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EV Manufacturing and Isolation Mini-Conference | Gainesville
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2/15/2018 to 2/16/2018
When: 02/15-16/2018
Where: Doubletree Hotel
3726 SW 40th Boulevard
Gainesville, Florida 
United States
Contact: UF College of Pharmacy

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EV Manufacturing and Isolation Mini-Conference

 EV Manufacturing and Isolation Mini-Conference

Meeting Details


Dates:February 15-16, 2018

Location: Doubletree Hotel, Gainesville, FL

The Doubletree Hotel is a new vibrant hotel located at
3726 SW 40th Boulevard in Gainesville.

Doubletree Courtyard

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Meeting Organizers

Thomas Schmittgen, Ph.D.

Thomas Schmittgen, Ph.D.
University of Florida

Peter Quesenberry

Peter Quesenberry, M.D.
Brown University

There is a $100 registration fee to offset the costs of the meeting room, meet and greet and lunch on Friday.




Thursday, February 15

5-6 p.m. Meet and Greet – Doubletree Hotel Courtyard

6:30 p.m. GroupDinner at Local Restaurant(Transportation will be provided)

Downtown Gainesville
The Hippodrome Theatre in downtown Gainesville, FL

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Friday, February 16

8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks and Conference Overview –
Thomas Schmittgen and Peter Quesenberry

Individual Presentations are15 minutes, with5 minutes for questions

9 a.m. Peter Quesenberry, Brown University

9:20 a.m. Chaya Brodie, Henry Ford Hospital

9:40a.m.Jeff Franklin, Vanderbilt University

10 a.m. Tushar Patel, Mayo Clinic

10:20 a.m. Break

10:35 a.m. Thomas Schmittgen, University of Florida

10:55 a.m. Carlos Rinaldi, University of Florida

11:15 a.m. Open Discussion

Noon Lunch

1 p.m. Discuss Grant Submission

2 p.m. Conference Wrap Up

3 p.m. Depart for Airport

Airport Options


 Gainesville Regional Airport

GNV Airport

  • Gainesville Regional Airport connects via Atlanta (Delta) or Charlotte (American).
  • The Doubletree Hotel is a 20 minute Uber/Taxi ride from the airport.

 Jacksonville International Airport

Jax Airport

  • Jacksonville International Airport is served by eight major airlines.
  • The airport is a 90 minute drive to Gainesville.

About BioFlorida

BioFlorida represents nearly 6,000 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ nearly 83,000 Floridians.


Members of the BioFlorida network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.


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