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Abstracts and Presentations



 Call for Abstracts for KSU CVM Phi Zeta Research Day, March 26, 2019

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019

Instructors, post-graduate and graduate students, house officers, and veterinary students are invited to submit abstracts for poster and/or oral presentations to be given on Phi Zeta Research Day.

  • Please click here for the required submission form
  • Abstracts should be 250 words or less in length
  • Indicate your submission’s category (basic sciences - defined as fundamental research to enhance our understanding of nature and the behavior of living systems, clinical/applied sciences - defined as practical research investigating interventions to improve natural phenomena and the behavior of living systems, or case report/case series)
  • For research abstracts please include the following sections; Introduction or Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion(s)
  • For case reports/case series please include the following sections; Introduction or Background, Case Description, Discussion, +/- Conclusion(s)
  • A panel of reviewers will determine which submissions will be for oral presentation, and the remainder will be asked to present a poster. If you wish to present a poster and not be considered for oral presentation, please indicate that on the abstract form.  
  • All abstract submissions should use the Abstract Template format and be submitted as a Microsoft Word document to 2019 Phi Zeta Research Day Abstract Submission.

Poster presentation guidelines:

  • Poster Size: Please check with your mentor regarding poster size as posters that go to a national meeting will have to be a specific size, otherwise posters tend to be 3' x 4' (36”  x 48”). If going oversees the dimensions will often be vertical instead of horizontal 
  • Posters can be printed with the Veterinary Medical Library's Print Graphic Services.  Contact Susie Larson at 785-532-4025 or larson@vet.k-state.edu
  • The Mara Conference Center, 4th Floor, Trotter Hall, will be open from 9:00am on the day for set-up
  • Table tents and thumbtacks will be provided
  • The Poster Session question and answer time for judging will be from 2:30-3:30pm
  • Posers must be removed from the Mara Conference Center by 5:30pm

Oral presentation guidelines:

  • Arrive at 1:00pm to your designated room to upload your presentation
  • No specific format required
  • 12 minute presentation time limit
  • 3 minutes allowed for questions and answers

Please contact Dee Roblyer at droblyer@vet.k-state.edu with questions and/or concerns.