ITS Competition: Explain your research in less than 3 minutes. Applications due March 8.

Feb 7, 2023, 14:19 PM by Susan Rojahn

T1–T4 in 3 (Minutes) Competition - Now accepting applications!

Are you a UTMB graduate student or postdoctoral fellow?  Can explain your research in layman’s terms in less than three minutes?

The annual T1–T4 in 3 (Minutes) competition is an innovative contest from the Institute for Translational Sciences that challenges UTMB graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to effectively explain their translational research for a lay audience in three minutes or less. Enter today to compete in April for cash prizes.


  • 1st Place: $750
  • 2nd Place: $500
  • 3rd Place: $250
  • People’s Choice Award: $750
  • Blackstone LaunchPad Award: $750

The contest will take place on Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the UTMB Health Education Center, Room 1.200

Applications are due by 5 pm on March 8th.  For more information and to submit, please use this link:

Only 12 applications will be selected for the competition. 

Questions: Contact Krista Bohn at (409) 772-1881 or krbohn@UTMB.EDU