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2nd Annual Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Sanford Center

2301 E. 60th St North, Sioux Falls, SD

Sanford Research will host the 2nd Annual Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium in Sioux Falls.

Join a wide variety of researchers from the area's leading institutions to promote cutting-edge research and foster scientific collaboration.  The Symposium will also include a poster session for researchers at all levels and ample opportunities for networking and interaction.

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2018  Click here to register.

For questions about registration and logistics, please contact Megan Breitag (

For questions about scientific content, please contact Dr. Lance Lee (

Transdisciplinary & Team Science Session

Jill Weimer (Pdeiatrics & Rare Diseases, Sanford Research)

Cydne Perry (Health & Nutritional Sciences, SDSU)

Keynote Talk: Dr. Larry Tabak (Principal Deputy Director of the National Institutes of Health)

Basic & Biomedical Research Session

Indra Chandrasekar (Enabling Technologies, Sanford Research)

Daniel Engebreston (Biomedical Engineering, USD)

Jennifer Gubbels (Biology, Augustana University)

Yifan Li (Basic Biomedical Sciences, USD)

Natalie Thiex (Biology, SDSU)

Social & Behavioral Research Session

Richard Braunstein (Political Science, USD)

Christin Carotta (Counseling & Human Development, SDSU)

Arielle Deutsch (Population Health, Sanford Research)

Gabrielle Strouse (Human Development & Educational Psychology, USD)

Lynn White (Nursing, Augustana University)