April 18-19, 2018 Symposium on Biomedical Research and Health Disparities

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April 18th, 2018 - April 19th, 2018

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

The Annual Biomedical Sciences and Health Disparities Symposium is scheduled for April 18 and 19, 2018 at the Kakaʻako campus! The symposium features original research from undergraduate and graduate students, MD students and MD Residents. The location for the poster sessions is the Sullivan Conference Center on the University of Hawai’i (UH) Cancer Center (Kaka’ako) ground floor.

The 2018 Symposium is a record breaker, with 171 posters. Undergraduates from all of the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) system campuses will be featured, as participants of the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program based at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). In addition, researchers from Hawaiʻi Pacific University, Chaminade University and The Queen’s Medical Center each have poster entered. New this year, Hawaiʻi Pacific Neuroscience has two posters and there are two posters by the UH Mānoa Mechanical Engineering Department working in collaboration with the UH JABSOM Pediatrics Department.

The John A. Burns School of Medicine and the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center are co-hosting this year’s Symposium Keynote Speaker, a noted researcher in the field of cancer:

Keshav K. Singh, Ph.D.
The Joy and Bill Harbert Endowed Chair
Professor of Genetics, Pathology and Environmental Health
Founding Editor-in-Chief, Mitochondrion Journal
Director, Cancer Genetics Program
Department of Genetics, School of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham