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University of Iowa, Iowa City - July 31-August 2

Registration (Deadline July 1, 2016)

Registration is $220 and will include dinner on Sunday night, as well as breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks on Monday and Tuesday of the workshop.  Attendees will be responsible for all other meals. Please note any dietary restrictions you may have by emailing 

Some travel awards will be available for presenting students.

Attendees are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations.  Please visit the “Travel” page for more information.”

You can register to attend the meeting at the link below:


After registration is complete please read the instructions below to submit an abstract and request a poster or oral presentation. All poster sessions and talks will take place in the Medical Education Research Facility (MERF). The short talks will be selected from submitted abstracts. Due to limited space available, we will limit talks to one per lab.

There will be three poster sessions on Monday, August 1 and Tuesday, August 2. We will have poster boards measuring 6' wide and 4' tall. We will provide thumbtacks to attach posters to the poster boards. All posters will be available for view throughout the meeting.

Short talks will be 15 minutes in length, followed by 5 minutes of questions, for a total of 20 minutes. To ensure equal time for all the presenters, we will adhere strictly to the talk schedule. An LCD projector, laptop, and overhead projector will be available for presenters. Please let us know if you have any special requirements.

Please follow the link to register for our image contest.

Mad City Labs Inc. will be sponsoring a lab tour to demonstrate their MicroMirrorTIRF platform (http://www.madcitylabs.com/MicroMirrorTIRF.html) during the workshop. If you are interested in signing up, please send an email to MWSMW-2016@healthcare.uiowa.edu with mmTIRF in the subject line.

Abstract Submission Guidelines (Deadline July 1, 2016)

Please prepare your abstract as a 1-page word document; preferred font is Arial 11 (text) and Arial bold 12 for the title.

Abstracts which indicate TCB (to be confirmed) in any field will not be accepted. Abstracts will not be proofread prior to printing so you are strongly advised to ensure there are no typing errors before submission.


The title should be brief (preferably one or two lines) but descriptive.


The main (presenting) author's name should be marked with an asterisk (*).


Authors and their corresponding affiliation should be indicated with numbers. (Example John Smith1 and 1Science College of Medicine).


Abstracts should be approximately 300-800 words or no more than one page. Figures, graphs and schemes may be included.

Single spacing should be used throughout.

References, denoted by numbers in the text, should be listed at the end of the test. 

Abstracts which most closely fit with the themes of the conference sessions will be selected. A scientific committee will review the abstracts and those selected to present will be notified by e-mail. Abstracts submitted but not chosen for oral presentation will automatically be listed as poster presentations.

All abstracts will be produced into a book of abstracts and made available to delegates at the meeting*.

*Please notes that this does not constitute a publication.

Submit abstracts to the following e-mail address: