about getting to the University of Chicago campus from airports and from downtown can be found here.