Temple hosted its 4th Annual Science Symposium with invited award lectures from Temple and Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr Elrod presented his work on mitochondrial calcium signaling in heart disease and won the Early Research Investigator Award. Pooja (Postdoc), Jonathan (PhD stuent), and Alyssa (MD/PhD student) all presented as well. Pooja presented a poster on mitochondrial calcium efflux in Alzheimer’s disease, Alyssa presented her work on myofibroblast transdifferentation in myocardial infarction, and Jonathan presented his work on MCUB and calcium overload. Pooja won the postdoctoral award and Jonathan won the student award for their top scoring posters.