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Research Exchange & Poster Competition 2012

part of Genome BC 10th Annual Genomics Forum

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Competition Details
Abstract Guidelines
Poster Guidelines


Student Biotechnology Network and Genome BC are pleased to invite BC’s scientific community to our annual Research Exchange & Poster Competition. Students from BC’s academic institutions will have an opportunity to present their research to our province’s scientific community. Cash prizes will be given for the top three posters. Students will have the opportunity to talk with researchers from academia and industry, as well as meet company representatives. Please join us for this great opportunity to showcase your research!

Participants in the Poster Competition will also be registered for the Genomics Forum.

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Time & Location

Date: Tuesday May 15th 2012
Time: 8:00am-4:00pm (tentative)
Location: UBC Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC

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Free Event

*Please fill in the webform and upload the Abstract Form file to complete the registration process.

Registration Deadline EXTENDED: May 4, 2012 at 4pm PDT

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Competition Details

  • Post-doctoral, graduate, undergraduate, as well as project and platform technology research posters from across BC are invited
  • Prizes: 1st: $500 2nd: $300 3rd: $200
  • A maximum of 50 posters will be accepted for the competition
  • Research posters on genomics-related topics are encouraged
  • Students should be prepared to present for 5-10 minutes (includes Q&A) about their poster to the judges
  • Each poster presentation will be assessed by at least two judges
  • The top three poster presenters may be asked to give a short 2 minute description of their projects at the Genome BC Genomics Forum
  • Breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be provided by Genome BC

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Abstract Guidelines

  • Abstracts must be submitted using the provided Abstract Form and uploaded during the registration process
  • Abstract forms MUST be renamed with the submitting authors name in Lastname_Firstname.doc format. Example: if the submitting author is John Smith, the abstract form filename would be Smith_John.doc
  • 300 word limit
  • Single-spaced
  • Times New Roman Font Size 12
  • The project should include at least some application or reference to genomics techniques or concepts

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Poster Guidelines

The poster will be judged on content (e.g. approach to the problem, data, conclusions) and presentation (e.g. organization, formatting).

Suggested Poster Size (NOT mandatory):
36” by 48” in landscape orientation

Suggested Font Sizes (NOT mandatory):
Main Title: 100pts
Section Headings: 50pts
Body: 25 pts

Suggested Sections (NOT mandatory):


Email info [at] with the subject line “Poster Competition”

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