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11th Annual NIH Graduate Student Research Symposium - Symposium Agenda

January 13, 2015
Natcher Conference Center, 9:00am - 4:00pm

11th Graduate Student Research Symposium Program


The full symposium program can be downloaded here.

9:00 - 10:00am
Lower Lobby
Current Student & Alumni Networking Network with GPP alumni.  All are invited to attend.
10:00 - 10:15am
Room E1 / E2
Welcome Sharon L. Milgram, Ph.D.
Director, NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE)
10:15 - 11:45am
Room E1 / E2
Student Oral Presentations

Michael H. Askenase, University of Pennsylvania, NIAID
Early Signals During Infection Direct the Development and Function of Protective Innate Phagocytes Prior to Bone Marrow Egress

Rahilla Tarfa, Brown University, NINDS
Inhibition on Dopamine Neurons and the Role of a Slow A-type Current

Allyson L. Byrd, Boston University, NHGRI
Bacterial Strain Tracking Across the Human Skin Landscape

Wesley H. Stepp, Georgetown University, NIAID
Policing the Nucleus: Intrinsic Immune Proteins PML and Sp100 Differentially Regulate HPV Infection

11:45 - 12:45pm
Poster Session I Odd Numbered Posters Presenting
12:45 - 1:45pm
Poster Session II Even Numbered Posters Presenting
2:00 - 3:00pm
Ruth L. Kirchstein Auditorium
Keynote Address Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D. Director, Brain Tumor Surgery Program and Professor of Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
3:00 - 4:00pm
Ruth L. Kirchstein Auditorium
Awards Ceremony
  • Graduation Ceremony
        Certificates presented by:
        Sharon L. Milgram, Ph.D., Director, NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education
  • Outstanding Mentor Awards
  • NIH Graduate Student Research Awards (NGSRAs)