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Photo: Lili Wang, PhD, a Postdoctoral Associate in Pharmacology, discusses her poster at the Beyond the Doctorate Research Day with Keynote Speaker Dr. Gerald Shadel, Professor of Pathology and Genetics at Yale School of Medicine.



Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 1:00 PM

The Beyond the Doctorate Research Day, which features research by our postdocs, fellows, and residents, will be Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  The Research Day will include oral presentations and a keynote presentation by Rainer Gruessner, MD, FACS, FICS, Professor of Surgery and Division Chief of Transplant Services at Upstate. A poster session and reception will immediately follow. Please mark your calendars and save the date. A formal schedule and more details will be coming shortly.


All postdocs, residents and fellows are encouraged to submit an abstract and present their research project. This is an excellent opportunity to become more familiar with research activities happening here and refine your presentation skills for future opportunities.

Priority Deadline: Monday, January 30th at 12:00 Noon.

Eight presenters will be selected to give an oral presentation. In order to be considered, abstracts must be received by the priority deadline above.

Poster Deadline: Monday, February 13th at 12:00 Noon.

Abstracts for a poster presentation will be accepted through the deadline above.

To Submit an Abstract:

Send your completed cover form PDF Icon and properly formatted abstract (see Submission Instructions PDF Icon) via email to

Cover Form PDF Icon

Submission Instructions PDF Icon

Sample Abstracts PDF Icon

Call for Abstracts PDF Icon



Participating postdocs will be eligible to win an iPad Air 2 for either the best oral presentation or the best poster presentation. Participating residents and fellows will be eligible to win $500 for either the best oral presentation or the best poster presentation. Residents and fellows will also be eligible for the GME Research Award presented in the spring.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact Jennifer Brennan at or 315.464.4543