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Dept. of Dermatology
Mail Code: L468R
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97239

Office: (503) 418-4273
Fax: (503) 418-4266

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montagnasymposium.org

Molly Kulesz-Martin, Ph.D.
Symposium Director

David Norris, M.D.
Jackie Bickenbach, Ph.D.
Symposium Director Emeriti

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Abstracts and Travel Awards

ABSTRACTS

UPDATED 7/31: Abstract and Travel Award Deadline: August 12, 2018

Short oral and poster presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts.

 

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES

  • Do not exceed 200 words.
  • Include all authors' full names and their institutions.
  • Briefly summarize the study's background, purpose, results, and conclusions, in that order and without headings.
  • Write with a general scientific audience in mind, and avoid nonstandard abbreviations, acknowledgments of support, footnotes, or references.
  • Submit as a Word attachment via email to the Montagna Symposium Administrative
    Coordinator
    .
  • Indicate in your email if you wish to be considered for a travel award.
    • Students and junior faculty who are PASPCR members are invited to apply for a PASPCR Travel Award (number of awards and amount TBD).
    • Students, postdoctoral fellows, residents, and junior faculty are encouraged to apply for a Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Eugene M. Farber Travel Award (number of awards and amount TBD).
    • Members of the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology (JSID) younger than 40 years of age are encouraged to apply for one of two JSID Travel Awards of 100,000 JPY each.
    • Young investigators who are members of a traditionally underrepresented group are encouraged to apply for a Montagna Symposium Director's Award, a travel fellowship designed to encourage underrepresented scientists from a variety of scientific backgrounds to get involved in skin research

 

TRAVEL AWARD DETAILS

Each applicant is eligible to receive only one award. Criteria for each award are as follows.

For PASPCR Award: Eligibility for travel awards is limited to individuals who are the first and presenting authors (of poster or oral presentations) and are PASPCR members (membership can be initiated at the time of application and abstract submission). Priority will be given to applicants at an early stage of their training/career, including students, postdocs, and junior faculty. The criteria for receiving a PASPCR travel award are:

  • Must be a member of the PASPCR
  • Must be a presenting author on an abstract submitted for the meeting
  • Must not hold terminal doctoral degree for more than 5 years
  • Must be in one of the following three groups:
    • Graduate Student
    • Postdoctoral fellow
    • Instructor or Assistant Professor and/or less than 5 years after last postdoc.

For Farber Award: Please confirm that you are currently in training (student, postdoc, resident, fellow) OR that you received a doctoral degree no more than 7 years ago and are not PI of NIH R01 or equivalent research funding.

For JSID Award: Please confirm that you are a member of JSID and younger than 40 years of age.

For the Montagna Symposium Director's Award: Please submit a letter via the email address above describing your background and goals and any efforts you've made to encourage other underrepresented young investigators in science. An abstract submission is not required to be considered for a Director's Award.


Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by (2 R13AR009431-53) and (1 R13AR07429-01) from the National Institute Of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) and all cofunding support provided the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Institute of Environmental Sciences (NIEHS). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.