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15th Annual NIH Graduate Student Research Symposium

February 21, 2019
Natcher Conference Center, 9:00am - 4:45pm

Welcome to the home page for the 15th annual NIH Graduate Student Research Symposium! This is the premier event for NIH graduate students to showcase their research to the NIH community.  All graduate students performing their Ph.D. dissertation research at NIH are highly encouraged to present, and all members of the NIH community are invited to attend! 

See the full program book here!

This year's Symposium features:

  • Posters on the dissertation research of NIH graduate students.  
  • A keynote address Dr. David Dinges, Professor and Director, Unit for Experimental Psychiatry
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Oral presentations by current NIH graduate students selected based on their abstract submission.
  • An elevator pitch competition by NIH Graduate Students.
  • The NIH Graduate Student Research Awards (NGSRA) - to be granted by postdoctoral, staff scientist, and staff clinician judges to students with the best posters. One of these awards is reserved exclusively for a poster submitted in the "New Proposal" category!
  • Graduation ceremony honoring those students who have recently defended their dissertations.
  • Presentation of the annual GPP Outstanding Mentor Awards

Please join us for this exciting event and meet the faces of tomorrow's science! For more information, please visit the sidebar links.