Research Colloquium


The purpose of this Colloquium is for SOM research scientists and trainees to share their research or clinical scholarly activity. This is your opportunity to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation to share your work with your peers!

For questions, read our Frequently Asked Questions section below.

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Announcements Timeline

Announcements Timeline

APRIL 2024

  1. Tuesday, April 2, 2024 – Release “Call for Abstracts”

    • Submission Portal (SW)

JUNE 2024

  1. Friday, June 28, 2024 – Registration OPEN!

JULY 2024

  1. Friday, July 26, 2024 – Abstract Submission DEADLINE!
  2. Monday, July 29, 2024 – Thursday, August 8, 2024 – Abstract Review Process


  1. Friday, August 9, 2025 – Notification of Abstract Approval & Presentation Guideline


  1. Thursday, September 5, 2024 – Final Orals and Posters DUE!

  2. Friday, September 13, 2024 – Colloquium LIVE!


Research Colloquium Agenda

Research Colloquium Agenda

The Agenda will be provided to all participants no later than Monday, September 9, 2024.


The Colloquium is your opportunity to share an update of your current research with all your peers! UTRGV SOM students, residents, fellows, faculty, staff and other UTRGV SOM affiliated researchers who are doing research or are currently in the active phase of any research or scholarly activity are welcome to submit an abstract!

At the time of abstract submission, you will have the option to select your preference. However, during the Abstract Review Process, our committee will make the final determination on the final number of oral presentations approved. Any oral not selected for presentation will automatically be approved for a poster presentation.

The deadline to respond to our “Call for Abstracts” is Friday, July 26, 2024, and it can be submitted here Limited oral presentation time slots available, so submit early. There is no cost to submit an abstract.

The Colloquium committee will send the Notification of Abstract Approval to all presenters via email by Friday August 9, 2024. The Presentation Guidelines will also be sent on this date and will let you know in what format to submit your final presentation as well as the deadline to submit it. The top 3 oral and poster presentations will be recognized.

The final oral and poster presentations will be due by Thursday, September 5, 2024. The top 3 oral and poster presentations will be recognized.

Registration will open Friday, June 28, 2024 and there is no cost to register. The Agenda will be released Monday, September 9, 2024, and will have the schedule for all oral & poster presentations.

For any additional questions, feel free to contact Jorge Teniente at or visit our Research Colloquium web page.