As part of an effort to encourage collaborations and to promote the sharing of research
hypotheses and findings in the scientific community, the SOP Office of the Sciences sponsors an annual Research Days event. An internal or external (to TTUHSC) speaker
selected by the Research Advisory Committee presents his/her research during the keynote
speech. Attendance is open to everyone, and faculty are also encouraged to participate
in the poster presentation portion of the event.
Previous Research Days keynote speakers include:
|2002, 1st Annual
Steven Lee Berk, M.D. FACP, FCCP, Regional Dean of the Texas Tech School of Medicine
"Infectious Diseases and the Spirit of Research Collaboration"
|2003, 2nd Annual
Oksana Lockridge, Ph.D., Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center
"Novel Strategy to Treat Nerve Gas Toxicity"
|2004, 3rd Annual
M. Roy Wilson, M.D., President of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
"Musings of a Want-to-Be-Researcher"
|2005, 4th Annual
Milton Packer, M.D., Professor, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
|2006, 5th Annual
David Margolis, M.D., FACP, Professor, The University of North Carolina at Chapel
"Opportunities in Translational Research: The HIV Pandemic as Paradigm"
|2007, 6th Annual
Ken Miller, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of the American Association of Colleges of
|2008, 7th Annual
John Crabbe, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology & Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health
& Science University & Portland Alcohol Research Center, “Mice That Drink too Much:
A New Genetic Animal Model”
|2009, 8th Annual
Fulton Crews, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology & Psychiatry, Director of the Skipper
Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies at the University of Carolina at Chapel Hill, “The
Neurobiology of Alcohol: good, bad, and ugly”
Abstracts & Posters Guidelines