2024 Symposium Schedule will be available in September.

Below is the 2023 Basic Sciences Research Symposium schedule.

October 26, 2023

9:45 a.m.  Welcome & Opening Remarks

Tamara Thomas, MD
Dean, School of Medicine                                   

Penelope Duerksen-Hughes, PhD                            
Associate Dean, Basic Sciences

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Panel Discussions
Moderated by Johnny Figueroa, PhD
Associate Professor, Basic Sciences, Physiology Division 

Yangming Ou, MD                                                     
Associate Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Affiliated Faculty, Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP), Boston Children's Hospital

Marcelo Febo, PhD                                                     
Assistant Professor and Director of Translational Research Imaging, Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, University of Florida, College of Medicine Gainsville

Shiri Gur-Cohen, PhD                                                     
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Regenerative Medicine, University of California San Diego 

11 a.m. - 11 :30 a.m.  Flash Poster Presentations
Vivian Mao, MD

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

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Vendor Show

12:30 p.m.  - 1:30 p.m. Poster Presentation and Judging 
Olivia Francis-Boyle, PhD, Chair of the Poster Presentation and Judging
(odd numbered posters)
1:30 p.m - 2:30 p.m. Poster Presentation and Judging
Olivia Francis-Boyle, PhD, Chair of the Poster Presentation and Judging
(even numbered posters)
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Nano Talks
Moderated by Juli Unternaehrer, PhD
Associate Professor, Basic Sciences, Biochemistry Division                                                              

Isaac Kremsky, PhD
Assistant Professor, Basic Sciences,Biomed Engineering Science  
"Spaceflight-Induced Gene Expression Profiles in the Mouse Brain Are Attenuated by Treatment with the Antioxidant BuOE"
Sajad Khazal, MD 
Associate Professor, Medicine
"Next-Generation Sequencing Minimal Residual Disease (NGS-MRD) evaluation of B-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-ALL) in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients"             

Thomas Stahovich, PhD
University of California, Riverside
"AI – Beyond the Hype"

3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.  Keynote Speaker

Matthew D. Ringel, MD
Director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Ohio State University 

4:50 p.m. - 5 p.m.   Poster Winners/Closing Remarks

Salma Khan, PhD, Associate Research Professor, Basic Sciences, Biochemistry Division
Olivia Francis-Boyle, PhD, Research Professor, Basic Sciences, Biomed Engineering Science