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1999 Research Festival Set, Oct. 5-8, Poster Submission Available Online

The 1999 NIH Research Festival organizing committee is now accepting submission of poster abstracts by all NIH staff and FDA staff from the Bethesda campus. Poster sessions are, in general, coordinated to correspond to each day's plenary session and mini-symposia. The deadline for submission of poster topics is 5 p.m. Friday, June 18. Applicants will receive email confirmation of receipt of poster abstracts and will be notified of acceptance by mid-July. For more information about poster registration, contact Paula Cohen at 496-1776 or email

Poster applications must be submitted online, and the form can be accessed at the Festival Web site at:

The NIH Research Festival, scheduled for Oct. 5-8, is the annual showcase for the intramural programs. A Postdoctoral Job Fair, sponsored by the NIH Office of Education, will kick off the festival on Tuesday, Oct. 5, with the plenary sessions and mini-symposia to be held on Oct. 6 and 7. The plenary symposia this year will focus on advances in transplantation research, gene therapy and medical imaging.

The Technical Sales Association will once again sponsor the scientific equipment show on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 7 and 8, along with other yet-to-be-announced events.

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