Join us as we recognize emerging leaders in pediatric research and participate in a forum to learn about their science.

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Abramson Research Center, Room 123-ABC

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Abramson Research Center, Room 123-ABC

11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Evolutionary Genomics and Proteomics of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Cystic Fibrosis Chronic Lung Infections
Jennifer Bouso, MD, MSPH, Physician Fellow, Pulmonary Medicine
Nominated by: Paul Planet, MD, PhD and Ignacio Tapia, MD

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Impact of TUBB4A Mutations on Neuronal and Oligodendrocyte Health
Akshata Almad, PhD, Research Associate, Neurology
Nominated by: Brenda Banwell, MD

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Lunch & Networking to Follow Presentations

This series, organized by the Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs (ATOP), recognizes exceptional non-faculty researchers-in-training and research staff who have produced high impact research at Children's Hospital. All speakers for the series have been nominated by their Department Chair, Division Chief or Faculty Mentor and represent a variety of scientific disciplines and research areas.

Program Goals

  • Provide a forum for outstanding non-faculty researchers to present and discuss their science
  • Celebrate the successes of future leaders in pediatric research
  • Build community and collaboration among colleagues and the broader CHOP community

Registration for this event is requested as there are a limited number of spots available.

Register HERE for February 20th.

Contact Janet Stuart at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 267-426-7496 for more information about the program.