2020 Biomedical Sciences Symposium


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Symposium Information

The 2020 symposium was held via zoom on Friday, November 6, 2020 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Andrew Mesecar, Purdue University
Presentation title: "SARS-CoV-2 protease inhibitors as drugs for treatment of COVID-19"

Student Speaker Award Winner

Catherine Kerr (Molecular Biosciences)
Presentation title: "PARP12 is required for the attenuation of an ADP-ribosylhydrolase deficient coronavirus in primary macrophages"

Poster Award Winners

First Place

Adedamola Opalade (Chemistry)
David Ingham (Molecular Biosciences)

Second Place

Wendy Aquino Nunez (Molecular Biosciences)
Vikalp Vishwakarma (Molecular Biosciences)


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