Student Research Day

Student Research Day was held Tuesday, March 7, 2023.  This is a campus-wide venue for graduate and professional students, postdocs, and medical staff/fellows to present their research. Information regarding Student Research Day 2024 will be posted in fall 2023. Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Special Award for Outstanding Cancer Research Project
Winner:  Hayley Sabol
Runner-up (tie):  Mason McCrury and Matthew Thompson
Postdoc winner:  Dr. Kirk West

Bhuvan Award
Winner:  Jessica Kelliher
2nd place:  Farhana Sumya
3rd place:  Matthew Thompson

3MT Awards:
1st place winner:  Carol Morris
2nd place winner: Soumiya Pal

General Awards
1st place winner:  Aric Anloague
2nd place winner:  Farhana Taher Sumya
3rd place winner:  Naiha Ahmad

1st place winner:  Obeid Shafi
2nd place winner:  Catey Abbott
3rd place winner:  Alex Belote

1st place winner:  Davis Campbell
2nd place winner:  Delice Kayishunge
3rd place winner:  Fatimah Al-Doori

Research & Innovation Travel Awards

Winner: Aric Anloague
Winner:  Obeid Shafi
Winner:  Davis Campbell

Information regarding the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition can be found here. 3MT finals were held during Student Research Day.

AGENDA Little Rock location – I. Dodd Wilson Building;   Northwest campus location – Main Building/Hospital

7:30 – 8:30          Continental breakfast/Poster setup

8:30 – 9:30          Keynote Speaker- John D. Carpten, PhD

9:30 -10:00         Mid-morning break

10:00 – 11:30      Poster Session A – Little Rock and Northwest campuses

11:30 – 11:45       Break/transition poster presenters/judges

11:45 – 1:15          Poster Session B – Little Rock campus 

Northwest campus will host lunch, IPE Grand Rounds, and a Student Services fair during this time.

1:15 – 1:30           Break/wrap up lunch

1:30 – 2:30          3MT Finals

2:30 – 2:45          Poster and 3MT awards

Following Student Research Day, the College of Medicine Office of Research and the Department of Biomedical Informatics hosted a meeting on “Artificial Intelligence in Health” from 5-6 pm in the 10th floor atrium of the Cancer Institute.