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14th Annual NIH Graduate Student Research Symposium - Symposium Agenda

February 22, 2018
Natcher Conference Center, 9:15am - 4:45pm

14th Graduate Student Research Symposium Program

Final Agenda is to be determined.  Times are subject to change.


8:30-9:00am Registration  
9:00 - 10:00am
Lower Lobby
Elevator Pitch Competition

  • Elevator Pitch Competition starts at 9:00am
10:00 - 11:30am
Ruth L. Kirchstein Auditorium
Welcome and Keynote Address

Sharon L. Milgram, Ph.D.
Director, NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE)

Eric Betzig, Ph.D.
Nobel Laureate, 
Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute 

11:30am - 12:00 noon

Time for Lunch
12:00 - 1:00pm
Poster Session I Odd Numbered Posters Presenting
1:00 - 2:00pm
Poster Session II Even Numbered Posters Presenting
2:15 - 3:45pm
Ruth L. Kirchstein Auditorium
Student Presentations


3:45 - 4:45pm
Ruth L. Kirchstein Auditorium
Awards Ceremony
  • Graduate Ceremony - Certficiates presented by Sharon L. Milgram, Ph.D., Director, NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education
  • Outstanding Mentor Awards
  • NIH Graduate Student Research Awards (NGSRAs)



Location: TBA

Community Networking Event

Graduate Student Council

Details to be announced at the symposium