GSBS News & Events

GSBS Research Expo

The GSBS is proud to announce the launch of the annual GSBS Research Expo that will showcase all of our trainees and offer an amazing Dean’s Lecture Keynote speaker!  Please mark your calendars for Friday, September 22, 2023 from 11am-5pm and come check out the poster sessions, informational tables, and network with faculty and trainees from across the UTMB campus.

The Dean’s Lecture will begin at 4pm and features Dr. Jesse Erasmus, a former student at the GSBS who received his Ph.D. under the direction of Dr. Scott Weaver.  Dr. Erasmus is currently the Director of Virology at HDT Bio in Seattle, WA, where he works to develop new RNA vaccines and other therapeutic technologies.

Poster Submission Instructions

All GSBS students, postdocs, and medical students working in GSBS labs are invited to present a poster. Please click the following link to register your poster:  GSBS Research Expo Poster Registration (

The deadline for submission has been extended to September 8th.

We encourage all trainees preparing a poster to use the new UTMB templates (including ones with the GSBS logo) available through BioRender.  To view these templates, sign in to BioRender here and click “Posters” - Use of BioRender is FREE to anyone on the UTMB campus!  Simply log in using your UTMB credentials and you will have access to this amazing software that allows you to create beautiful posters, figures, and more!

GSBS Research Expo Schedule

Location: Levin Hall, Second Floor




Poster Session A & Informational Tables


Poster Session B & Informational Tables


Dean’s Lecture

  • Don’t miss out on the informational tables during the poster sessions!
  • Connect with leaders from the GSBS Writing Studio, Gulf Coast Consortia (GCC), Blackstone LaunchPad, and more!
  • Grab some swag, meet someone new, and learn more about all the opportunities available to you!
  • Hors d'oeuvres will be served during both poster sessions!