24th Annual Graduate Biosciences Society Symposium

March 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Jordan Hall Conference Center

24th Annual Graduate Biosciences Society Symposium

March 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Jordan Hall Conference Center (JHCC)

The symposium is an annual celebration of biomedical sciences where we showcase the breadth and diversity of ongoing student research at UVA. In addition, we have several student groups and UVA-affiliated organizations joining us for our poster session, so make sure to stop by and find out about the many different offerings here in our Charlottesville-BIMS community!

 

Please find the symposium schedule below:

12:00 - 1:30 PM  Lunch & Poster session*  | Meeting Room 1 & Jordan 2ABC

  1:30 - 3:30 PM  Short talks from department Outstanding Students | JHCC Auditorium

  1:35 PM: Janelle Weaver (Pharmacology)

  1:55 PM: Sameer Bajikar (Biomedical Engineering)

  2:15 PM: James Cronk (Neuroscience)

  2:35 PM: Jackie Yang (Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics)

  2:55 PM: Emily Billings (Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology)

  3:15 PM: Sam Morris-Rosenfeld (Pathology/MCBD)

  3:30 - 4:00 PM  Refreshments | JHCC Lobby

  4:00 - 5:00 PM  Keynote Lecture: Dr. Dan Portnoy; UC Berkeley | JHCC Auditorium

                           "Innate immunity to intracellular pathogens: implications for vaccine development & cancer immunotherapy"

  5:00 - 5:30 PM   Presentation of Peach, Hungerford, and GBS awards | JHCC Auditorium

  5:30 - 6:30 PM   Closing Reception | JHCC Lobby

 

*Student groups joining us: GSAS council, VABio Student Chapter, and WIMS;

UVA-affiliated groups joining us: Medical Alumni Association, Graduate & Postdoctoral Career Services, AMPEL BioSolutions, and UVa Licensing & Ventures Group