AZPS
AZPS
Arizona Physiological Society
 

2017 Arizona Physiological Society Meeting

Northern Arizona University, DuBois Center

October 13-14, 2017

Our 10th annual meeting will be held in beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona at Northern Arizona University (Photo by Kevin Horstmann on Unsplash)

Our 10th annual meeting will be held in beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona at Northern Arizona University (Photo by Kevin Horstmann on Unsplash)

Theme for this year's meeting:

Physiological Methods - Origins and Cutting-edge Technologies

Our meetings are a chance to enjoy the beautiful locales within our state, talk nerdy, make new friends, practice networking skills, and gain more experience in communicating science. 

We're looking forward to seeing you there.  It's going to be a great event!


Honored Guests

Jan Burt - downsized pic.jpg

Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Arizona

"An Integrative Approach to Defining the Role of Connexins in Vascular Development and Remodeling"

George Somero - downsized pic.jpg

David and Lucile Packard Professor in Marine Science, Emeritus, Stanford University

"Molecular Adaptation to Environmental Stress: Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Solutions"


Registration

Abstract submissions are closed.  Please contact a member of the executive committee if you have any questions.  

Prize money has been set aside for awards that will be given to students/trainees for best abstracts/posters.  We are impressed year after year with the quality of our members' work and look forward to seeing what will be presented at the upcoming meeting!

Meeting registration will remain open until October 6 for attendees not presenting an abstract.  Clicking the button below will take you to the registration page.


Poster guidelines

  • The maximum dimensions of the poster should not exceed 44" tall by 44" wide (note: posters can be smaller than this should you choose)
  • Do NOT include the abstract on your poster
  • Keep text to a minimum - try to illustrate the story of your project
  • Want some tips/pointers for making a scientific poster?  Dr. Jose Ek-Vitorin has compiled some to share with you.

Program/schedule

Below is the tentative schedule for the annual meeting.  The final program/schedule will be shared once abstract assignment has been completed.

 
Friday, October 13
Time Event
12:00 Registration opens, poster set up
12:45 Welcome to meeting
1:00 Session I: oral presentations
2:00 Break
2:15 Session II: oral presentations
3:15 Break
3:30 Session III: oral presentations
4:30 Break
4:45 Keynote: Dr. George Somero
6:00 Dinner and social
7:30 Minute posters
8:00 Poster session I
 
Saturday, October 14
Time Event
7:30 Continental breakfast
8:30 Session IV: oral presentations
9:30 Break
9:45 AZ Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Janis Burt
10:45 Minute posters
11:00 Poster session II
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Business meeting
1:45 Adjourn

Housing and Parking 

The Courtyard Marriott is serving as this year's official hotel for the meeting.  The conference rate we've secured for attendees of the conference is $159/night.  Reservations can be made online here.  If making a reservation by phone, please mention the Arizona Physiological Society to get the discount.  The deadline to make a reservation at the special rate is September 15, 2017.

Below are maps for available parking around the venue for the annual meeting as well as a map showing how to get to the venue from the Courtyard Marriot (it's a half-mile walk).