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Attend Life Science Tennessee Conference Nov 9, 2017 for free!

Posted by on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Uncategorized .

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This is a wonderful networking opportunity to meet local life science industry leaders that is not to be missed!

Thursday, November 9


Graduate students and researchers from across Tennessee’s academic institutions are invited to submit applications to the Life Science Tennessee Poster Session held in conjunction with LSTCON this year. The poster session highlights the broad capabilities and research of the life science industry in Tennessee.

Life Science Tennessee is the state’s leading association representing the pharmaceutical, research and diagnostics, biotechnology, nutraceutical, medical laboratory, bioinformatics, bioag and medical device sectors. By participating in the conference, poster presenters will be able to network and explore alternative career paths in Tennessee’s life science community.

About the Conference

Life Science Tennessee brings together top industry executives in Nashville for Tennessee’s premier life science conference. This year’s conference will feature presentations from Jim Greenwood and Scott Whitaker, leaders at key national organizations BIO and AdvaMed, as well as Mark Walsh of the Small Business Administration. Our poster session will give you exceptional access to SBA and FDA thought leaders working on the front lines to shape the life science industry. Join us as we welcome nearly 200 leading bioscience and med-tech executives, and policy makers from across the state and around the nation in conversations about how Tennessee innovations are feeding, healing and fueling the world. More information about the conference can be found at

The Poster Session will take place the evening of Thursday, Nov. 9th.

Poster Guidelines
Posters should present data from specific research projects and adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Poster size must be 72 inches wide by 48 inches high. Different poster sizes will not be accommodated.
  • An abstract must be submitted corresponding to the title and content of the poster.
  • Include all funding sources and conflicts of interest on the poster.

How to Submit a Poster

  • Please submit a poster abstract by Monday, Oct. 30th   EXTENDED to Wed, Nov 1!  to
  • The abstract limit is 2,300 characters.
  • You will be notified of your acceptance by Tuesday, Oct. 31. 

Abstract content and editing are the responsibility of the submitting author. Abstracts will be published as received. Please review your abstract prior to submission to ensure accuracy (co-authors, funding recognition, etc.).  

Submission of an abstract is free. Students that submit abstracts by Oct 30th and are selected will receive a complimentary conference registration. We encourage you to attend the whole conference if selected.

To join the Academic Alliance or register for the conference visit Please contact Alex Cate at 615-242-8856 or for further assistance.

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