Information for Poster Presenters

Instructions for Abstract Submission

The online abstract submission is now closed.  The deadline to submit the abstract is 11:59 pm on Sunday February 9, 2014.  Only 1 abstract per person can be accepted due to presentation space constraints. Only abstracts from trainees performing research in COP labs, or enrolled in one of the COP Graduate Programs, will be accepted. If you have any questions, contact Martina Vaskova.

Abstract should contain: (a) an introductory sentence indicating the purpose of the study; (b) a brief description of experimental procedures; (c) a summary of the data; and (d) a statement of conclusions. Maximum length of the abstract is 300 words.

New this year:

CCTS Multi-Disciplinary Team Science Award:

The UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is pleased to accept abstracts for a Multi-Disciplinary Team Science Prize as a part of the College of Pharmacy Research Day on March 7, 2014. The competition is open to students and postdocs working in a multidisciplinary or bi-disciplinary team whose project is relevant to clinical-translational research at any point along the broad translational continuum. In addition to the College of Pharmacy Research Day abstract, the submitting author must provide a 150 word or less statement on how their work constitutes multi-disciplinary clinical-translational science. The CCTS will provide candidates with a unique marker to identify their poster for award consideration. The winning project will receive an Amazon gift card for $100. Email Lauren Walsh with any questions.

Instructions for Poster Presentations

Poster size
Posters should be in landscape orientation; there is no mandated size, but please limit the width to 5 feet or less if printing a new poster.

Poster mounting and removal
Please mount posters in the area labeled with your abstract number on Thursday, March 6. Depending on your location, blue tape (for mounting on the wall) or push pins (for poster boards) will be provided.   Posters should be removed during the weekend following Research Day, or early Monday morning.

Poster session
Posters will be judged on Friday morning for the Student Choice Award. Poster authors are invited to select the best presenter and do not need to be at their posters. Posters must be attended on Friday 2-4 pm for the official judging session.

Poster judging
Posters will be judged during the Friday afternoon session, March 7, between 2 pm-4 pm.  Each poster will have 3 judges.  Poster presenters should be prepared to give 3-5 minute overview of their work to the judges and other viewers, and answer questions from both experts in their field and general scientific audience.  Presenters are expected to remain at their posters for the entire session.