9th Annual San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum (SAPRF)

 
 

 

Bruce H Mandt, PhD
Assistant Dean, Graduate School
Director, Postdoctoral Office
Director, Career Development Office
University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, Colorado

 
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 the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Prior SAPRFs have featured dynamic speakers, poster sessions, and competitive awards for presenters from all participating organizations.
 

 

For more information about SAPRF, please contact Laura Moreno in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at SAPRF@uthscsa.edu.

 

Past Guest Speakers

2020
Jamboor Vishwanatha, PhD

Vice President & Regents Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Genetics, 

Center for Diversity & International Programs, Director of the Texas Center for Health Disparities, University of North Texas Health Science Center

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

2019
Natalie Lundsteen, PhD 

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

2018
Andrea Giuffrida, PhD 

Vice President of Research, UT Health San Antonio 
Resilience and Reality: Embarking on your Career Journey” 

2017
Larry S Schlesinger, MD 

President & CEO, Texas Biomedical Research Institute (TBRI)  
Tuberculosis: Ongoing  Challenges and the Road  Forward in Scientific  Approaches

2016
Randy Goldsmith, PhD

CEO, Rapamycin Holdings 
Commercializing Academic Research” 

2015 
Joseph R Haywood, PhD 

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, PhD

Acting Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State 

How Scientists Can Change the World” 

2013 
Gayle Slaughter, PhD  

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