Postdoctoral researchers will showcase their work at the 8th Annual Postdoc Scientific Symposium at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
The symposium will be held from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., March 29, 2012, at the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center Atrium and Connor Auditorium.
A panel discussion titled “Science and the Community: Educating the Public” will also take place at 11:45 a.m. featuring Sally Elgin, PhD, the Viktor Hamburger Distinguished Professor in Arts & Sciences; Cynthia Wichelman, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and course director for Mini-Medical School; and Thomas Woolsey, MD, the George H. and Ethel R. Bishop Scholar in Neuroscience in Neurological Surgery and Neurology.
In addition, five postdoctoral researchers will give presentations: Najia Kfoury, PhD, neurology; Ziv Rotman, PhD, cell biology and physiology; Tao Sun, PhD, pediatrics; Eline van Meel, PhD, internal medicine (hematology); and Matthew Wyczalkowski, PhD, biomedical engineering.
At 4 p.m., the keynote speaker, Tayyaba Hasan, MD, professor of dermatology and of health sciences and technology at Harvard Medical School, will speak on “So you have a PhD? What next? A personal perspective.”
A poster session will also be held.
For more information and to register for the symposium, visit http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Postdocs/EventsSeminars/Pages/Postdoc-Symposium.aspx.