Welcome to the Basic Science Symposium 2023

Dear Participants and Attendees,

On behalf of Loma Linda University School of Medicine's Basic Science Symposium Steering Committee, I am delighted to extend a warm welcome to all participants, attendees, speakers, and guests to the 2023 Basic Science Symposium, which will take place on October 26 at Loma Linda University Church Fellowship Hall. This symposium is a testament to our commitment to fostering knowledge sharing and collaboration in the field of basic sciences. Through engaging presentations, interactive discussions, and networking opportunities, we aim to cultivate a stimulating environment that encourages the exchange of ideas and sparks innovative thinking.

The theme of this year's symposium is "The scientific toolkit for early disease detection” a topic that resonates deeply with the core principles of basic science and its role in shaping our understanding of the world around us. The event will feature a diverse range of talks, panel discussions, poster presentations, and workshops that cover a wide spectrum of topics within the realm of basic sciences.

We are privileged to have a distinguished lineup of speakers who are leaders in their respective fields. Their expertise and insights are sure to enrich our understanding and inspire new avenues of exploration. Moreover, the symposium will provide an opportunity for young researchers and students to showcase their work and engage with established researchers, fostering an environment of mentorship and growth.

As we embark on this intellectual journey, I encourage you all to actively participate, ask questions, and contribute to the discussions. Your presence and involvement are vital to the success of the symposium, and I am confident that your contributions will enhance the overall experience for everyone involved.

I extend my sincere gratitude to the organizing committee, sponsors, and volunteers who have dedicated their time and effort to make this event possible. Their dedication and hard work have been instrumental in creating an engaging and enriching program for all of us.

Once again, welcome to the 2023 Basic Science Symposium. I am looking forward to a captivating and intellectually stimulating event that will leave a lasting impact on our collective pursuit of knowledge. Let us embrace this opportunity to learn, connect, and inspire each other.

If you have any questions or require assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to our event staff, who will be more than happy to help.

Thank you, and I look forward to meeting you all at the symposium!


Salma Khan, MD/PhD

Chair, Basic Science Symposium Steering Committee

Loma Linda University

Dr. Khan