Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students


Wednesday, 5 November 2008 - 9:00am to Saturday, 8 November 2008 - 9:00pm


The ABRCMS is the largest multidisciplinary studentconference in the United States. Each year, theconference attracts approximately 2,600 individuals,including 1650 undergraduate students, 300 graduatestudents/ postdoctoral scientists and 750 faculty andadministrators.During the three-day conference, 1,000 studentsparticipate in poster and oral presentations in ninesub disciplines in the biomedical and behavioralsciences. All undergraduate student presentations arejudged and those receiving the highest scores in eachscientific discipline and in each educational levelwill be given an award during the final banquet.Formerly known as the MARC/MBRS Symposium, thisconference is sponsored by the National Institute ofGeneral Medical Sciences (NIGMS), Division of MinorityOpportunities in Research Program (MORE) and managed bythe American Society for Microbiology (ASM).IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINESMay 15, 2008: Exhibit Registration OpensSept. 5, 2008: Abstract Submission DeadlineSept. 5, 2008: ABRCMS Travel Award SubmissionOct. 10, 2008: Advance Registration Deadline

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