Research Exchange & Poster Competition 2016

May 13, 2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm UBC Life Sciences Center - West Atrium
PART OF GENOME BC 14TH ANNUAL GENOMICS FORUM

SUMMARY

The Student Biotechnology Network and Genome BC are pleased to invite BC’s scientific community to our annual Research Exchange & Poster Competition. Students from BC’s academic institutions will have an opportunity to present their research to our province’s scientific community. Cash prizes will be given for the top three posters. Students will have the opportunity to talk with researchers from academia and industry, as well as meet company representatives. Please join us for this great opportunity to showcase your research!

TIME & LOCATION

Date: Friday May 13th 2016
Time: 8:00am-4:30pm
Location: UBC Life Sciences Center – West Atrium

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES
  • Submission deadline: Extended to May 6th, 2016
  • Abstracts must be submitted online using the Abstract Submission Form. This can be done via www.genomebc.ca or www.thesbn.ca
  • Authors should be listed on the online registration form in the order they will appear on the poster
  • 300 word limit
  • The project should include at least some application or reference to genomics techniques or concepts
REGISTRATION

Registration for this event is FREE.
Poster Abstracts can be submitted online via Genome BC or through theSBN.ca via the form below. Submission deadline: May 6th, 2016.

COMPETITION DETAILS

Post-doctoral, graduate, undergraduate, as well as project and platform technology research posters from across BC are invited.

Prizes: 1st-$500, 2nd-$300, 3rd-$200

  • All topics in life science, medicine, and biotechnology are eligible for the competition, including pharmaceutical science, social science and humanities approaches to innovation in life sciences. Research posters are encouraged to include a genomics approach, which may be understood broadly to include genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and bioinformatics.
  • Students should be prepared to present for 5-10 minutes (includes Q&A) about their poster to the judges
  • Each poster presentation will be assessed by at least two judges
  • The top three poster presenters may be asked to give a short 2 minute description of their projects at the Genome BC Genomics Forum
  • Breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be provided by Genome BC
POSTER GUIDELINES

The poster will be judged on content (e.g. approach to the problem, data, and conclusions) and presentation (e.g. organization, formatting).

Suggested Poster Size (NOT mandatory):
36” by 48” in landscape orientation

Suggested Font Sizes (NOT mandatory):
Main Title: 100pts
Section Headings: 50pts
Body: 25 pts

Suggested Sections (NOT mandatory):
Title
Authors/Departments
Abstract
Introduction/Background
Methods
Results/Discussion
Conclusion/Recommendations
Acknowledgements
References

CONTACT

Email info [at] theSBN.ca with the subject line “Poster Competition” with any questions.

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May 13, 2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm UBC Life Sciences Center - West Atrium

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