San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum (SAPRF)

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December 6-10, 2021
 

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The Annual San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum (SAPRF) is a research and networking symposium that showcases postdoctoral research fellows (postdocs) from research institutions throughout San Antonio.
 
SAPRF reflects successful partnerships with the Naval Medical Research Unit – San Antonio (NAMRU-SA), Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas BioMed), United States Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR), UT Health San Antonio (UT Health SA), and University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Prior SAPRF have featured dynamic speakers, poster sessions, and competitive awards for presenters from all participating organizations. For more information on submitting an abstract, please visit the Abstract Information webpage.
 
Meeting registration is free and everyone is encouraged to attend and learn about the scientific accomplishments of our early career scientists.
 
For more questions, please contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at UT Health San Antonio.

 

Past Guest Speakers

2020
Jamboor Vishwanatha, Ph.D.

Vice President and Regents Professor

Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics

Center for Diversity and International Programs

Director of the Texas Center for Health Disparities

University of North Texas Health Science Center

Fort Worth, TX

"Importance of Mentorship and Networking in Developing the Biomedical Research Workforce"
 

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

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013