IMPRS 2020 Virtual Poster Symposium

Given the COVID-19 situation and the guidance provided by IU, IUSM and CTSI leadership regarding events, the IMPRS 2020 Virtual Poster Symposium will be a virtual event.

We invite everyone to attend the IMPRS 2020 Virtual Poster Symposium showcasing the breadth and depth of all the research projects from the rising 2nd year medical students. 

The event will take place on Friday, July 31st, 2020. 

There will be two sessions on the day, 10:00 AM – noon and 2:00 – 4:00 PM. 

We invite you to join us on Zoom.  During each session, there will be eleven Zoom rooms with students presenting their projects concurrently.  Below are the schedules for the symposium.  Details for each student is listed alphabetically (see PDF)

Each Zoom room will have a distinct URL and passcode.  Please be sure to mute your microphone when you enter the Zoom room.

Zoom LinksPasscode
Room 1 –
Room 2 –
Room 3 –
Room 4 –
Room 5 –
Room 6 –
Room 7 –
Room 8 –
Room 9 –
Room 10 –
Room 11 –


The Indiana University Medical Student Program for Research and Scholarship (IMPRS) is IU School of Medicine’s official office for medical student research. Whether it’s helping students get involved in paid summer research opportunities in Indiana between the first and second year of medical training or providing students grants and one-on-one advising for international research opportunities, IMPRS is the hub for all medical student research opportunities and support in Indiana and beyond.

  • To provide a diverse array of research and scholarly opportunities to enrich the research and experiential education for all IU School of Medicine medical students.
  • Enhance intellectual inquisitiveness.
  • Foster an environment of scholarly endeavors.
  • Support excellence in the development of physicians, physician-scientists, educators and investigators.
Research Areas

IMPRS focuses on many types of research areas, including:

  • Laboratory/translational opportunities
  • Clinical opportunities
  • Health research outcomes opportunities
  • Community health education opportunities

  • Student research advising
  • Facilitating mentor-student connections
  • Student research funding
  • Connecting students with research and scholarly opportunities in Indiana and beyond
Student Research Committee Members

Faculty, staff and students work together in the IMPRS Student Research committee to provide students access to research support, advising and other resources.


IMPRS is sponsored by The IU School of Medicine Dean’s Office, the Indiana Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), and several National Institutes of Health (NIH) training grants.