Welcome to the 17th Annual Biomedical + Biological Sciences Symposium!

This year's BBS Symposium is hosted by the Baker Institute for Animal Health. The symposium will feature talks about connecting basic research into translational medicine. Our keynote speaker is Heinz Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., the Chief, Laboratory of Virology, Disease Modeling and Transmission Section, National Insitutes of Health.

Submit an abstract for a chance to win the Best Talk or Best Poster Travel Awards!

Important Dates



June 19: Registration Opens

June 19: Abstract Submission Opens

July 23: Deadline for Abstracts

August 3: Deadline for Registration

This Year's Speakers


Heinz Feldmann

Carrie Adler

Illana Brito

Alexander Travis

Brian VanderVen

Career Breakout Sessions



Working at the NIH

Baker PI Career Panel

Baker Discovery to Development

The BEST Experience




Contact Us

This year's organizing committee members are:
(back row) Esteban Flores Cortes, Furkat Mukhtarov, Simon Frueh, Ian Voorhees,
(front row) Lauren Webb, Lauren Choate, and Mridusmita Saikia.


For questions about the symposium, send an email here.




Thank you to our sponsors!


Cornell Biomedical & Biological Sciences Graduate Program
Baker Insitute for Animal Health
Cornell BEST Program
LPS