2024 CCTS Spring Conference

Thank you for attending our 19th Annual Spring Conference!

We are grateful to the 1,088 attendees, ranging from researchers to trainees to community members and high school students, who made our 2024 Spring Conference a great success. 

Special thanks to Mayor Linda Gorton who issued a proclamation that April 9 is "Translational Science Day" in Lexington!

Photo of four people standing in front of dark stage curtains. Left to right: Philip Kern, Katherine Hartmann, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton, and Lisa Cassis. Hartmann and Gorton are together holding a proclamation on a wooden plaque.
Check out our 2024 Conference highlights!
33 students from Frederick Douglass High School, all wearing white lab coats, and two of their teachers stand on the steps in Central Bank Center.
  • remarks from Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton, RN,
  • two keynote speakers, 
  • 10 breakout sessions,
  • 44 podium presentations,
  • 312 poster presentations (including 11 from students of Frederick Douglass High School), and
  • the annual Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship 60-Second Poster Pitch Competition.
Conference Agenda
Poster Abstract Book
Oral Presentation Abstract Book
Frederick Douglass High School Poster Abstract Book



Questions? Contact:

  • April Bridenbecker, CCTS Program Manager