Eleventh Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium

On Thursday, May 30, 2019 the Graduate School's Office of Postdoctoral Scholars hosted the Eleventh Annual Postdoctoral Scholars Research Symposium.

About the Postdoctoral Research Symposium

The Postdoctoral Research Symposium showcases the research done by postdoctoral scholars through a research abstract/poster competition and a three-minute oral presentation competition. The top three abstract/poster presentations and the top two three-minute presentations are recognized at the event.

The annual Distinguished Postdoc Mentor Award is also given at this event.


Distinguished Postdoc Mentor Award Winners:

  • Omer Gokcumen, assistant professor, biological sciences
  • David A. Kofke, SUNY distinguished professor, chemical and biological engineering

Three-Minute Presentation Winners:

  • First Place: Yeeli Mui, urban and regional planning
  • Second Place: Megan Jones, oral biology

Poster Competition Winners:

  • First Place: Xiaozhuo Liu, biological sciences
  • Second Place: Manmeet Bhalla, microbiology and immunology
  • Third Place: Amit Kumar, biochemistry