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9th Annual Research Summit – The New Frontier

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 – 7:30 a.m.

2018 Co-chairs

Samuel O. Poore, MD, PhD and Robert R Redfield III, MD


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 will open in September.
Registration deadline: January 13, 2018.


Abstract submission will open in September.
Abstract submission deadline: November 1, 2017.

Abstract Guidelines

  • ALL submitted abstracts WILL have posters at the Research Summit.
  • We will contact you by December 9, 2017, to let you know if your abstract has been selected for an oral presentation or not.

Poster Information

Please click here for additional poster information.

Cool Science Image Contest

Cool Science Image submission will open in September.

UW Department of Surgery faculty, staff and students are eligible to enter the 2018 UW Department of Surgery Cool Science Image Contest.

Invited Speakers

Jo Handelsman, PhD
Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID),
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor, Plant Pathology, Systems Biology

Paul Cederna, MD
Chief, Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan
Robert Oneal Collegiate Professor of Plastic Surgery
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

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