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Women in Science Symposium

April 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Women in Science group (WinS) will be hosting the 5th annual Women in Science Symposium, recognizing the work and contributions of women to the advancement of science.

A networking lunch and poster session competition will follow a panel featuring UNC alumni in various scientific careers. The symposium will end with a keynote speech by Dr. Allyson Evans, deputy editor at Molecular Cell, and poster winner awards that include travel awards and dinner with our keynote speaker. All genders are welcome and encouraged to participate in this event.


9:30-10 a.m. Registration and Poster Set Up with Light Refreshments, Medical Biomedical Research Building (MBRB) 1st Floor Lobby
10-11 a.m. Panel with UNC Graduates, MBRB G202
11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Reception and Poster Session, MBRB Ground and 1st Floor Lobbies
Poster Session 1 – 11:15-12 p.m.
Poster Session 2 – 12-12:45 p.m.
1-2 p.m. Structured Networking Lunch, MBRB Second Floor Lobby
2-3 p.m. Keynote,MBRB G202
Dr. Allyson Evans, Deputy Editor at Molecular Cell
3:15 p.m.  Closing Remarks


Co-sponsored by WinS, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, SWAC, FUSE, AAPS, GPSF and AM_WISE




Please have your poster abstract and title ready to submit for the poster session during your registration.

If you plan to attend the luncheon, please RSVP during registration, and please rank your top 3 table choices.

Abstracts must be submitted no later than Friday, March 29th. Please use the following link to submit an abstract:


We will be offering $400 and $200 travel awards to the best poster presentations for graduate students and postdocs!


April 12, 2019
9:30 am - 3:30 pm