Charles R. Ross Memorial Student Research Day

Dmitri Serjanov, Physiology PhD student, explains his poster to keynote speaker, Dr. Jeffrey A. Whitsett, Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

This annual event highlights the research done by students in all four colleges at SUNY Upstate Medical University: Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing. The Student Research Day has become a tradition at Upstate and has developed into a well-respected event that includes a keynote address, student talks and a poster session with a reception.

Student Research Day Schedule PDF Icon
1:30-2:30 pm: Student Presentations*, Room 2231 Weiskotten Hall
2:45-3:45 pm: Keynote Address**, Room 2231 Weiskotten Hall
Student Poster Session and Reception immediately follows on the fourth floor of the New Academic Building (accessible through the first floor of Weiskotten Hall).

*Student Presentations:

  • Arijita Chakraborty, College of Graduate Studies
    “Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein (FMRP) Promotes Genome Stability Through R-Loop Regulation”
  • Diana Perez, College of Health Professions
    “Analysis of MYO1E Mutations Associated with Human Kidney Disease”
  • Matthew Gumbleton, College of Medicine
    “Dual Enhancement of T and NK Cell Function by SHIP1 Inhibition Improves Cancer Survival”
  • Laura Wellington, College of Nursing
    “Proton Pump Inhibitors and Cardiovascular Risk”

"Biology of Bedtime: Understanding Circadian Rhythms and Sleep"
Amita Sehgal, Ph.D.
John Herr Musser Professor of Neuroscience
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Please contact Jennifer Brennan in the College of Graduate Studies at 464-4543 or if you have any questions.