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Resigstration Deadline: May 3, 2024 (closed)


Registration is free for all Cornell participants. Free transportation and hotel will be provided to all Weill Cornell Medicine participats. We have a limited number of hotel rooms reserved – please register ASAP to secure your spot!

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Abstract Submission Deadline: April 15, 2024 (closed)




***Abstracts submitted will be selected for either oral or poster presentations.

*** Prizes will be given to best oral/poster presenters!


An author must attend the poster session. If the Presenting Author is unable to attend the symposium to present the poster, every effort should be made to arrange for one of the other authors to present the poster.

For individuals who plan to attend and participate the abstract submission form will be open soon. Please also be sure to register.

Poster format:

  • All posters must be no larger than 4 feet high x 3 feet wide.
  • Presenters are responsible for printing and transporting their posters to the poster session.

The required elements of the poster are as follows:

  • Introduction: a brief discussion of the background or rationale of the study and/or the question addressed
  • Objectives and Methods: the experimental approach, materials, and methods used in the study
  • Results: the data and results obtained in the study
  • Conclusions: the conclusions and/or implications of the results


  • Faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral trainees, and staff at all levels in any department at Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech, or Cornell University and affiliated institutions and community organizations are eligible to submit an abstract. Student-submitted abstracts should include approval from their research supervisors.
  • One abstract submission per first author.
  • Abstracts on original research may be focused on any topic relevant to immunologic sciences.
  • One of the authors must commit to being present on April 27th to present the work.

Abstract Guidelines:
The abstract submission should include the following:

  1. Title
  2. Authors, including institutional affiliation and academic title with presenting author clearly identified
  3. If the presenting author is a student or trainee, identify as such and identify the mentor(s)
  4. Abstract text should explain to the general reader why the research was done, what was found and why the results are important. The text should start with some brief BACKGROUND information: a sentence giving a broad introduction to the field comprehensible to the general reader, and then a sentence of more detailed background specific to your study. This should be followed by an explanation of the OBJECTIVES/METHODS and then the RESULTS. The final sentence should outline the main CONCLUSIONS of the study, in terms that will be comprehensible to all our readers The abstract should be 250 words or less.

References are not required.