April 8-9, 2021


Annual ACPHS Research Symposium

ACPHS' virtual research symposium

See student research poster presentations and listen to research professionals during podium sessions

This two-day research event will be held on Thursday-Friday, April 8 -9, 2021 using a virtual format. Thursday April 8th from 11:00AM - 12:30PM will be dedicated to student research and Friday April 9th from 9:00AM - 3:00PM students and faculty will showcase their research through poster and oral podium presentations.

On Friday, April 9th from 9:20 - 10:20AM we are please to welcome the keynote speaker for the 2021 Annual Research Symposium, Anton Simeonov, PhD who will present "Challenges and Opportunities in Small Molecule Translation".

Dr. Simeonov is the scientific director of the Division of Pre-Clinical Innovation, National Center for Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institute of Health.. Dr. Simeonov has a truly diverse background, ranging from bioorganic chemistry and molecular biology to clinical diagnostic research and development. He received a B.A. in chemistry from Concordia College, a Ph.D. in bioorganic chemistry from the University of Southern California and was  postdoctoral fellow at the Scripps Research Institute training under Richard Lerner, M.D., and Kim Janda, Ph.D.

Prior to joining NIH in November 2004, Simeonov was a senior scientist at Caliper Life Sciences, a leading developer of microfluidic technologies, where he was responsible for basic research on novel assay methodologies and development of microfluidic products for research and clinical diagnostics. He is the author or inventor on more than 140 peer-reviewed scientific publications and patents. 

Please e-mail Events@acphs.edu to receive the Zoom links for these presentations.