San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum (SAPRF)

The San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum (SAPRF) and Distinguished Lecture is hosted by the UT Health San Antonio Postdoctoral (UP) Association. SAPRF provides an opportunity to showcase research by postdocs at the TBRI, USAISR, UT Health San Antonio, and UTSA.
  • Multi-institutional, research and networking symposium that showcases postdocs from several research enterprises within San Antonio.
  • Features prominent invited guest speaker & presentation prizes.

For more information contact UP via email: UP@uthscsa.edu

 

Past Guest Speakers

2019
Natalie Lundsteen, Ph.D. 
Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development UT Southwestern Medical School
The Difficult “Job” of Postdocs: Take Charge of your Career!

2018
Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D.  
Vice President of Research, UT Health San Antonio 
Resilience and Reality: Embarking on your Career Journey” 

2017
Larry S. Schlesinger, M.D.  
Texas Biomedical Research Institute (TBRI)  
President & CEO
Tuberculosis: Ongoing  Challenges and the Road  Forward in Scientific  Approaches

2016
Randy Goldsmith, Ph.D.
CEO Rapamycin Holdings 
Commercializing Academic Research” 

2015 
Joseph R. Haywood, Ph.D. 
Immediate Past-President, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 
Professor, Michigan State University 
Looking into the Crystal Ball: Sustain Discovery in Biomedical Sciences” 

2014 
Frances A. Colón, Ph.D.
Acting Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State 
How Scientists Can Change the World” 

2013 
Gayle Slaughter, Ph.D. 
Sr. Associate Dean of Graduate Education & Diversity
Baylor College of Medicine 
Career Opportunities for Biomedical Scientists
 
 

 

 

SAPRF
Past Winners

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013