American Heart Association Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Council Membership Renewal Council Preference
ATVB Early Career Committee Kathryn Moore Vice Chair Muredach Reilly Chair
Gateway to Scientific Networking Unknown Science Famous Science
What is the Purpose of a Poster Presentation? • Communicate the science. • Obtain feedback. • Advertise the presenters knowledge and talent. • Promote networking.
What Makes an Excellent Poster Presentation? Opinions differ! http://www.ncsu.edu/project/posters/NewSite/ http://www.swarthmore.edu/NatSci/cpurrin1/posteradvice.htm http://www.bio.miami.edu/ktosney/file/PosterHome.html http://www.the-aps.org/careers/careers1/GradProf/gposter.htm
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Common Problems of Poster Design • Too much information - – everything should be readable from 4 feet. • Erratic organization • Not a clear delivery of the take home point.
The Initial Contact • Make sure your name tag is visible. • Introduce yourself to a person who looks at your poster. • For Early Career Investigators, give your stage of career
Presenting Your Poster Tell a Story!! • The aim of the study • The sequence of how I performed experiments to address the aim. • I conclude….
How Long Should I Present My Poster? 2- 3 minutes Be prepared to respond to questions, but get back on track