Past Postdoctoral Research Symposiums

The Graduate School hosts an annual Postdoctoral Scholars Research Symposium, in June. This event showcases the research done by postdoctoral scholars through a research abstract/poster competition and a three-minute oral presentation competition.

Past Symposiums:

Ninth Annual Symposium, June 2017

Distinguished Postoc Mentor Award Winners:

  • Gregory G. Homish, associate professor, community health and health behavior
  • Wenyao Xu, assistant professor, computer science and engineering

Three-Minute Presentation Winners:

  • First Place: Rama Dey-Rao, dermatology
  • Second Place: Yingying Xie, geography

Poster Competition Winners:

  • First Place: Kimberly Kamper-DeMarco, Research Institute on Addictions
  • Second Place: Andrew Schwartz, chemistry
  • Third Place: Guojian Zhang, chemical and biological engineering

Event Photos

Eighth Annual Symposium, June 2016

Distinguished Postoc Mentor Award Winner:

Mira Edgerton, research professor, oral biology

Three-Minute Presentation Winners:

  • First Place: Ying Liu, electrical engineering
  • Second Place: Jaime Orejas, chemistry

Poster Competition Winners:

  • First Place: Christopher Rates, Center for Educational Innovation
  • Second Place: George Nimako, pharmacy practice
  • Third Place: Thomas Hohle, biochemistry

Event Photos