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Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin (GRS)
Gordon Research Seminar

Biophysical, Biological and Clinical Insight into the Skin Barrier

Dates

August 12-13, 2017

Location

Waterville Valley
Waterville Valley, NH Site Information

Organizers

Chairs:
Xue Liu & Magdalena Hoppel

Application Deadline

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 15, 2017. Please apply early, as some meetings become oversubscribed (full) before this deadline. If the meeting is oversubscribed, it will be stated here. Note: Applications for oversubscribed meetings will only be considered by the Conference Chair if more seats become available due to cancellations.

GRS Speaker Abstract Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the date noted above, any applicants who wish to be considered for an oral presentation should submit their application by May 12, 2017. Please refer to the application instructions in the Meeting Description section below for more details (if available).

Meeting Description

Overview

The first Gordon Research Seminar on Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin is a new and special forum for graduate students, post-docs, and other scientists with similar interests to present and exchange cutting edge ideas.

The topics of this seminar will span all facets of fundamental and applied science as related to barrier function of skin. This includes barrier structure, function and disease, skin biomechanics, new approaches to overcome the skin barrier and technologies in investigating drug absorption.

This seminar provides opportunities for young investigators to pitch their work, communicate with other young pioneers and gain confidence for the following GRC conference. Furthermore, the seminar strives to provide attendees career development opportunities by including a panel session that mentors will provide key insights and advice.

Application Instructions

The meeting will feature approximately 10 talks and 2 poster sessions. All attendees are expected to actively participate in the GRS either by giving an oral presentation or presenting a poster. Therefore, all applications must include an abstract.

The Chairs will select speakers from abstracts submitted by May 12, 2017. Those applicants who are not chosen for talks and those who apply after the deadline to be considered for an oral presentation will be expected to present a poster. In order to participate, you must submit an application by the date indicated in the Application Deadline section above.

Program Format

Saturday Sunday
  • Introductory Comments: 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
  • Introductory Science Session: 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Poster Session I: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Dinner: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Evening Science Session: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Breakfast: 7:30 am - 8:30 am
  • Morning Science Session: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Poster Session II: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Lunch: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Concluding Science Session: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Evaluation Period: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Program for related GRC begins: 6:00 pm

Related Meeting

This GRS will be held in conjunction with the "Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin" Gordon Research Conference (GRC). Those interested in attending both meetings must submit an application for the GRC in addition to an application for the GRS. Refer to the associated GRC program page for more information.

Contributors

Preliminary Program Outline

An outline of the program components for this GRS is displayed below. The Conference Chair is currently developing their detailed program schedule, which will include the speakers they select from submitted abstracts, in addition to any additional components outlined below. The detailed program will be available by June 12, 2017. Please check back for updates.

Speakers

  • To Be Selected from Submitted Abstracts

Discussion Leaders

  • To Be Selected from Submitted Abstracts

Mentorship Component

"Career Panel"

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