Conference program

View the full conference schedule, including abstracts of oral and poster presentations.


Schedule at a glance

**All events take place in the OHSU Old Library Building unless otherwise noted.

Monday, May 5

11:30 a.m. Monday A.M. poster session

1 p.m. Keynote: Gary Gibbons, M.D., Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health

2:15 p.m. Oral presentations: Cancer Biology and Treatment 1, Physiology and Pharmacology

3 p.m. Workshop: So you want to be an entrepreneur?

4 p.m. Monday P.M. poster session and Oral presentations: Informatics

5:30 p.m. Reception (Richard Jones Hall Atrium)

Tuesday, May 6

9:30 a.m. Oral presentations: Biomedical Imaging Across the Spectrum, Cellular and Molecular Biology

10 a.m. Workshop: How to Survive Grad School

11 a.m. Oral presentations (Student only oral presentations 1 and 2, Cancer Biology and Treatment 2)

12 p.m. Student Lunch (Richard Jones Hall Atrium)

12:30 p.m. Oral presentations: Health Services and Health Promotion

1 p.m. Poster session

1:30 p.m. Workshop: How to Get a Postdoc Position

2:30 p.m. Workshop: Non-Academic Careers for Scientists

4 p.m. Keynote: Jeff Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D., Jeremy R. Knowles Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Ramon Y. Cajal Professor of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University

5:30 p.m. Career Networking Night (Richard Jones Hall Atrium)

Wednesday, May 7

9:30 a.m. Workshop: How to establish and manage a mentoring relationship

10:30 a.m. Oral presentations: Biochemistry, Immunology, Alcohol and Drug Abuse

12 p.m. Keynote: Jim Austin, Ph.D., Editor of Science Careers, a publication of Science magazine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science

1 p.m. Poster session

1:30 p.m. Oral presentations: Imaging and Advanced Technology

2:30 p.m. Oral presentations: Neuroscience, Pediatrics, Surgery

4 p.m. Three Minute Thesis Competition

Thursday, May 8

8 a.m. Registration opens

9:30 a.m. Workshop: Finding Your First Faculty Job

10:30 a.m. Oral presentations: Cancer Biology and Treatment 3, Genetics and Developmental Biology, Women's Health

12 p.m. Keynote: Chittaranjan Yajnik, M.D., Director of the diabetes unit, King Edward Memorial Hospital & Research Centre in Pune, India

1:30 p.m. Poster session

2 p.m. Oral presentations: Clinical Investigations

3 p.m. School of Medicine Alumni Association Award Talks

4 p.m. Awards Ceremony and Reception (Richard Jones Hall Atrium)