Join us Thurs., Feb. 15 in the Reitz Union for the tenth annual EPI Research Day!

Research Day is an event where EPI members and collaborators showcase their wide range of pathogen-related research. Research Day includes breakfast, a poster session, lunch and keynote speeches by two leaders in the prevention and treatment of infectious disease. This year, the event will take place in the Rion ballroom, on the third floor of the Reitz Union.

Research Day Registration

Abstract Submission

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Keynote Speakers:

Peter Small, M.D.
Founding Director and Jim and Robin Herrnstein Chair of the Global Health Institute at Stony Brook University

 

Andrew Pekosz, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Director of the Center for Emerging Infections and Virus Diseases at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Talk: "Surveillance for Human Influenza Virus Infections: More than just choosing vaccine strains"

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Research Day Schedule:
  9 a.m. – 10 a.m.         Registration, Breakfast and Poster Setup*
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.           Poster Sessions
12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.     Lunch
  1 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.      Keynote Speeches
               3:30 p.m.      Poster Removal
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*Registration will take place in the Side A Lobby and poster setup is designated in Side A. Keynote speeches will take place on Side B. 

Transportation and Parking

Parking
Visitors to the Reitz Union can park in the UF Welcome Center and Bookstore parking garage on the corner of Museum Road and Reitz Union Drive. Short-term and daily fees apply during business hours. Orange decal parking is available on Museum Road, across the street from the welcome center. Please refer to the Campus Parking Map to find exact locations and decal requirements.
RTS Bus Routes
Bus numbers 9, 12 and 117 stop at the Reitz Union.
To find a route that best serves you visit go-rts.com and use the RTS Trip Planner. Enter “686 Museum Rd,” as your ending point and a route will be planned for you.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­


Please note:

  • Abstract edits will not be possible after the abstract form has been submitted.
  • Email confirmation will be sent once the online submission form has been submitted.
  • One abstract for each submission is required. The abstracts will be printed in the Research Day Book of Abstracts.
  • Abstracts are limited to 400 words. The word limit applies to the online abstract submissions. Posters do not have a word count maximum.
  • Individuals/groups may submit more than one abstract.
  • Poster presentations may include new data or may reflect material that has been presented at national meetings within the past 18 months.
About posters:
  • Poster boards are 4 feet high and 5 feet wide.
  • As a suggestion, font size should be no less than 14-pt for paragraph text and 18-pt for sub-titles. Thirty-six point text or larger is ideal for the poster title. Sans serif fonts are best for paragraph body texts. It is ideal to make posters readable from a distance.
  • Examples of poster layouts can be found here.