Career Development

Larry Rudel Award

The Larry Rudel Award honors outstanding trainees working on topics closely related to lipid metabolism and lipid-related disease. Three graduate students or post docs within 5 years of their terminal degree will have the opportunity to compete for a $500 cash prize.  Presentations will be made at a dedicated session with judges selecting the top presentation.  Abstracts are due August 5 for consideration.

Click here to donate to the Larry Rudel Award Fund.

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Selected Abstracts

Up to seven abstracts will be selected for podium presentations throughout the conference.  Abstracts are due August 5 for consideration.

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Networking

FLRC is known for being an exceedingly social event where trainees are given ample space to interact with leaders in the field.  

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Career Development Lunch

Trainees will have the option to attend one of two career development sessions. 

Session I – How to Publish in High-Impact Journals:  A panel discussion with Suzanne Barbour, Alan Daugherty, Scott Gordon and Deb Muoio.

 

Session II – Transitional Awards from the NIH with Karin Lidman, PhD | Program Director, Office of Research Training and Career Development, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, NHLBI, NIH

Ian Williamson, PhD | Postdoctoral Research Associate, Division of Gastroenterology, Duke University School of Medicine 

Sarah Cohen, PhD | Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  

Registration is required for this free event.

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Poster Presentations

All abstracts submitted by August 19 are eligible for poster display during the Poster Sessions.  

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