The Fourth Annual Medical Student Research Day will be held on March 12, 2015, on the Queen Lane Campus. Posters will be presented from 1-4 p.m., followed by a keynote lecture by Keith Cengel, MD, PhD, associate professor of radiation oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Cengel's lecture, "From Biochemist to Clinical Trialest and Back Again: A Physician Scientist's Journey," will be followed by a reception and awards presentation. Poster judging will include three separate categories of research:
- MD/PhD students who work full time on their research between Years 2 and 3 of medical school
- Basic science research
- Clinical research
Faculty volunteers will judge the posters for content, presentation and appearance. See the winners from last year's event.
- Submission website is now accepting abstracts.
- Deadline for submitting abstracts is Friday, February 13, 2015.
Medical Student Research Day Poster Creation and Printing
The Center for Scientific Communication and Outreach is available to print your Medical Student Research Day poster.
Please email your files to Raphael Lukov at email@example.com or drop them off in person at the New College Building, Room 18302. The deadline to submit your posters is Friday, March 6 by noon. Posters will be printed as received so please only submit the absolute final copy. Reprints, at personal expense, can only be done if time allows. You will receive an email from the Center for Scientific Communication and Outreach when your poster is ready to be picked up. All posters must be picked up from the New College Building, Room 18302.
A PowerPoint template for the 40x48 size with the Drexel University College of Medicine approved logo can be found here: (template with a DUCOM logo). Please do not use the College "Studium Et Inventio" Seal, which is reserved for documents such as diplomas.
Poster Creation Contact Information
Associate Director, Center for Scientific Communication & Outreach
215.762.1784 | firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 Medical Student Research Day Winners
Kelly Donovan, first-year MD/PhD student, for her project in the laboratory of Jane Clifford in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tim Beck, fourth-year MD/PhD student, second year in the Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics PhD Program, working in the laboratory of Erica Golemis at Fox Chase Cancer Center
John Lee, fourth-year MD/PhD student in the Medical Engineering PhD Program working in the laboratory of Simon Giszter in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Basic Science/Research-Based Awards
Ali Naqvi, second-year medical student, who worked in the laboratory of John Houle in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Randall Lee, first-year medical student who worked with Terry Natalie, at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Sean Breslin, second-year medical student, who worked in the laboratory of Mauricio Reginato, in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in collaboration with Nancy MacGarvey in the Department of Pediatrics at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Ronald Paranal, second-year medical student who worked in the laboratory of James Bradner at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Clinical Research Awards
W. Paul Bassett, third-year medical student who worked with Shannon Saffier in the Department of Orthopedics at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Aaron Hodes, fourth-year medical student who worked with Maya Lodish at the National Institute of Child Health and Development
Jason Liu, second-year medical student who worked with Marina Cuchel at the University of Pennsylvania
For More Information
Any questions about the Medical Student Research Day should be directed to Alyssa Abrohms at email@example.com
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