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 2020 Annual Research Symposium

September 17, 2020, 9:55 am – 2:15 pm| 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
via Zoom and Sakai

The research symposium highlights the varied research conducted by graduate students, residents, postdoctoral and clinical fellows, and faculty of the Department. It serves to introduce the Department’s research activities to new trainees, and to promote scientific interactions and collaborations among researchers across the Department and University. The symposium will feature both oral and poster presentations by researchers in the Department and guest speakers.

The schedule of events is available here.


2020 Symposium Award Winners


Excellence in Research Presentation Award – Taylor Dismuke
“Drug Resistance in Medulloblastoma Addressed with OLIG2 inhibitor, CT-179” 



Excellence in Research Presentation Award – Cherise Glodowski
“Intra-tumoral Heterogeneity and Plasticity in Basal-like Breast Tumors”



Excellence in Research Presentation AwardGregory Chamberlin
“Next Generation Sequencing Reveals Novel Mutations in a Collision Tumor of Glioblastoma and Meningioma”



Student Trainee Choice Award – Benjamin Keepers
“Activation of Endogenous Transcription Factors by CRISPRa Mediates Cardiac Reprogramming”

Benjamin Keepers


Joe Grisham Excellence in Teaching Award