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Beyond the Doctorate Research Day

This year the Beyond the Doctorate Research Day will be held in-person. On March 6, postdoc, resident and fellow talks as well as the keynote address will be held in the NAB 4414 B/C from 1:00 - 4:00pm followed by the Poster Session from 4:00-5:30PM in the NAB 4414 A.

Schedule of Events - 2024 Full Schedule Coming Soon

1:00 p.m. Welcome 
NAB4414 B,C

Dr. Mark Schmitt, Dean, College of Graduate Studies
1:05 p.m.  Amanda Eisinger, MD (Resident: Internal Medicine) 
Radiation Proctitis in Adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Database Study 
1:17 p.m.     Arunkumar Venkatesan, PhD (Postdoc: Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences) Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Exfoliation Glaucoma
1:29 p.m.  George Koutsouras, MD (Resident: Neurosurgery) 
Job Satisfaction and Wellness in Graduate Medical Education Trainees 
1:41 p.m.  Emmanuel Ijezie, PhD (Postdoc: Microbiology & Immunology) 
“HSV-1 Infection as a Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease Progression by Altering Alternative Splicing of Tau in In Vitro Neural Models”  
1:51 p.m.  Break
2:00 p.m. Bharat Rawlley, MD (Resident: Internal Medicine) 
Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device on Guideline Directed Medical Therapy: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis 
2:12 p.m.  Joao Carlos Ribeiro-Silva, PhD (Postdoc: Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences) 
Tbx3 Loss Uncovers a New Pathway Required for Dorsal Retinal Ganglion Cell Differentiation 
2:24 p.m. Fathima Suhail, MD (Fellow: Gastroenterology) 
Sex Differences Impact Ergonomic Endoscopic Training for Gastroenterology Fellows   
2:36 p.m. Somanath Kundu, PhD (Postdoc: Neuroscience & Physiology)  
“The Cell Scaffolding Protein DLG5 Maintains the Population of Tumor Stem Cells and Confers Therapy Resistance in Glioblastoma”  
2:46 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m.

Mikki Kollisch, MD, Pediatric Surgery
Assistant Professor Surgery and Pediatrics
SUNY Upstate Medical University

“The Physician-Scientist: Complement or Contradiction” 

4- 5:30 Poster Session 
NAB 4414 A 
4:30 Reception begins