Postdoctoral Research Symposium

Student explains content on a large poster while others listen.

Back for 2022, the Postdoctoral Research Symposium showcases the research done by postdoctoral scholars through a research abstract/poster competition. The top three abstract/poster presentations and are recognized at the event.

This year's event on September 23, 2022 from 10am-1pm in the Center for the Arts Atrium  will include tabling by campus and local community resources for postdocs.  Look for information and goodies from:

UB Human Resources
UB Recreation Center
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Psychological Services Center 
UB Childcare Center
Early Childhood Research Center

and more...

Who can participate?

Participants at this event must be postdoctoral scholars at one of the following institutions:

  • The University at Buffalo.
  • Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Care Center.
  • Research Institute on Addictions.
  • Hauptman-Woodward Institute.

Registration is now closed for those wishing to participate in Lunch

All are still encouraged to attend the Poster Session and Resource Fair

Past Competitions

Sept. 23, 2022 May 30, 2019 June 13, 2018 June 9, 2017 June 10, 2016

On Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, the Graduate School's Office of Postdoctoral Scholars hosted the Twelfth Annual Postdoctoral Scholars Research Symposium.


  • First Place: Matthew Vandermeulen, Biological Sciences
  • Second Place: Sean Colligan, Medicine
  • Third Place (tied): Manmeet Bhalla, Microbiology and Immunology and Saida Oubraim, Pharmacology and Toxicology