2017 Postdoc Research Symposium

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5th Annual Postdoc Research Symposium

Congratulations to this year's winners of the 2017 Postdoc Research Symposium held on April 14, 2017 at Emerson Alumni Hall!

Oral Presentations:

1st Place:

  • Isaac Adjei - Biomedical Engineering, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Nano-based Approach to Treat Bone Metastasis and Promote Repair of Associated Lost Bone

2nd Place:

  • Melissa Vilaro - Food Science & Human Nutrition, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Food choice priorities predict fruit and vegetable intake among college freshmen enrolled in the Get Fruved study 

Poster Presentations - Best in Group:

  • Maha Elbadry - Environmental and Global Health, College of Public Health and Health Professions

Submicroscopic Malaria Infections in Pregnant Women from Six Departments in Haiti

  • Elizabeth Flood-Grady - STEM Translational Communication Center & Clinical Translational Science Institute, College of Journalism and Communications

The importance of parent-child communication about depression in shaping the health decisions of young adults with depression

  • Chul Han - Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine

Effect of long-term voluntary exercise on age-related hearing loss

  • Aritra Kundu - Electrical & Computer Engineering, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Novel neural interface technology for prosthetic limb

Abstracts:

Click here for the 2017 Symposium Abstracts Book for the Oral and Poster Presentations.
The goal of the University of Florida Postdoctoral Research Symposium is to promote the research of UF postdocs and to provide avenues for continued professional development as set outlined by the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA).  Communication Skills and Professionalism are two of the six Core Competencies the NPA (National Postdoctoral Association) promotes as critical to postdoc success.  Postdocs in both oral and poster presentations will be judged on how well they can convey their research to an educated lay audience.