McPhail Uncategorized

Annual Rising Lecture Series and Research Retreat 2016

Over the weekend of March 18-19th, the 2016 College of Pharmacy Annual Rising Retreat was held at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort in Gleneden Beach, OR.

All the attendees of the 2016 Annual Rising Lecture Series and Research Retreat
The retreat was attended by OSU College of Pharmacy Pharmacy Ph.D. students, Pharm.D. students involved in research, postdocs, and their faculty mentors. Nineteen Ph.D students gave presentations on their research progress.

Attendees listen on as Ph.D. students give presentations on the progress of their research
Keynote speaker, Thomas P. Sakmar, M.D., a biomedical research physician and professor at Rockefeller University in New York spoke on “Expanding the Genetic Code as a Tool for GPCR-targeted Drug Discovery”.

Keynote Speaker, Thomas P. Sakmar, M.D.
Students and postdocs also presented posters after dinner on Friday.

Attendees and judges got the chance to interact with the grad students as they browsed their research posters
Presentation winners received awards for their work.

Travel Award Winners included:

Chih-Ning Chang from the Kioussi Lab

Sharmeen Chagani from the Indra Lab

Sultan Alshahrani from the Christensen Lab

David Gallegos from the McPhail Lab
Poster Awards Winners included:

Igor Wierzbicki from the Sikora Lab
(also a recipient of the Travel Award)

Elizabeth Axton from the Stevens Lab

To see more photos from this event, check out ourFacebook page.