Pre-GREAT Workshops

Join us for 4 Pre-GREAT Workshops to help you prepare!

 

2021 Pre-GREAT Workshop 1: “3-Minute Thesis / FlashTalk Skills”

 January 19, 2021, 1:00 pm, via Zoom (Link coming soon)

 

 

Speaker: Dr. Brenda Smith

Regents Professor; John and Sue Taylor Endowed Professor

Associate Dean, Graduate College

Oklahoma State University

Dr. Smith, John and Sue Taylor Endowed Professor in Human Sciences, is a Regents Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and an Associate Dean in the Graduate College at Oklahoma State University. Her research has traditionally focused on understanding the mechanisms through which bioactive food components regulate interactions between the immune system and bone metabolism.  More recently, this work has examined how diet regulates the gut-bone axis.  Her research has been funded by grants from industry, OCAST, USDA, NASA and NIH.  Dr. Smith has been recognized as an outstanding mentor for both graduate and undergraduate students at the university and national level.  She has also received the Regents Distinguished Research Award and the Regents Distinguished Teaching Award.  Dr. Smith oversees student recruitment, admissions and the professional development program offered through the OSU Graduate College, which recently completed its seventh edition of the Three Minute Thesis competition.

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2021 Pre-GREAT Workshop 2: “How to Write an Abstract”

January 26, 2021, 1:00 pm, via Zoom (Link coming soon)

Speaker: Dr. Laura Beebe

Professor and Vice Chair

Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Dr. Laura Beebe is a Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hudson College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Beebe has more than 22 years of experience conducting tobacco-related research and evaluation.  She has served as the Principal Investigator for the evaluation of Oklahoma’s tobacco control program for more than 18 years, including the evaluation of the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline and the state’s anti-tobacco health communications campaign.  Dr. Beebe has ongoing and completed research funded by the National Cancer Institute, the American Legacy Foundation, and the CDC.  She provides technical assistance and consultation to multiple state, local and tribal organizations for tobacco-related surveillance and evaluation activities. She has mentored numerous students and junior faculty, many of whom have gone on to receive NIH awards and have published and presented their work in prestigious national and international venues.

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2021 Pre-GREAT Workshop 3: “Poster Presentation Skills”

February 2 , 2021, 1:00 pm, via Zoom (Link coming soon)

Speaker: TBD

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2021 Pre-GREAT Workshop 4: “Oral Presentation Skills”

February 9, 2021, 1:00 pm, via Zoom (Link coming soon)

 

Sanjay

Speaker: Dr. Sanjay Bidichandani

Director, Genetics Research Laboratory

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center