Issue Date: 
August 22, 2007


Megan Klamerus (A&S ’05), laboratory technician in the University’s School of Pharmacy, explains her thesis research to poster judge Robert Gibbs, a Pitt professor of pharmaceutical sciences, during the third annual Great Lakes Symposium, hosted by Pitt pharmacy graduate students July 27-29 in Salk Hall.

Nearly 100 pharmacy students from Pitt and eight universities in the Great Lakes region attended the symposium, which promoted career networking and exchanges of research findings. Also attending were postdoctoral fellows, faculty members, and scientists from the Federal Drug Administration and private industry.

The symposium was sponsored by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pitt’s Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, the Pitt pharmacy school’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Eli Lilly and Company.