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8th Annual Research Summit – Collaborate

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 – 7:30 a.m.

2017 Co-chairs

Samuel O. Poore, MD, PhD AND Susan Thibeault, PhD, CCC-SLP

Cool Science Image Contest

New this year! UW Department of Surgery faculty, staff and students are eligible to enter the 2017 UW Department of Surgery Cool Science Image Contest. Information about the contest and how to submit your cool science image will be available soon.


Union South
The Marquee
1308 West Dayton Street
Madison, Wisconsin

  • Parking is limited.
  • Public transportation is encouraged and will be available every 15 minutes.
  • Maps and Transportation


Registration is now open!

Please register by January 13, 2017.


Submit your abstract(s)!

Abstracts due November 1, 2016 • 5:00 p.m.

Abstract Guidelines

  • ALL submitted abstracts WILL have posters at the Research Summit.
  • We will contact you by December 9, 2016, to let you know if your abstract has been selected for an oral presentation or not.

Please note: A PDF of the abstract book will be available in early January.

Poster Information

Please click here for additional poster information.

Invited Speakers

Justin Dimick, MD, MPH
University of Michigan Health Systems
George D. Zuidema Professor of Surgery
Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Director, Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy
Associate Chair for Strategy & Finance

Kevin Eliceiri, PhD
Director, Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Director, Fabrication Lab
Morgridge Institute for Research

“Cell Scale Imaging and Fabrication for Surgical Application”

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