The Physiology Research Retreat is the marquee research event for the entire department. This one day event include scientific talks, trainee presentations, collaborative activities, and a judged poster session with recognition for outstanding presenters.


Collaboration Session
Labs will be paired together for two separate collaboration sessions. Faculty will submit a collaboration profile during the registration process.

90 Second Poster Pitch
Advertise your poster by giving a 90 second, one slide overview.  The event is open to all trainees presenting a poster. You must register for this event and be willing to submit your slide a few days prior to the presentation.

Poster Session
Judged poster session open to all non-faculty attendees. Top presentations will be recognized. NOTE: Department of Physiology Graduate Students are expected to present a poster.

Trainees and Faculty will be teamed up to judge posters together. Those presenting a poster will not judge during the same session. NOTE: Department of Physiology Graduate Students are expected to judge a poster

Group Photo & Dress Code
Business casual attire. We are excited to take our first department group photo in over 10 years! 

Trivia Social Hour
Unwind from the day and enjoy a game of trivia. This team-based event is organized by a local entertainment company that hosts Trivia Nights at multiple establishments across Lexington.