2022 Program of Events

Coffee and pastries available at 8:30 a.m. Please pick up badges in Heibert lounge from student hosts.


9:15-9:30 a.m.

Welcoming addresses by Dr. C. James McKnight, Associate Provost & Dean of Graduate Medical Sciences and Dr. Shelley Russek, President of the Russek Foundation, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Henry I. Russek Keynote Lecture by Dr. Eric Alm, Professor of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Broad Institute,
The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Poster Session: Presented by graduate students enrolled in Graduate Medical Sciences (Bag luncheon available at 11:30 a.m.). (Winners will have award stickers on their posters.)

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Award winners (First, Second, Third place and Moderators) please get your lunch and come to the stage in the Hiebert Lounge. You will be having lunch with our Keynote Speaker & Visiting Professor Dr. Eric Alm.

1:30-3:10 p.m.

Oral Session: Slide presentations by the Henry I. Russek Student Achievement First Prize Recipients.
Each presentation is 8 min. with an additional 2 min. for questions.

3:10 p.m.

Award presentations by Dr. Shelley J. Russek, Russek Foundation, and photos of our award winners!