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Annual Student Research Day—March 17, 2023

Join with students and mentors to learn about the many projects carried out in research laboratories, clinical trials, and field studies at Penn Vet. Three veterinary students and three combined degree (VMD/PhD) students will present their work in oral presentations along with a competitive poster session.

Student Research Day

The Student Research Day 2023 presentations are available for online viewing.

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Student Research Day 2023

  • When: Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Time: 12:00 p.m.—5:30 p.m.
  • Place: Vernon & Shirley Hill Pavilion, Lobby and H131 Billhardt Auditorium
  • Registration Deadline: March 3, 2023 (Registration is now closed.)

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Elaine Ostrander 

Elaine A. Ostrander, Ph.D.
Chief and Distinguished Senior Investigator
Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

Genetics of Cancer, Morphology and Aging in Dogs

About Dr. Ostrander:

Dr. Elaine Ostrander is Chief and Distinguished Investigator of the Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute of NIH, and Head of the Section on Comparative Genetics. She received her Ph.D. from Oregon Health Sciences University and did postdoctoral training at Harvard and UC Berkeley. Dr. Ostrander has published over 375 papers and won several awards including the Asa Mays Award, International Canine Health Lifetime Achievement Award, and the 2013 Genetics Society of America Medal. She is an AAAS Fellow and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2019. The Ostrander lab is interested in understanding the genomic factors which control the enormous amount of morphologic, disease susceptibility and behavioral variation observed in canines across the world.

Poster guidelines can be found here:

Poster Guidelines