I am pleased to invite you to attend the 2018 ICMRS-ORS Membership Meeting, which will be held at Hyatt Regency New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on March 10th, 2018 (Saturday).
The meeting will be a great opportunity for members to discuss the activities and functioning of the society, as well as to meet old friends and start new friendships while enjoying food and drinks in a pleasant social setting.
This year we will host roundtable discussions with 10 topics hosted by world-renowned leaders in the field:
Academic career----Edward Guo, Columbia University; Yi-Xian Qin, SUNY at Stony Brook; Qian Chen, Brown University
Industry career----David Ke, UCB Pharma; Meishu Shih: Pharmalegacy; Liqin Xie: Regeneron
NIH 101---Fei Wang, NIH/NIAMS; Yanming Bi: NIH/CSR
Opportunities in China----Tingting Tang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Peng Shang, Northwestern Polytechnical University; Dewei Zhao, Dalian University
Publishing in high impact journals---Jeremy Mao, Columbia University; Wentian Yang, Brown University
Bone and cartilage biology---Lei Wei, Brown University; Herb Sun, Einstein Medical School; Xinping Zhang: University of Rochester
Bone and cartilage engineering---Liyun Wang, Delaware University; Yang Xia, Oakland University; X. Sherry Liu, University of Pennsylvania
Spine----Di Chen, Rush University; Guoan Li, Harvard University; Xudong Li, University of Virginia.
Tendon and meniscus---James Wang, University of Pittsburgh; Lin Han, Drexel University.
Animal models----Chuanju Liu, New York University; Wei Yao, UC Davis; Chao Xie, University of Rochester
Seats at each table are limited. Please register early to sit at your favorite table.
In addition, we will hold a traditional Webster Jee Young Investigator Award Ceremony at the meeting to feature scientific accomplishments by our young ICMRS members.
The following is complete agenda:
I am looking forward to seeing you in New Orleans, LA!
President-Elect of ICMRS
Chair of 2018 ICMRS-ORS Membership Meeting