Posters

  • Abstracts must be received before the deadline to be considered for the competition.
  • Abstract and poster content must be in English. Please proof- read your abstract prior to submission.
  • Limit of abstract is 500 words and do not include figures.
  • Be sure abstract hypothesis-based and includes the following parts:
    • Abstract title, authors,
    • purpose of work
    • experimental approach
    • main results
    • conclusion
  • Poster size: Maximum dimensions are 4 feet high x 6 feet wide, according to SfN posterboards. Please follow instructions on poster size: the dimensions of the poster should be less than the posterboard total dimensions for example, 3 feet high and 4 feet wide.
  • Selected abstracts will be designated with a poster number (via email). Be sure to display your poster in the allocated poster board
  • Please only use the materials provided for poster set-up
  • Please set-up your poster at the time indicated (information will be sent via email).

 

Judging

  • Posters will be judged by a diverse panel of experts based on the following criteria:
  • Research Content (40%)
    • Novel research project
    • Significant impact of project in the Cell Signaling area
    • Well established and clear hypothesis
    • Clear and sound methodology
    • Quality and clarity of the presentation and persuasiveness of data
  • Poster Organization (30%)
    • Neat, organized, and concise
    • Well-written, proper grammar
    • Clear definition of problems and approaches
    • Quality and relevance of figures towards answering the questions made
  • Communication Skills (30%)
  • Presenter clearly communicates the research to specialist and non- specialist audience

Awards

  • Cash prizes for top poster presenters
  • All participants will receive a Certificate of Recognition for presenting their work