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Special Seminar

Focality, stochasticity and neuroanatomic propagation in ALS pathogenesis

John M. Ravits, M.D.

Head, ALS Translational Research
Neurosciences Department
UCSD

Stephen F. Heinemann Seminar in Neuroscience

Oct 31

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1330
Lake Nona

Contact:

Yvette Villegas


Informal Seminar

High Capacity Flow with the iQue Screener: Increase your productivity with high density multiplexed assays

Thomas Duensing

Chief Technology Officer
IntelliCyt Corporation

Lunch and Learn Technical Seminar
Please RSVP to Jessica by October 27th if you plan to attend. Thank you!

Oct 31

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Host(s):

Eduard Sergienko



Contact:

Jessica Colomb


2014 Sanford-Burnham Annual Gala

Top Hat

This year’s theme, taken from the classic 1935 Irving Berlin musical “Top Hat”, will transport guests to the glittering decade of Hollywood glitz and glamour.

Mark your calendars now and plan to join event co-chairs Lisa & Steven Cassidy and Karen & Stuart Tanz for an unforgettable evening benefiting medical research.

Please visit the gala website for upcoming details.

Nov 01

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Pacific

Estancia Hotel and Spa
La Jolla, CA

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Top Hat - 2014 Gala Website

Sanford-Burnham Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Cell Fate Modulation in Skeletal Muscle Interstitial Cells: A Possible Approach in Muscular Dystrophy

Lorenzo Giordani

Thesis Defense
Doctoral Candidate in Biomedical Sciences
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Thesis Committee
Professor Mark Mercola, Chair
Associate Professor Lorenzo Puri, Faculty Mentor
Assistant Professor Alessandra Sacco
Professor Andrei Osterman
Professor Vittorio Sartorelli
Professor Emanuela Hemer Citterish

Nov 03

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Pacific

Building 12 Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Contact:

Stacy Smith


President's Lecture Series

Regulation of Stem Cell Function by Alternate Polyadenylation

Thomas A. Rando, M.D., Ph

Professor, Dept of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Director, The Glenn Laboratories for the Biology of Aging
Stanford University School of Medicine
Deputy Director, Stanford Center on Longevity
Stanford University

Nov 04

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1350
Lake Nona in Orlando, FL
(videolink) 3:00 p.m. ET

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Contact:

Tara Mabry


FTRP

DiscoveRx University/Sanford-Burnham Workshop & Wet Lab

Join Us!

DiscoveRx is proud to support the Florida Translational Research Program (FTRP) by sponsoring this unique Workshop and Wet Lab event.

With a combination of scientific presentations and hands-on wet lab training, attendees will learn more about the FTRP and how their research programs can benefit from the drug discovery expertise at Sanford-Burnham. This is an extraordinary opportunity to obtain preliminary data for your FTRP proposal using DiscoveRx’s comprehensive suite of in vitro screening assays and predictive pre-clinical disease models.

Reserve your spot today!

Nov 05

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona
6400 Sanger Road, Orlando, FL 32827 407-745-2055

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Event Details and Registration

Development, Aging, and Regeneration Program

“Using the Fruit Fly, Drosophila to Uncover the Genetics of Cardiac Aging” and “Regulation of Blood Glucose Levels by the Diabetes Gene hnf1ba”

Leah Cannon

Bodmer lab
"Using the Fruit Fly, Drosophila to Uncover the Genetics of Cardiac Aging"

Joseph Lancman

Dong lab
"Regulation of Blood Glucose Levels by the Diabetes Gene hnf1ba"

Nov 06

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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A2220
Lake Nona, Orlando, Florida

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Contact:

Katherine Kling


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Ketones, Ketogenesis, and Ketolysis – Not Just for Skipping Breakfast Anymore

Peter A. Crawford, M.D.,

Associate Director, Cardiovascular Pathobiology Program;
Associate Professor, Diabetes and Obesity Research Center;
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute - Lake Nona

Nov 06

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA

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Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center

Cancer Center Open House

The Science Behind Melanoma:
Revealing the Research Behind Tomorrow's Treatments


Cancer Center Director Dr. Garth Powis and the Cancer Center Community Advisory Board cordially invited you to an open house of the NCI-designated Cancer Center

The evening will include guided tours of Cancer Center laboratories followed by a reception, featuring hot d'oeuvres and light refreshments.

Nov 06

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Pacific

Chairmen's Hall
La Jolla, CA

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Host(s):

Garth Powis



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Special Seminar

Using Zebrafish Genetics to Elucidate Novel Facets of Lipid Metabolism

Amnon Schlegel, M.D., Ph.

Investigator
University of Utah Molecular Medicine Program
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
University of Utah School of Medicine

Nov 11

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern

12:00 p.m. (ET)
Magic 1 & 2, Lake Nona

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9:00 a.m. (PT) Fishman Auditorium, La Jolla

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Host(s):

Laszlo Nagy



Contact:

Shonna Small


Sanford-Burnham Science Network (SBSN)

13th Annual SBSN Poster Symposium

Jessica Tyler, Ph.D.

Professor, MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Chromatin packaging as a mediator of nuclear processes and aging"

R. Scott Struthers, Ph.D.

President & CSO, Crinetics
"Adventures in drug discovery at peptide hormone GPCRs"

Each year, the Sanford-Burnham Science Network, our organization of postdoctoral researchers and graduate students, holds a symposium for young scientists to practice presenting their work and gain valuable feedback from their peers and our faculty members. This year, the La Jolla group’s event will be held at the University of San Diego's Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice.

Nov 12

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Pacific

University of San Diego (USD)
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92111

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Website - Register Today

Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Metabolic Stress Signaling by JNK

Roger J. Davis, Ph.D.

