Virtual Postdoc Research Luncheons

New for spring 2021, the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars will host a series of virtual postdoctoral research luncheons, where postdocs are encouraged to share their current research projects.

This safe and welcoming environment will provide postdoctoral scholars the opportunity to:

  • Improve their presentation skills.
  • Receive feedback on their work.
  • Learn more about other research on campus.


Date Presenter Topic
July 26, 2021 Prachi Chavan, PhD, MPH t-tests and More—A Statistical Approach to Data
May 24, 2021 Manmeet Pal Singh Bhalla, PhD Role of Extracellular-Adenosine Pathway in Age-Related Dysregulation of Neutrophil Response to S. Pneumoniae
May 21, 2021 Kevin Lyon, DO The Anti-A.G.E.s Foundation
May 10, 2021 Beatriz González, PhD
Turnover Regulation of the Rho GTPase Cdc42 by Chaperones
May 10, 2021 Amit Kumar, PhD Insights Into Surface Hydrophobics Mediate Functional Dimerization of CYP121A1 of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
April 26, 2021 Joseph Smith Jr., PhD RNA Editing in the Life Cycle of Trypanosoma brucei
April 26, 2021 Ashley Grant, PhD First-Gen Students at UB: A Landscape Analysis
April 12, 2021 Carlos Gustavo Baptista, PhD Identification of a Toxoplasma Protein Required for Building the Next Generation of Parasites

Call for Presenters

Postdoctoral scholars who are interested in presenting at a research luncheon should email