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Research Recognition Day

Save the date! The ninth-annual Biomedical Sciences Programs Research Recognition Day takes place Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 10am-4pm, in Coffman Union Great Hall
.

All faculty, students, postdocs and staff from the biomedical sciences graduate programs are cordially invited.  Registration is free, but required.

Featuring

  • Keynote Speaker: Dana Carroll, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, 

University of Utah
  • Presentations by the 2016 Milne-Brandenburg Award winners, including Courtney Coombes (MCDB&G); Lucky Kalekar (MICaB); Sakeen Kashen (MICaB); and Scott Warren (NSCI).
  • Graduate Student Posters


  • 3-Minute Thesis Competition
 (1st and 2nd place prizes and the People's Choice Award)

Special thanks to our 2016 Graduate Student Planning Committee:
 Amy Hauck, BMBB; Amber Lockridge, IBP
; Brittany Bennett, MICaB; Kellie Gross, NSCI
; Catherine Lee, MCDB&G; Lisa Chesner, PHCL


Program Day Agenda

10:00                    Welcome:  Dr. Yoji Shimizu, Prof. of Lab Medicine and
                             Pathology, Assistant Dean for Graduate Education,
                             Medical School

10:05 – 10:20       Milne Brandenburg Award Winner:  
                             Sakeen Kashem (MICaB)

10:20 - 10:35       Milne Brandenburg Award Winner:
                             Courtney Coombes (MCDB&G)

10:35 – 11:25      Poster Session 1 (Even numbered posers)

11:30 – 12:20       3 Minute Thesis Talk (3MT) Competition  

12:20 – 1:10       Lunch provided

1:10 – 1:25         3MT Competition Winners Announced 

1:30 – 2:30           Keynote Address:  Dr. Dana Carroll,
                             University of Utah 
                             "Genome Editing with Programmable Nucleases"

2:40 – 2:55           Milne Brandenburg Award Winner:
                             Lucky Kalekar (MICaB)

2:55 – 3:10           Milne Brandenburg Award Winner:
                             Scott Warren (NSCI)

3:10 – 4:00           Poster Session II (ODD numbered posters)

    BIOMED Virtual Grad School Fair

    Virtual Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Fair
    Source: 
    Careereco.com

    The University of Minnesota Biomedical School will be participating in three 2016 Virtual Grad School Fairs.

    • July 21, 2016
    • September 13, 2016
    • October 5, 2016

    Meet & greet!

    Visit our booth at these upcoming graduate recruitment events in 2016:

    July 14, 2016
    NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair, Natcher Center, NIH Campus, Bethesda MD
    Table 35

    October 12-15, 2016
    Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Long Beach, CA
    Booth 340

    November 9-12, 2016
    Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Tampa, FLA
    Booths 509 & 511