Professor
Program in Molecular Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Nov 20

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

4:00 p.m. (ET)
Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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1:00 p.m. (PT)
Bldg. 2, Room 2224 - La Jolla

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Host(s):

Sheila Collins



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Campus Tours

Lake Nona Campus Tours

Open to the public, reservations required

We invite you to join us on a behind-the-scenes tour of our Lake Nona campus. Come inside and see where discoveries are made!
Tours available at 3:30 in Lake Nona. Reservations are required.

Dec 03

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

6400 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32877

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Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Transcriptional Regulatory Mechanisms in Animal Cells

Robert G. Roeder, Ph.D.

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Professor
Head, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Rockefeller University

Dec 04

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL
4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Laszlo Nagy



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center Seminar

TBD

Davide Ruggero, Ph.D.

UCSF, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dec 08

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium, La Jolla

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A1350 Lake Nona, FL

Host(s):

Jorge Moscat



Contact:

Kathleen Juran


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

L. Ashley Cowart, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Medical University of South Carolina
Research Health Scientist
Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Medical University of South Carolina

Dec 11

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL
4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Therapeutic Rescue of Olfactory Dysfunction

Jeffrey R. Martens, Ph.D.

Thomas H. Maren Professor and Chairman
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
College of Medicine
University of Florida

Dec 18

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

4:00 p.m. (ET)
Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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1:00 p.m. (PT)
Bldg. 2, Room 2224 - La Jolla

Host(s):

Timothy Osborne



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Edward A. Fisher, M.D., P

Leon H. Charney Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Marc and Ruti Bell Program in Vascular Biology and,
The Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease,
NYU Langone Medical Center

Jan 08

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL
4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Laszlo Nagy



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

John L. Cleveland, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Cancer Biology
The Scripps Research Institute - Florida
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Jan 15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Laszlo Nagy



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Andreas Stahl, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology

University of California
 Berkeley

Jan 29

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Timothy Osborne



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center Seminar

TBD

Cory Abate-Shen, Ph.D.

Columbia University

Feb 09

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1350, Lake Nona
(videolink) 3:00 p.m. ET

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Host(s):

Maria Diaz-Meco





Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Richard I. Gregory, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry and
Molecular Pharmacology, and Department of Pediatrics,
Harvard Medical School, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Feb 12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Masanobu Komatsu



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Gwen Randolph, Ph.D.

Professor Pathology and Immunology, Immunology Program,
Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Program;
Washington University

Feb 19

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Laszlo Nagy



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Human Genetics Program

6th Annual Rare Disease Day Symposium

Treating Disease with Sugars

Sanford-Burnham’s successful series of Rare Disease Day symposia is based on the concept that treatment of rare diseases requires participation and exchange among all stakeholders—scientists, physicians, affected patients and their families, support groups, granting agencies, industry, and philanthropists.

This year’s event is organized by Hudson Freeze, Ph.D.

Feb 27

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pacific

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
Sanford Children's Health Research Center
10905 Road to the Cure
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Host(s):

Hudson Freeze



Website & Registration

FTRP

FTRP Open House

Come visit us at Sanford-Burnham's Orlando campus to discuss the capabilities of the Conrad Prebys Center for Chemical Genomics, hear an overview of the FTRP and tour the facility.

Mar 01

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Eastern

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Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona
6400 Sanger Road, Orlando FL 32827



Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Michael A. Marletta, Ph.D.

Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Professor of Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute

Mar 05

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Sheila Collins



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Eva Hernando-Monge, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pathology
Vice Chair for Science Course
Director, Primary Mentor, Training Faculty, Pathobiology Training Program
Growth Control Program
NYU Cancer Center

Mar 12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Ranjan Perera



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Ann Marie Schmidt, M.D.

Director of Diabetes Research Program
NYU Langone Medical Center

Mar 26

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Dwight Towler



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D.

Co-Director, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center
Christopher J. Murphy Memorial Professor of Diabetes Research
Columbia University Medical Center

Apr 02

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA

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Host(s):

Sheila Collins



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

David A. Ford, Ph.D.

Professor and Director, Center for Cardiovascular Research
Edward A. Doisy Research Center
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Apr 09

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL Lake Nona

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Xianlin Han



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Walter J. Koch, Ph.D.

W.W. Smith Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine,
Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmacology
Director, Center for Translational Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine

Apr 23

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

4:00 p.m. (ET)
Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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1:00 p.m. (PT)
Bldg. 2, Room 2224 - La Jolla

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Host(s):

Sheila Collins



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Myles Wolf, M.D., MMSc

Director, Center for Translational Metabolism and Health
Institute for Public Health and Medicine
Margaret Gray Morton Professor of Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Apr 30

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

4:00 p.m. (ET)
Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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1:00 p.m. (PT)
Bldg. 2, Room 2224 - La Jolla

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Host(s):

Dwight Towler



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center Seminar

TBD

Kenneth Anderson, M.D.

Harvard Medical School,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

May 04

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1350, Lake Nona
(videolink) 3:00 p.m. ET

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Host(s):

Robert Rickert



Contact:

Esther Minotti


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Maria Kontaridis, Ph.D.

Cardiovascular Research
Cardiovascular Division
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

May 07

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona
4:00 p.m. EDT

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224 - La Jolla

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Host(s):

Daniel Kelly



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Raghu Kalluri, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chairman
Department of Cancer Biology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

May 14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Dwight Towler



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Pere Puigserver, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

May 28

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center Seminar

TBD

Kimberly Stegmaier, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Jun 08

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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A1350
Lake Nona in Orlando, FL
(videolink) 3:00 p.m. ET

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Contact:

Tja Owens


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