The ASBMR 2013 Annual Meeting offers countless opportunities for young investigators to launch their careers, including:
- 50 Young Investigator awards of $1,000
- 100 Young Investigator travel grants of $500
- Opportunities for onsite networking with other young investigators, as well as internationally renowned bone scientists. These include:
- ASBMR Networking Breakfast – an informal breakfast where young investigators can network with ASBMR leaders, NIH representatives and senior scientists at tables assigned by scientific topic
- Speed Networking Event – a unique opportunity to meet more than 10 senior investigators in 60 minutes
- Young Investigator Happy Hour – network with other young investigators and ASBMR leaders
- A grant writing workshop to help you secure funding for future research
- A career development session with valuable career advancement tips from seasoned investigators
- The NIH Lounge, where you can speak one-on-one with representatives from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- An outstanding scientific program
- And much more
The ASBMR Abstract Center is now open and will be accepting abstracts until April 10, 2013. Before you submit your abstract, please read the Abstract Submission Instructions and the Abstract Submission FAQs.
Need abstract-writing guidance? Check out ASBMR's recorded webinar, "How to Write a Persuasive Abstract," presented by Andre van Wijnen, Ph.D.
New this year - ASBMR Symposium: Cutting Edge Discoveries in Muscle Biology, Disease and Therapeutics
This special one-day symposium will be held on Thursday, October 3, one day prior to the ASBMR 2013 Annual Meeting. Abstracts submitted to the Annual Meeting in the muscle biology and muscle and bone interactions categories will also be considered for poster presentation at this one-day symposium. Up to 20 travel grants of $500 each will be awarded to Young Investigators who are selected to present their abstract.