Events & Awards
Check out upcoming events for prospective and current graduate students.
Graduate Student 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.
- 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,
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
The University of Minnesota Biomedical Sciences Graduate Programs 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
October 12-15, 2016
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Long Beach, CA
November 9-12, 2016
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Tampa, FLA
Booths 509 & 511