LSOM Research Symposium 2024

LSOM Research Symposium 2024

Thursday, March 28, 2024 | 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Lecture Hall 3.102B and Holly Foyer


The Long School of Medicine Office for Research is excited to present our annual research symposium!

During our annual symposium, the LSOM Dean’s Office for Research will offer research poster sessions, and feature presentations on both basic and clinical science research. Top posters will be selected for podium presentations with multiple cash prizes awarded.

Keynote Speaker:
“Looking Back on COVID-19 and Forward on Emerging Infectious Disease Threats”
12:00-1:00 PM | Pestana Lecture Hall, 3.102B

Larry Schlesinger, MD

Professor, President and CEO
Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Click here to view Dr. Schlesinger’s bio




Poster Session:
We invite faculty, staff, and trainees to submit a poster presentation illustrating completed or ongoing researchPoster sessions will be held on Thursday, March 28th, 2024 from 1:30-2:30 PM and 2:30-3:30 PM.


2024 Research Symposium Program

Session 1 Directory and Layout

Session 2 Directory and Layout

Register to Attend- closed

Call for  Student & Trainee Poster Applications- closed

Call for Faculty & Staff Poster Applications- closed


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Research Symposium Itinerary

8:00 AMDoors Open/BreakfastLEC 3.102B
8:20 AM-8:30 AMWelcome and Opening RemarksRobert Hromas, MD, FACP
Dean and Professor
Long School of Medicine
Vice President for Medical Affairs
LEC 3.102B
8:30 AM-10:00 AMTrainee Podium PresentationsTolga Delibasi
Medical Student
LEC 3.102B
Lacey Sell, MS
Graduate Student
Sarah Wedemeyer
MD/PhD Student
Santosh Timilsina, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Morgan Wall, MD
Alixandria Pfeiffer, DO
Clinical Fellow
10:00-10:15 AMLive Voting for "Best Overall Podium Presentation Student and TraineesLEC 3.102B
10:15 AM-11:45 AMLSOM Rising Star PresentationsJosephine Taverna, MD
LEC 3.102B
Mohamad Habes, PhD
Director, Biggs Institute Neuroimaging Core (BINC), Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer's & Neurodegenerative Diseases
Kevin B. Koronowski, PhD
Biochemistry & Structural Biology
Hye Young Lee, PhD
Cellular and Integrative Physiology
12:00 PM-1:00 PMKeynote PresentationLarry Schlesinger, MD
Professor, President and CEO,
Texas Biomedical Research Institute
LEC 3.102B
1:00 PM-3:30 PMLunchHolly Courtyard
1:30 PM-2:30 PMPoster Session IFaculty, Staff and TraineesHolly Foyer
2:30 PM-3:30 PMPoster Session IIFaculty, Staff and TraineesHolly Foyer