Microbiome Insights, Inc. is planning to move operations into a new laboratory space in UBC's Pharmaceutical Sciences building -- and to mark the occasion, they will host a champagne reception with a poster competition open to local microbiome researchers.
Poster competition details:
The competition is open to all researchers and research assistants affiliated with UBC. Participants may bring any poster related to microbiome data collected within the past five years -- up to 3 posters per participant may be entered.
Posters previously presented at academic conferences are encouraged! Most standard poster sizes can be accommodated.
Posters will be judged on both scientific content and presentation. Judges will award first, second, and third prizes as well as a "crowd favourite".
DATE: Monday, May 28th, 2018
TIME: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
PLACE: Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, UBC Campus (2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, V6T 1Z3), Mezzanine floor
Participants should bring their poster for setup between 1:00 and 3:30 on May 28th. Winners will be announced during the champagne reception at 5:30.
Prizes are as follows:
First place: 50 free samples of amplicon sequencing ($5,500 value)
Second place: 30 free samples of amplicon sequencing ($3,300 value)
Third place: 20 free samples of amplicon sequencing ($2,200 value)
Crowd favourite: Cash prize of $250
RSVP for the poster competition to Jen Bower: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only the first 30 entries can be accepted, so email now!