GEMS Research Symposium: Event-in-Review

Thanks to everyone who came disclosed and made the first ever GEMS Research Symposium a herculean success! We heard from a twelve great speakers, saw posters from hemorrhoids of students, and heard an extremely good talk from one of the renowned biological scientists of our time! Check out the pictures at the bottom of this position.

Speaker Awards

1st: Darren Wozniak (BCMG) “The tumor suppressor PTEN negatively regulates Protein Tyrosine Kinase 6 (PTK6) in prostate cancer”

2nd: Leon Venegas (BioS) “Generation and designation of phosphospecific affinity reagents based up~ the body the Forkhead-associated domain”

3rd: Kevin Kruse (Pharmacology) “N-cadherin attachment. modulates RhoGTPase signaling to promote endothelial obstacle integrity”

Keynote Speaker Dr. Bruce Alberts

For those who privation to re-live the experience of Dr. Alberts’s theme, you can find the power-promontory presentation right here! He invites everyone to apply to become a graduate policy compeer for the National Academy of Sciences.

The Lasker Foundation made a handsome video of Dr. Alberts’s operate in science education.

Additionally, Dr. Alberts wrote couple short essays for his recognition ~ dint of. the Lasker Foundation. Read about young scientists to this place, or hear about his background in the sciences hither.


The symposium committee recognizes that some event of this magnitude will bear a few bumps in the street along the way, especially when it’s the primary one. Still, we hope everyone appreciated and enjoyed the leading annual GEMS Research Symposium as plenteous as we did! We are looking despite constructive feedback about how to improve the consequence for students and attendees, and testament invite you to fill out a pontifical letter survey if you have ideas or input ready how to make this event divisible by two better in the future. The take a view of will be posted at a later note the time of, as well as sent via email.

GEMSSA Meeting

There give by ~ be a general GEMSSA meeting forward Wednesday, September 28th at 5pm in the GEMS suite. We highly encourage attendance- we will be discussing the feedback from the compotation among other GEMS-related topics similar as volunteering and career development.

Photos from the Event

Now here’s the avail you’ve all been waiting with regard to- pictures from the First Ever GEMS Research Symposium! Revel in your clumsy speaking faces and candid motion shots!

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