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Annual Poster Session Competition

June 18, 2019

2015 Poster Session

Graduate students in the School of Medicine and Dentistry are invited to enter a poster competition with multiple divisions and prizes awarded. Participants are judged based upon the entry abstract and a poster session presentation.

The Poster Session is a forum for graduate students to present their research through poster presentations. It is an excellent opportunity to inform the University community of the wealth of research being done by our graduate students and to highlight their dedication and accomplishments in their respective fields.   

This year, more than 30 students participated in this event. Their abstracts and posters were judged by faculty leaders from the School of Medicine and Dentistry and the River Campus.  Funds raised for this event were awarded as travel awards, which the students may use for travel to conferences and for job interviews.

2019 Winners

First Place - Janine Cubello (Toxicology)

First Place - Jesse Wang (Translational Biomedical Science)

Second Place - Andrea Amitrano (Cell Biology of Disease)

Third Place - Kevin Chiem (Immunology, Microbiology and Virology)

Third Place - Rachel Warren (Immunology, Microbiology and Virology

Entering a Poster

Eligibility requirements for entry into the poster competition are:

  • You must be a matriculated graduate student in the School of Medicine and Dentistry and in good academic standing.
  • Entries should present your thesis research performed at the University of Rochester, and may not include research performed at other institutions, in lab rotations or in previous technical positions (collaborations with other institutions is allowed).
  • Entries from previous GSS Poster Session competitions are ineligible for entry.

TO ENTER, submit a Poster Proposal Cover Sheet and your abstract to GSSBoard by TBA. Please refer to the Guidelines for Abstracts and Posters before your proposal cover sheet and abstract are submitted.

Poster Session Awards

Participants who are judged to be exceptional will be presented with travel awards ranging from $100 to $500.