The Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences, is organizing its 6th Annual Vision Research Workshop on October 23, 2019 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.
Jeff Gross, Ph.D., E.Ronald Salvitti Chair in Ophthalmology Research, Professor of Ophthalmology, and Developed Biology, Vice Chair and Director of Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine will be our ‘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 19th. 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 plus 5 minute discussion.
- – The dimensions for the poster board are 1.1 meters (3’8”) high and 1.7 meters (5’6”) wide (landscape layout), materials, including the title, may not extend beyond the image area. Please do not use foam core or any thick or multi-layered materials.
- – Posters must be mounted on the wall outside Kresge Eye Institute’s Classroom B & C by 8:30 a.m., and should remain displayed until the end of the day.
- – Presenters will be assigned a presentation time slot.
Submit Your Abstract
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