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6th Annual Postdoc Symposium

September 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 6th Annual UW–Madison Postdoctoral Research Symposium will be held Friday, September 24th at the Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building. Organized during the National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the symposium offers a venue for UW-Madison postdocs to share their work with others and foster new collaborations. This year’s theme is research communication.

The symposium includes a Poster Session and a Blitz Talk competition to showcase the ongoing research from our excellent postdocs. The poster session and blitz talk competition is open to postdocs from all disciplines. There will be a Judge’s award for the winner of the Blitz Talk and people’s choice awards for the Poster Session and Blitz Talks.

To participate in the Poster Session and/or the Blitz Talk please submit your abstract in the link below by midnight on Monday, August 16th, 2021 (~300 words, optional graphical abstract 1 page). Notification of acceptance will be sent in early September. Blitz Talk presenters will prepare a 5-minute research talk designed to engage a general audience. Poster presenters will bring a poster highlighting a recent research project to stand by during the poster session happy hour. This is a great opportunity to share your work and hone your research communication skills! Contact Helen Long (helen.long@wisc.edu) with questions regarding submissions.

Poster or Blitz talk submission link: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9ZkDRO0qhHCJx2K

Submission guidelines available here.

A link to register for the symposium as a participant will come at a later date. Presenters who are selected will be automatically registered. Registration is free.


September 24, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building
425 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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