The Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences, is organizing its 7th Annual Vision Research Workshop on October 21, 2020 to highlight the research accomplishments of our graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research assistants/associates, residents and clinical fellows. The goal of this workshop is to provide an outstanding opportunity for the vision community on the WSU campus to interact with each other and exchange ideas for possible collaboration.
For the safety of all, the workshop will be held as a virtual meeting on the ZOOM platform. Posters will be presented as pre-recorded short presentations.
James Chodosh, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Chief of Education, Director, Boston Keratoprosthesis Clinical Programs, Associate Director, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service, Medical Director, Optometry and Contact Lens Service, Senior Scientist at Harvard Medical School, will be our ‘Robert Frank, Clinical Translational Distinguished Keynote Speaker.
At this time, abstracts are being solicited from the research community of WSU and Henry Ford Health System for work related to the eye and vision. The deadline for abstract submission is August 21, 2020. Abstracts should be arranged under the following headings: Purpose, Methods, Results Conclusions with 2500 characters and spaces without Figures and Tables. Presentations will be judged by WSU faculty, post-doctoral and graduate students. Prizes for the top three presentations will be awarded based on scientific content and significance, clarity and ability to address questions.
We also encourage you to submit a picture from your work which could be used as the cover page, and the selected picture will be honored with a special award.
Abstract Submission Guidelines
- – Abstracts must be work that has not been accepted for publication at the time of submission.
- – The abstract should include four distinct parts- Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
- – There is a limit of 2500 characters and spaces for the title and abstract body text.
- – An Individual may be First Author (Presenting Author) of only one abstract. There is no limit to the number of times an individual may appear as a co-author on abstracts.
- – A. #1 Oral presentation, #2 Poster
- – B. #1 Poster, #2 Oral presentation
- – C. Poster only
- – Oral presentation will be 10 minutes with a brief Q&A at the end of each session.
- – Due to the virtual platform of the workshop, Poster Presentations will be pre-recorded.
Submit Your Abstract
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