Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum

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Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum (MSBRF)

February 22, 2020

 

The Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum (MSBRF) provides medical and graduate students as well as other health professional students the opportunity to present their original biomedical research in either an oral or poster format.

Sponsored by the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and Creighton University (CU), the forum offers an excellent opportunity for participants to receive critical review and recognition of their research from their peers and established scientists.

Financial rewards are given in various categories.

Over the past 50 years, MSBRF has grown into an important assembly of young scientists. Last year, over 100 students from Midwest medical schools presented their research.


Keynote Speaker

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Getting from There to Here One Dirt Pile at a Time: Fulfilling a Passion for Clinical Research
Karen Hux, PhD


Joining the Forum

To be eligible to participate in the Forum, you must currently be either: 

Registration and Abstract Submission Process

  1. Register online.

    • The registration fee to join the Forum is $90. This fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, and social hour to include appetizers and beverages for the presenter.
    • Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to submit your abstract.

      REGISTRATION CLOSED

      UNMC Students: We are NOT able to accept payment using GRANT cost centers (those starting with 34, 35, or 36).

  2. Submit your abstract

    • Abstracts must be submitted online in .doc or .docx format. The title of the file MUST include the presenter's last name (e.g., Smith_MSBRF_abstract.docx).
      • Remember, you will receive the link to submit your abstract in your registration confirmation email.
    • Abstracts must comply with the submission guidelines.
    • You must submit a completed Faculty Sponsor/Advisor Approval Form along with your abstract.

Deadline for registration and abstract submission is December 13, 2019.

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

The registration fee for an abstract that is not accepted will be refunded. No other refunds will be processed. If, for any reason, you will not be able to present at the Forum, you must provide written notification, with the consent of your advisor, no later than Friday, February 7, 2020.


 

Location

The Harper Center @ Creighton University
Mike & Josie Harper Center

Creighton University
602 N 20th Street, Omaha, NE

For More Information

Contact
Whitney VanArsdall
Telephone: 402-559-4124
Email: whitney.vanarsdall@unmc.edu

 


 

MSBRF Committee

The MSBRF Committee is composed of students, faculty, and staff of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and Creighton University (CU).

51st MSBRF Committee Advisors Administrative Contact

Kimberly Fazio (CU)
Stephen Haller (UNMC)
Jacquelyn Ho (CU)
Pashayar Lookian (CU)
Jake Son (UNMC)
Natalie Sturd (UNMC)

Joe Knezetic, PhD (CU)
Charles Kuszynski, PhD (UNMC)

Jared Berezin (CU)
Whitney VanArsdall (UNMC)

 


 

Award Categories

  ORAL PRESENTATION 

  Medical/Professional Student Graduate Student
1st Place $500 cash + Plaque $500 cash + Plaque
2nd Place $250 cash + Plaque $250 cash + Plaque
3rd Place $100 cash + Certificate $100 cash + Certificate
Sigma Xi Awards of Merit $25 cash + Certificate $25 cash + Certificate

 

 POSTER PRESENTATION  

  Medical/Professional Student Graduate Student
1st Place $500 cash + Plaque $500 cash + Plaque
2nd Place $250 cash + Plaque $250 cash + Plaque
3rd Place $100 cash + Certificate $100 cash + Certificate
Sigma Xi Awards of Merit $25 cash + Certificate $25 cash + Certificate