Annual Meeting 2017 - Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Hilton Baton Rouge Capital Center)

January 20-22, 2017

Selected LBRN INBRE Project PIs are required to submit an abstract for his/her research presentation for Saturday, January 21, 2017. Please see agenda for details. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Alexis White,

Deadline for all the oral presentation abstract submissions is January 4, 2017 - the link is emailed with the online event registration.

The oral presentation abstract submission form is emailed to Full Project PI's (make sure to select proper title! in registration form!).

Below are the details for your oral presentations (please see the agenda for the assigned time) at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, January 21, 2017. The Full project PI's are invited to give a 20 minute presentation highlighting the progress of their LBRN research project during the past year. As indicated, in the suggested presentation outline below, this presentation is different from a presentation normally made at a research meeting and must be designed to summarize your project and what has been acomplished during the past summer. After the presentations, the Full Project PI's will have an opportunity to meet with the LBRN EAC regarding their research project.

The research presentation should include the following:

  • Project Title (1 Slide)
    • Mentee
    • Name and Institution
    • Mentors
    • Name and Institution
  • Goals (1-2 Slides)
  • Overall Goals and Specific Aims of your project
  • Hypotheses (1 Slide)
  • Hypotheses investigated during the past 12 months
  • Summary: Experimental Approach/Results (2-3 Slides)
  • Brief summary of Experimental approach/es and results accomplished during the past 12 months
  • Impediments & Solutions (1 Slide)
  • Did you encounter any impediments in accomplishing your project? If so, what steps did you take to overcome this?
  • Next Steps (1-2 Slides)
  • What are the next steps in your research?

  • Project progress (1 Slide)
  • Summarize measurable accomplishments such as papers, abstracts, grants submitted or funded, and students trained.
  • Address how does this fit within the overall time line for the project.
  • Future (optional slides)
  • How your project will lead into the area of Clinical Translational Research and Community Based Participatory Research?
  • Acknowledgements (1 slide)
  • Acknowledgements

Note: In order for us to be on schedule, we ask that you do not exceed the number of slides listed or the time allotted for your presentation since you will need time for questions and answers.

Sample Research Presentation Templates (You do not have to use these templates)

Presentation Requirements

The abstract cannot exceed 2000 characters. Abstracts for research presentations will be printed in the LBRN 15th Annual Meeting Program.

Note the type of platform and file type you are sending (i.e. Windows/Powerpoint, OS X (Mac)/Powerpoint, OS X (Mac)/Keynote, etc.) Include any images/movies/etc. into the presentation file (i.e. make sure they are embedded if you referenced external files). Use the standard typefaces on your system. We will be using a single laptop to do all the presentations in the interest of saving time for the presentations.

The deadline to have the slides is Friday, January 20, 2017 at registration. An emailed link will be provided to upload your presentation.