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Competitive Scientific Poster Exhibition Call for Posters

Friday, April 20, 2018


2018 Research Symposium Poster Submission Form


Please email the 2018 Research Symposium Poster Submission Form and an abstract to Jacqueline Lawler

UVM faculty, staff, and students are invited to submit scientific posters representing their cancer-relevant research for the UVM Cancer Center's 2018 Clinical and Translational Research Symposium competitive poster session. Posters will be judged in two categories: (1) Faculty/Staff, (2) Post-doctoral/Pre-doctoral. Cash prizes will be awarded to a winner in each category.

All cancer-relevant research at UVM is eligible for entry. Two to three researchers with abstracts related to the symposium topic, Cancer Control in a Rural Environment, will be invited to have their work showcased at an open poster discussion just before lunch. Posters will be on display all day with an interactive poster session from 12:45-1:15 PM. Winners will be announced at the conclusion of the day.

To submit your poster, please complete the 2018 Research Symposium Poster Submission Form, including abstract, and email to Jacqueline Lawler.

The Deadline to Submit Posters is Sunday, April 1, 2018. This deadline has been changed from the original 4/6 deadline. Please plan accordingly. 

Questions can be directed to Jacqueline Lawler at, or by telephone at (802) 656-2176.


Poster Instructions

  • The poster board assigned to each presenter will be 60 inches wide by 40 inches high
  • All posters must be one single piece of paper, and not multiple panels to be pieced together
  • Posters should be delivered to Jacqueline Lawler in HSRF 316 no later than Wednesday, April 18th at 12 PM. Posters submitted after this deadline will not be included in the poster session
  • A reminder that UVM Cancer Center members should include the UVM Cancer Center logo. Please email Jacqueline Lawler for access to this logo
  • All shared resources should be properly credited in the text of the poster


2018 UVM Cancer Center Clinical & Translational Research Symposium
Cancer Control in a Rural Environment

MedEd 200: Sullivan Classroom


8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast: MedEd 200: Sullivan Classroom

9:00 AM: Welcome from University of Vermont Cancer Center leadership

Block One: Cancer Control in a Rural Environment: MedEd 200: Sullivan Classroom

9:10 AM: J. Walter Juckett Distinguished Lecture: Electra Paskett, PhD, The Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center

10:00 AM: Nicholas H. Farina, PhD, University of Vermont Cancer Center

10:15 AM: Coffee Break: 10 Minutes

Block Two: Screening and Prevention MedEd 200: Sullivan Classroom

10:25 AM: Tracy Onega, PhD, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

11:10 AM: Alison Landrey, MD, University of Vermont Cancer Center

11:30: Poster Discussion

12:00 PM: Lunch and Poster Session: HSRF 100: Hoehl Gallery

Block Three: Lifestyle and Risk Assessment: MedEd 200: Sullivan Classroom

1:30 PM: Christie Befort, PhD, University of Kansas Cancer Center

2:20 PM: Kim Dittus, MD, PhD, University of Vermont Cancer Center

Block Four: Tobacco: MedEd 200: Sullivan Classroom

2:40 PM: Stephen Higgins, PhD, University of Vermont Cancer Center

3:30 PM: Garth Garrison, MD, University of Vermont Cancer Center

3:45 PM: Closing Remarks and Winners of Poster Session Announced

4:00 PM: Reception: HSRF 100, Hoehl Gallery