9:00AM-4:30PM followed by reception. Refreshments provided
Boston University Charles River Campus, Photonics Colloquium Room
6 – 8 Saint Mary’s Street, Boston, MA
Who: early career members (students, fellows, postdocs, Instructors, Assistant Professors) associated with NIDDK funded Nutrition Obesity Research Centers and Diabetes Centers
What: original studies on nutrition or metabolic disease (unpublished work is preferred)
Why: mentoring, networking, competition, prizes, and good food
All investigators will be notified by Wednesday, October 17.
Prizes ($500, $250, $100) will be awarded to the top three presenters in each category: Basic, Clinical and Population as selected by senior mentors.
We are looking for early stage investigators (students, fellows, postdocs, Instructors, Assistant Professors) of NIDDK funded Nutrition Obesity Research Centers and Diabetes Centers to present their studies on nutrition or metabolic disease at the inaugural meeting of the Nutrition Obesity Research Club featuring the BONDatathon.
Promoting closer interactions and collaborations among nutrition and obesity researchers in Boston and throughout New England.
Over the course of 1 week, October 19-26, teams will have access to a pool of datasets contributed by local researchers from the fields of Obesity and Nutrition Research as well as national datasets. Teams will work together to come up with novel data analyses, inferences, and visualizations that could inform future research in those fields. $3000 will be awarded to teams who come up with the best ideas, results, and most novel data visualizations at the inaugural Nutrition Obesity Research Club Meeting
SUPPORTED BY THE
At Boston Medical Center
and Boston University School of Medicine
BNORC aims to facilitate and support the conduct of cutting edge basic and translational research in the fields of nutrition and obesity science in the Boston area with the long term goal of promoting optimal health throughout the lifespan and aims to contribute to and help coordinate utilization of resources that enrich the education and training of investigators, be they new to the field or established investigators from other fields, in order to promote the conduct of trans-disciplinary nutrition and obesity research.
The Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center is administratively based at Boston Medical Center and is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIDDK) grant P30DK046200. All publications resulting from the utilization of BNORC resources are required to credit the Center by including the NIH Funding Acknowledgement and must comply with NIH Public Access Policy.