June 16, 2021 Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium

Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium

Registration is now open for the 5th Annual Virtual Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium | June 16, 2021

The Symposium will feature presentation sessions cover numerous focus areas: Transdisciplinary & Team Science, Basic & Biomedical Research and Social & Behavioral Research.  This virtual symposium will also include posters for researchers at all levels, poster discussion sessions and opportunities for networking and interactions. 

Transdisciplinary & Team Science Research Session

  • Mel Ustad (State of South Dakota, SD EPSCoR PI)
  • Keynote Talk: Maria Fernandez (Lorne Bain Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Medicine; Director, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research University of Texas Health Science Center)

Basic & Biomedical Research Session

  • Victor Huber (Basic Biomedical Sciences, USD)
  • Pilar de la Puente (Cancer Biology, Sanford Research)
  • Alex Kloth (Biology, Augustana University)
  • Joshua Reineke (Pharmaceutical Sciences, SDSU)

Social & Behavioral Research Session

  • Daniel Mourlam (Education, USD)
  • Susan Hoover (Behavioral Sciences, Sanford Research)
  • Kelcie Vercel (Sociology, Augustana University)
  • Brady Phelps (Psychology, SDSU)

For questions about registration and logistics, please contact the Research Admin Team (ResearchAdminAsst@sanfordhealth.org)
For questions about scientific content, please contact Dr. Lance Lee (Lance.Lee@sanfordhealth.org) 

 Registration Deadline: Friday, May 21 2021

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2021 Event Information TBD
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2021 Event Information TBD


Upcoming Dates

16 Jun

Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium

Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM