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18th Annual NIH Graduate Student Research Symposium

February 16 and 17, 2022
Virtual platforms!

Welcome to the home page for the 18th 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! 


This year's Symposium features:

  • Virtual posters on the dissertation research of NIH graduate students.  
  • 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.