ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
- TIMELINE - Abstracts are due by Sept. 1, 2019.
- ELIGIBILITY - Graduate students, postdocs, clinical fellows (or equivalent), and technicians.
- FORMAT - Abstracts should not exceed 250 words in length. This does not include the title, authors, funding source (optional) or figure (optional). Figure should be a single panel, and its caption should be included in the word count. Abstract and figure should be combined into a one-page pdf document less than 4MB in size. The following information must be included at the top of the document: Name of Presenting Author, Email Address, Lab Affiliation and Appropriate Classification - Graduate Student (YR1-3), Graduate Student (YR4+), Medical Student, Postdoc/Res. Associate, Undergraduate Student, Lab Staff, Faculty.
- SCORING - The Retreat Organizing Committee will select two abstracts for oral presentation (15 minutes) at the 2019 Retreat. The winners will also serve as poster judges along with the Faculty Organizing Committee.
NOTE: THE POSTER BOARDS WILL BE SMALLER THIS YEAR, SO THE DIMENSIONS OF POSTERS CANNOT EXCEED 3' x 3'.
Posters will be judged at the event based on the quality of the Subject Matter, Presentation and Poster Display. First place posters in the Graduate Student (YR4+) and Postdoc/Research Associate categories will be invited to present at the 2020 Retreat.
Poster sessions will be held on Monday and Tuesday mornings, Oct. 7 and Oct. 8. Posters will be assigned numbers (pins and numbers will be provided), with the odd numbers presenting on Monday morning and the even numbers presenting on Tuesday morning. Presenters are asked to please leave their posters up throughout both sessions. They may be taken down at the conclusion of the retreat.
DEADLINE: Abstracts must be sent to Roberta Erickson (firstname.lastname@example.org) by September 1.