4th International RASopathies Symposium ~ Scientific Posters


All symposium attendees are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts for the Poster Session Friday Night, July 17, 2015 from 8:00-10:00 pm and/or Young Investigator Competition.

Deadline for Submission: Extended to MONDAY, June 15, 2015, 12 pm EST

How to submit an abstract:

  • Submit abstract as a Word document
  • Use 11 point Arial font
  • The abstract narrative should be no more than one 8-1/2” x 11” page
  • Include:
    • Abstract Title, centered on the top of the page
    • Authors’ names and affiliations
    • Name of the presenting author should be underlined

Submit poster abstract as an attachment by email to Amy Roberts (amy.roberts@cardio.chboston.org).  In the body of the submitting email, please type for every author listed:

  • Name
  • Affiliation
  • Email address
  • Name of the presenting author should be underlined

To apply for the Young Investigator Award, please indicate if you are a student, postdoctoral fellow, or junior faculty member as defined below.

Previously published material may be presented, if new aspects are introduced.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the American Journal of Medical Genetics.

You will be contacted by email June 25, 2015 on the status of acceptance of your abstract.  Winners of the Young Investigator Award will also be notified at this time.

Poster Specifications:

  1. Measurement: 3 feet (90 cm) wide x 4 feet (122 cm) high
  2. Mounting: materials will be provided


YOUNG INVESTIGATOR COMPETITION – deadline extended to June 15!

Young Investigators are encouraged to participate in this competition when submitting their research abstract.  Any trainee or a junior faculty member who is within 3 years of starting an academic faculty position is eligible for this competition.  Three prizes will be awarded.

Eligible Young Investigators:

  • Anyone who is still a trainee or within 3 years of starting an academic faculty position as of July 17, 2015.

Prize: Up to $1,500 eligible reimbursable travel expenses, plus free symposium registration.

How to Submit:

  • Send abstract to Amy Roberts by June 15, 2015 (see instructions above).
  • Indicate if you are a student, a postdoctoral fellow, or a junior faculty member.
  • Include a letter explaining where and when you completed your training, signed by your program director.  This can be scanned and attached as well, or faxed separately to Amy Roberts at (617) 739-6282.

Jurors: The 2015 Scientific Advisory Board


  • Participation in the Poster Session on Friday night, July 17, 2015, 8:00-10:00 pm.
  • Oral presentation at the symposium, Saturday, July 18, 2015.
  • Participation in the Break-out Sessions with the RASopathy family groups, Sunday, July 19, 2015, ending by 12:30 pm.

Notification of Winners: Winners will be notified June 25, 2015.