Today is

Keynote Speaker

Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD


The Annual Spring Symposium includes a poster session, with awards for the best basic science and the best patient-oriented research posters as judged by our esteemed panel of guest Judges:

Joseph Avruch, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Kenneth S. Polonsky, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
Randy Levinson, Ph.D., Associate Editor Nature Medicine
Ushma S. Neill, Ph.D., Executive Editor The Journal of Clinical Investigation
Kristin M. Abraham, Ph.D., Program Director DEM, NIDDK
Chris Gunter, Ph.D., Senior Editor, Biology, Washington DC, Nature International weekly Journal of Science

Following the poster competition two DERC faculty, Kendra Bence, Ph.D., and Morris J. Birnbaum, M.D., Ph.D. deliver lectures. The day culminates with the Kroc lecture delivered by Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD, Washington University School of Medicine.

Topic: "Genetic Mechanisms of Beta Cell Dysfunction in Diabetes"

Location: BRB II/III Lobby & Auditorium