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Registration Instructions


Registration will be open in February 2017. Please register and submit your abstract by March 13th, 2017.

MSRS Student Presentation Policy: G1 students are REQUIRED to submit an abstract/present a poster. G2 and up are required to submit an abstract/poster. MS1/2 may submit a poster, but are not required. MS3/4 students are encouraged to submit a current or past poster.

Guidelines for abstract submission:

Your Name (First and Last)
Name of training program(s) in which this research was conducted (see instructions below)
Department(s) in which research was conducted (e.g., Department of Neurology)
Author List (e.g. Jonathan D. Cherry, John A. Olschowka, and M. Kerry O’Banion)
Abstract – limit to 350 words

Training program instructions:

MD/PhD students: list Medical Scientist Training Program AND granting program
MD non-PhD students: list School of Medicine and Dentistry AND name of year-out or summer program (if applicable)
Residents, fellows, and graduate students: list the name of respective program(s)
Postdoctoral fellows: Omit this line

If you do not already have a poster prepared, please follow these instructions:

We recommend a poster size of  3 by 4 feet, or 36 by 48 inches. Slightly larger posters, 42 by 56 inches will also fit on the provided poster boards.

Please note: The following citation must be included on all manuscripts/publications/etc. created by U of R MSTP Students: “__________ is a trainee in the Medical Scientist Training Program funded by NIH T32 GM007356. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institution of General Medical Science or NIH.”

U of R MSTP students can contact: Alysha Taggart ( if you need an account number to pay for the cost of printing your poster, however you must submit your receipt to the MSTP office.

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