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Live Sessions

Thank you for joining us during these live presentations, panel sessions and competitions. Below please find information on each event and a unique link that may be used to join it at the appropriate time. All times are listed in Eastern Standard Time. Most sessions will be hosted on Microsoft Teams and are best enjoyed through the desktop or mobile app. Please remember to keep your microphone muted and video off unless the host indicates otherwise.

  • 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
    Health & Wellness: Free Crops to Support Vaccinations
    Drop by the Pavilion in front of the Urban Farm and show your COVID-19 vaccine card to receive a coupon for crops from the Farm (quantity limited to 50 participants). Face masks are required for all individuals while on MUSC's campus, regardless of vaccination status.
  • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Pitch Session: Student Pitch Competition and Judging
    Come hear ideas submitted by our students and learn which are selected for additional support. Click here to join the event.

  • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Pitch Session: Poster Session
    Take the opportunity to review ideas submitted by MUSC employees and students and select which should be evaluated at the Shark Tank event on Thursday, April 29. An MUSC NetID is needed to view and vote, and voting closes promptly at 5:00 p.m. Click here to review posters and vote.
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Transformational Technology: Advancements in Telehealth Learn about program highlights with Ragan DuBose-Morris, Ph.D.; Cheryl Hamill, RN; Christopher Pelic, M.D.; and Morgan Sires. Click here to join the event. Click here to join the event.
  • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Learning Reimagined: A Gentle Introduction to Machine Learning
    Josh Starmer, Ph.D.
    Starmer uses an innovative and unique visual style to clearly explain statistics, data science and machine learning concepts and algorithms to curious people all over the world. Rather than dumb down the material, Starmer brings people up with simple examples using pictures to make sure every main idea is easy to understand and remember. Click here to join the event.
  • 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    Innovator’s Toolbox: Intellectual Property: What it is, how it works, and how to make it work for you. 

    Troy J. Huth, JD, Ph.D., MUSC Foundation for Research Development (FRD)

    Huth will cover the basics of intellectual property including patents, copyrights, trademark and trade secrets. This will involve a high level discussion of the basic elements of each type of intellectual property; when and where each type of intellectual property is implicated in MUSC innovations; how it works and why it is valuable; and how MUSC FRD can assist in protecting and commercializing this intellectual property. Click here to join the event.

  • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Learning Reimagined: Innovative Technology to Support the Virtual Teacher
    Office of Instructional Technology and Faculty Resources
    You may have been teaching online for a long time or just pivoted to online a year ago, but we should all be looking forward to the future of delivering healthcare education virtually. Come see the model virtual classroom with innovative tech to support various teaching styles and content delivery. Click here to joint the event.
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    Transformational Technology: AI Clinical Implementation Panel Discussion
    Moderated by Hamilton Baker, M.D.
    Panelists: Andrew Goodwin, M.D.; Les Lenert, M.D.; Andrew Matuskowitz, M.D.; David McSwain, M.D.; and Grace Neil. Click here to join the event.
  • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Transformational Technology: COVID Research Update
    Moderated by Hamilton Baker, M.D.
    Panelists: JohnDel Gizo, M.D.; Marvella Ford, Ph.D.; Jeff Korte, Ph.D.; James Madory, D.O.; Stéphane Meystre, M.D., Ph.D.; and Jihad Obeid, M.D. Click here to join the event.
  • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    Pitch Session: Entrepreneurship in the Biomedical Space Pitch Event
    Scott Davis, Ph.D., CPT James Bezjian, Ph.D.
    Students that have been enrolled in the “Entrepreneurship in the Biomedical Space” course developed by the College of Graduate Studies and the MUSC Foundation for Research Development will pitch novel technologies that they assessed throughout the course and used as the foundation for forming virtual companies. Click here to join the event.
  • 4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
    Innovator’s Toolbox: Virtual Fireside Chat with Venture Carolina and KIYATEC

    Charlie Banks, Managing Director – Venture South and Matt Gevaert, Ph.D., CEO – KIYATEC, Inc.

    Mr. Banks and Dr. Gevaert will discuss how a life science startup can thrive in South Carolina. Topics covered will include how to form and get a startup investment ready in South Carolina. Click here to join the event.
  • 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
    Innovator’s Toolbox: MUSC Technology Development and Commercialization 

    Learn about resources and funding available to MUSC innovators. Hosted by Troy J. Huth, JD, Ph.D., with guests: Mark Semler, CEO, ZIAN; Patrick M. Woster, Ph.D., Endowed Chair, MUSC College of Pharmacy and Chelsea Ex-Lubeski, MUSC Foundation for Research Development.

    Members of the MUSC innovation ecosystem introduce the wide range of resources and funding available to innovators in the MUSC enterprise to aid in the development and commercialization of their innovations. Click here to join the event.

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Health & Wellness: Bringing on the Qi
    Marcelaine Reneua, Ph.D.
    Reneua will discuss an innovation that brings mobile wellness services to patient’s curb. Click here to join the event.
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Transformative Technology: Stem cells: hope vs. hype
    Samantha Yammine, Science Sam Media.
    In this talk by stem cell scientist Samantha Yammine (aka Science Sam), we'll explore the realistic hope for the present and future that stem cells bring, and the way this has been exploited unethically in unregulated and dangerous stem cell clinics around the world... plus what you can do to stop it. Click here to join the event.
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    Innovator’s Toolbox: Mobile applications at MUSC: Resources & Development Pathways
    MUSC Foundation for Research Development, SCTR, TACHL, Information Solutions (IS) and Biomedical Informatics Center (BMIC). Click here to join the event.
  • 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    Pitch Session: Shark Tank
    During this signature event, nine poster session finalists, selected by their colleagues, will present their ideas to a panel of MUSC senior leaders. Winners will receive additional support for development, implementation, and scaling. Click here to join the event.
  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    Transformative Technology: Innovations with Neuroscience and Machine Learning with Leonardo Bonhila, M.D., Ph.D. Click here to join the event.

  • 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
    Swipe Right for Learning

    Speaker: Rob Curtin, Director, Higher Education Americas, Microsoft. Click here to join the event.