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Photo: Lili Wang, PhD, a Postdoctoral Associate in Pharmacology, discusses her poster at the 2018 Beyond the Doctorate Research Day with Keynote Speaker Dr. Gerald Shadel, Professor of Pathology and Genetics at Yale School of Medicine.


We are proud to announce the Ninth Annual Beyond the Doctorate Research Day will be held on Wednesday, March 6th. The Research Day - sponsored jointly by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Graduate Medical Education - will include a keynote address, oral platform presentations and a poster session presented by postdocs, residents and fellows.


Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | 1:00 - 6:00 pm
New Academic Building 4414BC

Registration is closed! http://www.upstate.edu/postdoc/postdoc_life/bdrday-form.php

Oral Presentations Start at 1PM:

1:00 Furqan Muqri, MD (Resident; General Surgery) “Knockdown of TSP-1 and TSP-2 Decreases Intimal Hyperplasia in Rats after Carotid Balloon Injury”

1:15 Mohammed Kassem, MD (Postdoc; Surgery) “Inhibition of HSP90 Attenuates Post-angioplasty Intimal Hyperplasia ”

1:30 Marisa Connell, PhD (Postdoc; Neuroscience and Physiology) “Novel Regulation of Asymmetric Cell Division in Neural Stem Cells by Kin17”

1:45 Subhi Marwari, PhD (Postdoc; Psychiatry) “Stepping into the Light: Translational Potential of Relax in-3 and a Novel Stapled Peptide in Eating and Neuropsychiatric Disorders”

2:00 BREAK

2:15 Shweta Paulraj, MBBS (Resident; Internal Medicine) “Role of Ischemia Modified Albumin: A Novel Biomarker in Acute Pancreatitis”

2:30 George Salloum, MD (Resident; Opthalmology) “A Modified Palpebral Spring Technique for Facial Nerve Palsy Management”

2:45 Stephany Barreto, MD (Resident; Diagnostic Radiology) “Failure of Mechanical Thrombectomy in Frontal M2 Branch Occlusions can be due to Inherent Anatomical Differences”

3:00 Tahseen Ismail, MD (Resident; OBGYN) “An Evaluation of Fascia Lata Versus Placental Specimens for Genetic Testing after Intrauterine Fetal Demise: an Analysis of Success Rates and a Cost of Sampling Compared to Yield”

Keynote Address at 3:30PM:

“From Animals to Humans and Back to Animals”

Molly A. Brewer, DVM, MD, MS

Professor and Chair

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCONN

Poster Session Immediately Follows Keynote Address


Questions? Contact Natalie Andrianos at andriann@upstate.edu or 315.464.4543