Biomedical Sciences Symposium  

The Biomedical Sciences Symposium is an annual meeting created in 2018 as a joint effort between the Higuchi Biosciences Center,  the NIH-sponsored Chemical Biology Training Program, and the NIH-sponsored Biotechnology Training Program to provide a forum for trainees to present their work as poster or oral presentations and to cover special topics with invited outside speakers.  This meeting, organized by the training programs trainees, features student presentations in the morning followed in the afternoon by two keynote lectures from internationally recognized biomedical science researchers and a poster session.  HBC Investigators, their students and research staff are invited to attend, and encouraged to participate in the poster session, including researchers affiliated with the various core facilities in the biomedical sciences.


Biomedical Sciences Symposium 2020


Update:  Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Biomedical Sciences Symposium will be postponed until late summer or early fall of 2020.  Please respond to the participation survey below.

2020 Biomedical Sciences Symposium participation survey

Hello everyone. The student leaders in charge of organizing the 2020 Biomedical Sciences Symposium would like your help. We are organizing the symposium to take place virtually sometime in October and would like to know how many of you are interested in presenting a poster. This information would help us organize the logistics that a virtual poster session entails. We would greatly appreciate your response by August 24, 2020.

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Symposium information:

Date and Time:  TBA

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Andrew Mesecar

Dr. Andrew Mesecar

Walther Professor of Cancer Structural Biology – Biochemistry
Chemistry Department
Purdue University

Presentation title: TBA


This symposium is possible through support from the Higuchi Biosciences Center and from two National Institute of General Medical Sciences Predoctoral Training Programs, the Dynamic Aspects of Chemical Biology Training Program (T32-GM08545) and the Biotechnology Training Program (T32-GM008359).

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