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Advancing Research in Camden: A Rowan University-wide Research Symposium

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
401 S. Broadway
Camden, NJ

This special event will bring together faculty and students interested in the biomedical sciences and bio-engineering to learn about research being performed across Rowan University and its three campuses in Camden, Glassboro and Stratford. The event will include two nationally-renowned guest speakers and a poster session featuring the work of Rowan research scientists and students.


10 a.m. Arrival & Registration
10:30 a.m.

Welcome & Greetings

Annette C. Reboli, MD
Dean, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Ali Houshmand, PhD
President, Rowan University

James Newell, PhD
Provost, Rowan University


Morning Plenary Address

“The Challenge of Anticipating the Future in Biomedical Research”
Ross McKinney, MD,
Chief Scientific Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges

Noon -1:45 p.m. 

Poster Presentations and Lunch

Faculty and students from Rowan University’s colleges and schools will be on hand to present posters featuring their research in biomedical sciences and bioengineering. 

1:45 p.m.-2:45  

Afternoon Plenary Address

Title to be announced
Cato T. Laurencin, MD, PhD
University Professor
Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director, The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Center for Biomedical, Biological, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Director, The Institute for Regenerative Engineering
Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
The University of Connecticut

2:45-3 p.m. 

Closing Remarks

Annette C. Reboli, MD

3-4 p.m.    Reception & Networking

Call for Abstracts

You are invited to submit an abstract and present a poster of your research project at the symposium. Poster submissions from all campuses at Rowan University are welcome. Poster space will be limited and we require that the primary author must be on-site to present the poster. Please be aware that the size of the poster board space is 68 inches wide and 38 inches high.

To register for the event and submit an abstract, please use the online form. The deadline for abstract submissions is Monday, September 17, 2018 at midnight.


Sharon Clark
(856) 361-2825