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.
Jean William Pape, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Medicine at Cornell Medical College and director of the GHESKIO Centres, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Talk: "From infantile diarrhea to AIDS and Global Health in 30 years"
Marc Eloit, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Institut Pasteur, Biology of Infection Unit
Talk: "Virus identificationat homeostasis and disease in clinical samples by untargeted next generation sequencing"
Transportation and Parking
- 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.
- 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.