At the USF Morsani College of Medicine Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, we are committed to supporting our students and faculty with a myriad of educational, community-building, and recreational events. This graduate and postdoctoral News & Events page is designed to help you keep up with the latest student events, activities, and news happening within the Master’s and PhD communities.
Prospective students are invited to meet us and learn more about our programs at these upcoming events.
Join USF and other biomedical graduate programs from across the country to learn about research, admission requirements, and more. USF will be available from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM (EST). More information is available here.
Open houses will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. The dates are listed below and the link to the online meeting will be added here in advance of each event.
Next Open House: Tuesday, October 12 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, November 18 at 10:00 AM
Wednesday, December 15 at 2:00 PM
Join an admissions representative from USF's PA Program to learn more about the program and admission requirements. This event will also include a Q&A.
Meeting Link - Click here to join meeting
Join an admissions representative from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) to learn more about the institution and admission requirements. This event will also include a Q&A.
Faculty and students present their current research projects.
Bioscience Seminars are held on Fridays via Microsoft Teams. Meeting links will be sent to students and faculty via email.
We ask that all attendees adhere to the following guidelines when attending a virtual Defense or CQE:
Upon successful completion of a dissertation defense, these students will graduate with a PhD in Medical Science.
Virtual (link to be provided)
Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology, Dr. Dean Lab
Virtual (link to be provided)
Pathology & Cell Biology, Dr. Smalley Lab
USF Health's 30th annual Research Day was a great success. There was a record number of poster submissions, and several Medical Sciences students walked away with awards. Read all the details here, and congratulations to our students who participated!
Medical Sciences PhD students excelled at USF's 2019 3-Minute Thesis Competition! Our students, pictured here with the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Ruth Bahr, won 1st Place, Runner-up, and People's Choice. Aya Elmarsafawi (pictured center right) won the $300 first place prize and will go on to present at the 3MT Regional Competition in Nashville.
Learn more about the presentations and USF's 3MT competition here.
This Fall, AMSGS and the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Affairs co-hosted the 3rd Annual Career Pathways Symposium. Six speakers from various industries came and spoke to students about their careers and offered advice for those who may wish to pursue similar professions.
You can view the list of speakers here.