Research Appreciation Day ActivitiesUNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth


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All activities take place on the UNT Health Science Center campus in Fort Worthâ??s Cultural District, 3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard. Signs will be posted throughout campus. Campus maps are available upon request.

  • 8-9:30 a.m. – Faculty/Non-Student Posters, Interdisciplinary Laboratory
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m. – Student/Postdoctoral Poster Competition, Interdisciplinary Laboratory
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch and Keynote Address, George Luibel, D.O. Auditorium
  • 1-5 p.m. – Student Oral Presentation Competition, Everett Hall
  • 5:30 p.m. – Awards Ceremony, Everett Hall
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