Graduate School Student Symposium

7th Annual City of Hope Biomedical Research Graduate Student Symposium

August 25, 2023

COVID-19: All participants planning to attend in-person will be required to attest to recent COVID vaccination (within one year of the Grad Symposium date) with FDA approved bivalent vaccine. Additional safety measures will be in line with current City of Hope and Federal Guidelines applicable in Fall 2023.

Symposium Highlights

  • Keynote presentation by Dr. Lily Yang from UCLA
  • A career panel featuring representatives from various Ph.D. career paths
  • A presentation by Monica R. Martinez, LMFT, about the unique mental health challenges that Ph.D. students encounter
  • Student oral presentations*
  • Poster session*
  • 3-minute thesis competition**

*Oral and poster sessions are judged and include monetary awards: 1st-$500, 2nd-$300, 3rd-$100

**3-minute thesis competition is judge and will include a monetary award: Winner - $100

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