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 Grand Ballroom, on the second floor of the Reitz Union.
Abstract Submission - January 24 Deadline
Research Day Registration - February 7 Deadline
Kathryn Hanley, Regents' Professor, Department of Biology, New Mexico State University
Talk: Waiting in the Wings: Spillover, Spread and Spillback of Mosquito-Borne Viruses
Derek A.T. Cummings, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Florida; Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Talk: The Ecology of Dengue: Changes from Intervention, Climate and Competition
*Registration will take place at the entrance to the Grand Ballroom.
Transportation and Parking
To ease transportation to and from the Reitz Union, we will be offering shuttle service in the morning and afternoon from the circle drive in front of EPI to the circle drive at the Reitz.
- 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.