TTUHSC School of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy's Research Days 2017

Updated 3/23/17
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June 15-16, 2017  Amarillo Civic Center - Heritage Room

This annual event is a wonderful opportunity for researchers come together from all four campuses to talk about research and build collaborations and friendships. Research Days consists of poster competitions for students, keynote addresses, podium presentations by students, vendor show, and annual dinner.

Administrative support for this event will be handled by Office of Sciences staff.  The tentative plan is to begin the program with registration at 8:00 am on June 15th and conclude on June 16th following the awards presentation.  The program is being handled by the Research Advisory Committee and the School of Pharmacy's Office of Sciences.

2017 Keynote Speakers

  • Edith Nutescu, Pharm.D.
    Director for Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research
    Associate Professor
    Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • John DiGiovanni, Ph.D.
    Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Laurent Salphati, Ph.D.
    Principal Scientist

2017 Distinguished Speakers

  • Irene La-Beck, Pharm.D.
    Assistant Professor
    School of Pharmacy
    Department of Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology 
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Abilene
  • Hiranmoy Das, Ph.D.
    School of Pharmacy
    Department of Biomedical Sciences
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo

Registration and Abstract Submission

Abstracts are limited to a maximum word count of 300.

Registration buttonDEADLINE SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 

Travel Notes

SOP Department Travel Coordinators for Abilene, Dallas and Lubbock Campuses will coordinate Travel for all participants in their department including HOTEL accommodations. 

For More Information about travel accommodations click here.


Poster Competition & Podium Presentations (Subject to change)

PLEASE NOTE: Attendance at the awards ceremony is required in order to receive an award.

 For more information about the poster competition & podium Presentations click here


Annual Dinner  (ADULTS ONLY PLEASE!)

For those who wish to bring a companion to the annual dinner on Thursday evening, the cost is $36, payment for which must be received in the Office of Sciences by Wednesday, June 9 or given at the Registration Table at the conference

Annual Dinner Venue Information:

Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza
401 S. Buchanan Street
Amarillo, TX 79101

Make payment out to "TTUHSC":

TTUHSC School of Pharmacy
Attn: Heather Grubb
1406 Coulter, ARB 2103
Amarillo, TX 79106

Schedule of Events 2017 (Subject to change)

Thursday, June 15th, 2017  (Vendor Show)

Friday June 16th, 2017

9:30 am:     Registration/ Poster Mounting

10:15 am:   Poster Judges Meeting                    

10:45 am:   Opening Ceremony with Keynote 1                    

12:00 pm:   Lunch                                  

1:00 pm:     Keynote Speaker 2

2:00 pm:     Poster Session

4:00 pm:     Internal Speaker

4:30 pm:     Poster Session or Podium Presentations

6:30 pm:     Annual Dinner and Social    

7:25 am:     Breakfast                  

8:00 am:     Poster Session or Podium Presentations

10:00 am:   Morning Presentations/ Keynote Speaker

12:00 pm:   Lunch                        

1:00 pm:     Poster Session or Podium Presentations

2:30 pm:     Concurrent Session

3:30 pm:     Awards Ceremony

(Attendance is required in order to receive an award)

4:00 pm:      Poster Removal

 Research Days Archived Information

Research Days 2016