The 2024 Columbia University 3MT Competition

March 21, 2024

The 2024 Columbia University 3MT Competition was held on Thursday, March 7 in Low Library. In three minutes, using only one slide and no notes, PhD students from across the University presented their dissertation research to live audiences of students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and family.

Julia Davis-Porada, an MD/PhD student in the Integrated Program, was among the fourteen finalists, and presented on her dissertation research “Maintenance of COVID-19 vaccine-specific memory across human tissues”. She tied for first place at the competition.  

The research topics ranged from polictical science, engineering, public health, to biological/biomedical sciences. The competition was co-hosted by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the Coordinated Doctoral Programs in Biomedical Sciences. Congratulations to all finalists and winners!