may, 2016

06may1:00 pm3:30 pmBRI Lung Center Research Symposium & Poster SessionAcademic Health Systems Under Fire: Surthrival of the Fittest1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Event Type :Lung Research Center

Event Details

The Lung Research Center at the Brigham Research Institute (BRI) cordially invites you to participate in its annual research symposium featuring Dr. Steve Shapiro, MD, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. The keynote address will be followed by a poster session open to lung biology researchers at Brigham. The symposium will also include a lunch with Dr. Shapiro that is open to fellows working in lung research. (RSVP to ). The goal of this event is to bring together lung clinicians and researchers at BWH, highlight the exciting research activities of the lung community at the hospital and encourage cross- collaborative research efforts


Poster Session Information

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Cabot Atrium

Presenters will be required to upload their slides to the electronic poster boards in the Cabot Atrium between 11:30 am – 12:30 pm on the day of the poster session
Eligibility: Posters will be selected for display at the workshop based on the following criteria:

  • Participation and eligibility will be limited to the first 25-30 (space permitting) qualified applicants and accepted on a first come, first served basi
  • Researchers with an academic rank of assistant professor or below, including research and clinical fellows, nurses, residents, students, etc. are invited to submit a poster in the field of lung biology and are eligible for prizes. Researchers with an academic rank above assistant professor may submit, but they are NOT eligible for prizes
  • All participants must work in a BWH-affiliated laboratory or research group
  • An individual may be the presenting author on only one abstract but may be a coauthor on multiple abstracts
  • In order to qualify for an award, the presenting author must be in attendance at the poster session to present their research. No proxies!
  • Awards will be given based on a combination of pre-event review and live judging


Submission deadline: Fri, Apr 29, 12:00 pm EST

Please submit an abstract of your poster (limit: 250 words) electronically via this online submission form by 12:00 pm EST on Fri, Apr 29


(Friday) 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Carrie Hall Conference Room

15 Francis Street Boston, MA