TTUHSC to Host Annual Research Day

Annual Research Day in Permian Basin

Vadivel Ganapathy, Ph.D, will be the keynote speaker at Annual Research Day at TTUHSC. 

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Permian Basin will host its 28th Annual Research Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10 at 800 West 4th St. in Odessa. The Awards Ceremony will be at 4 p.m. 

The keynote speaker will be Vadivel Ganapathy, Ph.D, Grover Murray Professor and Chair and Welch Endowed Chair in Biochemistry in the TTUHSC Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry. 

Faculty, residents and students from multiply disciplines will present research projects to their peers using either oral presentations, poster sessions or pre-recorded presentations. Posters are available for public viewing throughout the day. 

TTUHSC Regional Dean School of Medicine Gary Ventolini, M.D., said medical students, fellows and faculty at TTUHSC have made great contributions to science. 

“Research has been essential for the progress of medicine,” said Ventolini. “From the development of new ideas and projects to the collaborations with prestigious institutions, Research Day, gives us the ability to showcase these important achievements.” 

There also will be four workshops throughout the day: Novel Team Building Training, Point of Care Ultrasound Hands-on Workshop, Medical and Scientific Writing and 3D Printing. A schedule for all events will be available on the day of. 

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Since 1969, the School of Medicine has graduated more than 3,000 physicians. The school aims to provide quality lab space, recruit creative, innovative research faculty, and develop graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for lifelong careers in medical research.

Today, more than 20 percent of the practicing physicians in West Texas have graduated from the School of Medicine or its residency programs.